Discover the Tongariro Volcano
Tongariro National Park is a dual World Heritage Site and the oldest national park in New Zealand. The park spans over 300 square miles and its tranquil lakes, scenic walking tracks and volcanic features have helped to make it one of the country’s most visited tourist attractions.
Will you be visiting New Zealand with one of the world’s leading cruise lines soon? If so, a land tour could be the perfect addition to your trip. At Cruise1st, we offer an incredible variety of land tours and expeditions in New Zealand, including trips to visit the volcanic peak of Mount Tongariro.
The walking tracks and climbs of Tongariro National Park have all been graded according to their difficulty and duration. Eager to explore for yourself? There’s a walk or track to suit virtually any fitness level and ability. The wheelchair and pushchair-accessible Rimu Walk is a popular short walk that criss-crosses a tranquil mountain stream, whilst the more advanced Tongariro Alpine Crossing gives more athletic visitors the opportunity to get up close to the old lava flows and steaming vents of Tongariro.
If a 12-mile hike doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, don’t worry. There are plenty of other exciting adventures to be had in Mount Tongariro’s national park. From kayaking and river rafting to skiing and mountain biking, there’s an exhilarating adventure to be had at every turn.