Tongariro Alpine CrossingImage: Graeme Murray ©
Tongariro National Park in
the Central North Island region
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Tongariro National Park is a UNESCO dual World Heritage Area and was the first in the world to receive cultural World Heritage Status.
Overlooking Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Image: Graeme Murray ©
Lake Rotoaira and Lake Taupo from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Crossing South Crater on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Image: Jimmy Johnston | DOC
Image: Kim Turia | DOC
19.4 km one way
Tongariro Alpine Crossing Day Hikes factsheet (PDF, 1,406K)
Tongariro Alpine Crossing: Winter – Are you prepared? (PDF, 1,265K)