Emerald LakesImage: Daniel Deans ©
Tongariro National Park in
the Central North Island region
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A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land - apply to fly recreationally or commercially.
Bookings for the 2018/2019 season will open on Monday 18 June at 9:30 am.
Create a user account on our new booking system so you’re ready to make a booking when bookings open. If you’ve had an account before, you’ll need to create a new account on our system.
Taranaki Falls plunge into a boulder-ringed pool
Image: Robert Dickinson ©
Journey through alpine meadow landscapes and emerald coloured lakes
Image: | DOC
Boardwalk on Tongariro Northern Circuit
Trampers on Tongariro Northern Circuit
Image: Sarah Wilcox | Creative Commons
View from the Tongariro Northern Circuit
Image: Tahu Taylor-Koolen ©
43.1 km loop
In the Great Walks season (19 October 2018 - 30 April 2019):
Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2018 - 18 October 2018):
Tongariro Northern Circuit brochure (PDF, 11,782K) - includes map and profile
Tongariro Northern Circuit walking guide (PDF, 1,920K)