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


All drone use must be authorised by DOC

A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land - apply to fly recreationally or commercially.


 

Place overview

Activities

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

In this section

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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