Private Tour [3 Days]: Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Huka Falls & Lake Taupō

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Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Immerse yourself with panoramic views of an ancient volcanic resting ground. Experience the trek across a dramatic alpine and volcanic landscapes all with stunning views. Walk the unforgettable Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a World Heritage site, celebrated for both its cultural and spectacular natural significance and at the centre of sparkling Lake Taupo, the great inland sea of New Zealand witnesses the Snow-blanketed winter ski fields thundering Huka Falls, steaming geothermal valleys with rejuvenating hot springs.

What's Included

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

Admission to guided Tongariro Crossing experience & Shuttle

Admission to New Zealand’s largest showcase of honey products

Admission to self-guided Wairakei Terrace walkway

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Discover the spectacular beauty and variety of Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Embark on a guided hike over the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Free tastings of 100% pure New Zealand honey, honey wine (mead) and liqueurs

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Luxurious temperature controlled transportation

See volcanic terrain, emerald lakes, and stunning red craters

Start on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing track and head up to Soda Springs

Visit mighty and majestic Huka falls

Visit to the stunning lake city of Taupō waterfront

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge





Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children aged 12 and above are permitted to this experience although they need a reasonable amount of fitness to complete the hike.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Extreme level of fitness is required.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Take plenty of food and drink especially in the summer months
  • The Tongariro Alpine Crossing should not be taken lightly and you must be properly equipped to undertake this walk.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Warm clothing layers: lots of layers. woolen or polypropylene thermals and fleece, waterproof clothing, wind-proof raincoat and trousers
  • Allow 7-8 hours (a full day) for your hike - be prepared for a long and challenging day out
  • Children under 7 years of age are not permitted to travel with us due to unstable weather conditions through the year.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • It is extremely difficult to carry a small child safely over the Crossing track as parts are quite rough and uneven.
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Not suitable for pregnant women, people with mobility impairments, people with heart problems, people with back problems, neurological issues.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Strong, sturdy boots footwear (you will be trekking over uneven volcanic terrain)
  • The recommended start age for hikers on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is 10-12 years old.
  • Tongariro National Park can be subject to unpredictable weather, and conditions can change quickly. It is important that all walkers carry the essentials for their journey across.
  • Travelers should have a high level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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