Trip Planner: South Pacific / New Zealand / North Island / Manawatu-Wanganui Region / Tongariro National Park / Tongariro Northern Circuit
The Tongariro Northern Circuit, one of the New Zealand Great Walks, is a three- to four-day tramp in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand. The hike includes the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a day's march that incorporates the Northern Circuit's most stunning scenery. The complete trail forms a 50 kilometres long loop trail that circumnavigates Mount Ngauruhoe. Approximately 7,000 trampers complete the walk each year. This compares to the approximately 25,000 who walk only the Tongariro Crossing section.Work out when and for how long to visit Tongariro Northern Circuit and other Tongariro National Park attractions using our handy Tongariro National Park online tour itinerary planner.
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BEWARE - FAR MORE INCIDENTS AND DEATHS ON THIS TRACK THAN ANY OTHER IN NZ. A superb tramp. However although we had prepared well and read widely about the track we found we were on the edge of our..... more »
If you've ever wanted to go to Mars then this may be the next best thing. We did a slightly different trip than most by only doing half the circuit and starting at the road end on the desert road... more »
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