• Tongariro Mt Ruapehu
    Mount-Ruapehu-Ruapehu-Image BY Penny Egleton
  • Tongariro Mt Ruapehu
    Tongariro-Alpine-Crossing-Ruapehu- Image By: Legend-Photography

Tongariro Mt Ruapehu

Description

New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage Site. The Tongariro National Park is rich in both cultural identity and dramatic, awe-inspiring natural scenery. Unique landforms, including the volcanic peaks of Ngauruhoe, Tongariro and Ruapehu ensure the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is considered a world-renowned trek.

City Tips

TheTongariro village is located near the base of Mt Ruapehu, at the intersection of SH4 & SH47 on the volcanic plateau, half way between Auckland and Wellington. It boasts great views of all three mountains, Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings filiming locations) and Mt Ruapehu - a unique dual world heritage area, 300,000 years in the making.

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