The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is the best one-day trek in New Zealand. It is 19.4 km (12 mile) through volcanic alpine terrain. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is located in the Tongariro National Park - New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual UNESCO World Heritage Site. Come and see for yourself the famous Red Crater, Emerald lakes and dramatic landscape. Tongariro Expeditions offer return transport to and from your accommodation in Taupo (as long as it is in the town centre). Weather updates are sent to you prior to your day and in the morning you receive a map and information sheet.
Map and information sheet
One way shuttle
Use the links on our website to take you to the correct location or email us to confirm the link you require.
Park on the side of the road on SH46 in peak season. Make sure you are half an hour early so that your morning runs smoothly.
Use the links on our website, arrive early and be organised and prepared.
Full refund if cancelled up to 48 hours before activity starts.
Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.
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