The Red Hut suspension bridge at the southern end of the Tongariro River Trail


Follow the banks of the Tongariro River alongside farmland and through native bush and urban areas, and enjoy magnificent river views - it's an easy, mainly flat track with multiple entry points so a great option for children.

15 km loop

Walking and tramping

2 - 3 hours Easy: Walking track

Mountain biking

30 min - 1 hr 30 min Easy: Grade 2

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times.


Check, Clean, Dry

Clean all gear when moving between waterways to prevent the spread of didymo and other freshwater pests.

How to check, clean, dry your gear.


Turangi Office
Phone:   +64 7 384 7106
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   3 Town Centre
Turangi 3334
Postal Address:   Private Bag 2
Turangi 3353
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