View of Mt Tongariro, Blue Lake and Lake Taupo from the summit

Image: Lukas Marek | Creative Commons

Introduction

Tongariro is New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage area. This status recognises the park's important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as its outstanding volcanic features.

Highlights


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Place overview

Activities

  • Camping
  • Climbing
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Skiing and ski touring
  • Walking and tramping

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Find things to do and places to stay Tongariro National Park

Contacts

Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Postal Address:   PO Box 71029
Whakapapa Village
Mount Ruapehu 3951
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