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Private Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk provided by Adrift Tongariro

Private Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk

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You'll start at
53 Carroll Street
53 Carroll Street, National Park 3948, New Zealand
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  • 1
    Adrift Tongariro
    Stop: 7 hours -
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  • 2
    Tongariro Alpine Crossing
    Stop: 9 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
53 Carroll Street
53 Carroll Street, National Park 3948, New Zealand
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Important Information
Departure Point
53 Carroll Street, National Park 3948, New Zealand
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional exclusive guide
  • Private tour
  • Lunch
  • All mountain equipment required (including crampons and ice axes during winter)
  • All clothing and footwear hire
  • Transport between the Adrift Tongariro base and the activity
  • Entry/Admission - Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transport from Taupo, Turangi, Ohakune, National Park & Whakapapa Villages available at a surcharge
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to operate.
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • A reasonably good level of fitness is required. If you are concerned about your fitness please let your guide know before commencing the walk
  • Transfers from Taupo, Turangi, Ohakune and Whakapapa Village are available on request for an additional charge. All transfers require a minimum of 2 people. We do not offer Whakapapa Village and Ohakune transfers in winter.
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Summer Gear List: Water (1-2 litres), Personal medications (e.g. Asthma Inhaler, blister protection etc), sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, backpack per person, hiking boots/shoes, walking trousers, 1 light top and 2 warm top layers (wool, merino, thermals, fleece, soft shell etc. are good layers), Waterproof raincoat.
  • Winter Gear List: Water (1-1.5 litres), Personal medications (e.g. Asthma Inhaler, blister protection etc), sunscreen, sunglasses, backpack per person, hiking boots, thermal longs and/or walking trousers & over-trousers, 3 warm top layers (wool, merino, thermals, fleece, soft shell etc. are good layers), Waterproof raincoat, Warm hat and gloves.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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lauraross2015 wrote a review 24 Mar
Toronto, Ontario32 contributions8 helpful votes
We were guided by Stuart Barclay - the owner of Adrift. He was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and we felt in good hands during what was an extremely difficult crossing given the wind conditions. It was a highlight of our trip.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Gillian L wrote a review Jan 2020
14 contributions3 helpful votes
We had Malcolm as our guide for our Tongariro Crossing walk. We had the most amazing day and learned so much from our guide. I can't imagine having a better person to quite literally keep us on the right track during the day. We were lucky with the weather and the photo
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from AdriftTongariro1, Front Office Manager at Private Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk
Responded 19 Jan 2020
Thank you for the great review. We would love to see you back to join us on one of our other adventures.
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The Ysabel Kid wrote a review May 2019
Hyderabad, India22 contributions7 helpful votes
We were very keen to do this hike on our trip to NZ. It was not at all disappointing. Unfortunately two among our family reported sick ,so it was only three of us who came along for the hike. We were picked up from our hotel in Taupo. It is a 60 to 75 min drive to the national
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Date of experience: May 2019
Russell P wrote a review Jan 2019
San Jose, California83 contributions19 helpful votes
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My family of four with two teenage boys did the Tongariro Alpine Crossing with Stuart. There was a mix up with the travel agent that booked us, but Stuart smoothed everything out and made everyone happy. It was a real treat spending the day with him, as he was super
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Date of experience: December 2018
Sharon I wrote a review Jan 2019
Norfolk England171 contributions105 helpful votes
It was touch & go if we were going to make it round the whole hike due to strong winds, hail & bleaching rain but the five of us in our group were keen to make the challenge. One guide had been turning people back as he had deemed it unsafe to cross at the top owing to the
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Date of experience: November 2018
About the operator
By: Adrift Tongariro
BJC790
Halifax, United Kingdom
3917
Superb service
We arrived to complete the three day northern circuit but due to the virus we were unable to use the huts en
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lauraross2015
328
This Epic Hike will make your trip
We were guided by Stuart Barclay - the owner of Adrift. He was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and we felt in good
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Sue B
La Paz, Mexico
10
A WONDERFUL experience!
The gorgeous scenery, the patient and expert instruction of our guide, Jordan, the rush of adrenaline as we
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John M
Annandale, Virginia
206
Excursion was Great - Except the Transportation
We were a small group of three senior couples who really enjoyed the guided walk. The weather was beautiful and
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matildab410
10
Tongariro Guided Hike
Thank you to Hiro and Jordan. I had a great time and would highly recommend Adrift. Great if you aren’t confident
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GonzaloRomeroI
Madrid, Spain
10
Hiro, the perfect guide!
Hiro is the perfect guide! Nice guy, a lot of explanations about the volcanoes and he keeps the perfect pace for
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Mark R
54
Excellent guided walk
Simon and Hiro were both very professional and personable. Organisation was 1st class and would thoroughly
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HelenMN
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
514
Great short walk
Our relatively short 2 and a half hour walk to the Taranaki Falls (aka Lotr, Gollum’s Pool) was comfortable and
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HelenMN
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
514
Great short walk
Our relatively short 2 and a half hour walk to the Taranaki Falls (aka Lotr, Gollum’s Pool) was comfortable and
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fginherminie
20
Hiking through Mordor
The hike was not easy, but it was worth it! We started the Crossing early in the morning around 8am. The first two
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