As a region with deep cultural, spiritual and historical significance, there is much more to Tongariro than its incredible landscape. The stories date back centuries, so let’s look at the history of Tongariro and why it’s so precious to the people of New Zealand. The diverse area is enriched with stories from the region’s tribe […]
Tongariro National Park is world famous for so many reasons. Its stunning scenery, magnificent ski fields and volcanic activity have all made headlines at some point. But did you know it’s also the filming location for The Lord of the Rings? Discover these enchanting parts of Middle-Earth on the Tongariro Lord of the Rings tour. […]
Come 2019, Whakapapa ski fieldwill undergo a huge transformation with the introduction of a new, state-of-the-art Mt Ruapehu gondola. This exciting new feature will enhance the Mt Ruapehu tourism experience. The Mt Ruapehu ski season is a hive of activity with visitors coming from far and wide to be first among the fresh powder. Getting […]
The beautiful water in the lakes and rivers of the Tongariro National Park region offer perfect conditions for freshwater fly fishing. Abundant in freshwater trout, summertime in Tongiriro National Park is the best time of year for people to don their waders and wait for the perfect catch. Each lake and river has their own […]
The Tongariro mountain biking trails let you take in the sights from the ultimate scenic routes of the Tongariro National Park. The region has some of the best mountain biking terrain the country has to offer with two of the New Zealand’s Great Rides tracks, the Timber Trail and the Mountain to Sea (Nga Ara […]
A river rafting adventure is an exhilarating way to see the Tongariro River. If you love a thrill it's a safe and exciting adventure for any skill level.
Read our friend Vicki's first-hand account of the day she completed the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
At 616 metres above sea level, stand up paddle boarding on Lake Otamangakau is an unbeatable experience, and the best thing is anyone can do it.
Summer is on its way and there are a thousand and one things to do at Tongariro National Park! Come take a look...
The sun is shining, there are no queues, and ski passes are discounted. Spring might just be the best time to go skiing on Mt Ruapehu!