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Half Day Volcanic Explorer Guided Walk provided by Adrift Tongariro

Half Day Volcanic Explorer Guided Walk

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US$133.43
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2 adults
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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: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre (Whakapapa Visitor Centre)
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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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
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional and qualified guide/s.
  • All mountain equipment required (including crampons and ice axes during winter).
  • Footwear and clothing to supplement up to a NZD40 free allowance.
  • Live tour commentary provided in English.
  • Transport between the Adrift Tongariro base (53 Carroll St, National Park Village) and the activity.
Exclusions
  • Beverages, bottled water, or snacks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Return transfers from Whakapapa Village are available on request for an additional charge.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum 2 people. Individual bookings are welcome, as the tour does generally meet minimum numbers, especially on good weather days. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
  • It is essential all clients phone the Adrift Tongariro base between 10:00am - 5:00pm the day prior to trip date to confirm tour departure time and discuss exact timings. +64 7892 2751.
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • A medium level of fitness is required.
  • If you have back, neck, lower back, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.
  • You should have good circulation and healthy, unblocked breathing.
  • Tour starts and finishes at the Adrift Tongariro Base. Transport between the Adrift Tongariro base (53 Carroll St, National Park Village) and the activity are included in the price.
  • Transfers from Whakapapa Village are available on request for an additional charge. All transfers require a minimum of 2 people.
  • Winter tours are from 1 May - 30 September, or when snow and ice are on the trails. Summer crossings are from 1 October - 30 April, as long as snow and ice are clear from the trails.
  • Gear List: Water, outdoor shoes with grip, long walking pants, 2 x warm tops and a raincoat.
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
3Reviews
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Rebecca C wrote a review Jan 2020
Phoenix, Arizona7 contributions
While traveling through New Zealand for our honeymoon, my husband and I were so eager to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. While we usually prefer to do hikes on our own, we are so glad that we chose to do this one as a guided tour. Our two guides, Robert and Kenny, did a great
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Response from AdriftTongariro1, Front Office Manager at Half Day Volcanic Explorer Guided Walk
Responded 4 Feb 2020
Thank you for the great review! We are glad to have guided you on your honeymoon.
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John W wrote a review Apr 2019
Melbourne, Australia417 contributions122 helpful votes
The title says it all but on this walk this is basically just what you do. Maybe not just where the movie was filmed but it gives you a great idea of the area in which Lord of the Rings was filmed. I had several reason for only wanting to do the half day walk and the main 2
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Date of experience: February 2019
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SL-Edgware wrote a review Mar 2018
London, United Kingdom33 contributions7 helpful votes
We went in Feb ’18 & on the day we went, it was pouring with rain, but we were kitted out in thermals, waterproofs & hiking boots, which of course made the world of difference. After about an hour, the rain stopped & the sun came out, but we were grateful for the thermals as
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Date of experience: February 2018
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Adrift Tongariro
G3334ZOjb
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Tongarino Alpine Crossing
As NZ slowly closed down i was able to take one of the last guided walks across the amazing Tongariro Alpine Track
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BJC790
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Superb service
We arrived to complete the three day northern circuit but due to the virus we were unable to use the huts en route.
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lauraross2015
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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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SueAndBill B
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A WONDERFUL experience!
The gorgeous scenery, the patient and expert instruction of our guide, Jordan, the rush of adrenaline as we navigat
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O5940KQjohnm
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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 our
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matildab410
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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 t
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GonzaloRomeroI
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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 th
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mark r
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Excellent guided walk
Simon and Hiro were both very professional and personable. Organisation was 1st class and would thoroughly recommen
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HelenMN
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Great short walk
Our relatively short 2 and a half hour walk to the Taranaki Falls (aka Lotr, Gollum’s Pool) was comfortable and eas
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HelenMN
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Great short walk
Our relatively short 2 and a half hour walk to the Taranaki Falls (aka Lotr, Gollum’s Pool) was comfortable and eas
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fginherminie
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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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ptmomebg1
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Morning guides walk
Frank was our guide and he did a great job of discussing/explaining the mountain and its’ history. He answered all
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Pat15750
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An excellent experience
Simon and Hiro were awesome! The pace was outstanding - it ensured everyone made it up and over. Great experience
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Tour514119
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What a brilliant outfit!
Attempt by my wife and I to make the crossing in extremely hot conditions. When my wife had turn back, the organisa
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630TomThumb
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An amazing day never to be forgotten as long as I live
Our guide Keny was a legend ...a great person above all, great guide who also stopped to help others on the way and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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