Check the weather forecast before you book to ensure the weather is suitable.
We may change the departure times or cancel shuttles at short notice due to the extremely changeable weather conditions.
We will not operate on days where the weather conditions may put you at risk.
We do not recommend taking children under 8 years of age.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
The peaks and waterways are sacred to the local iwi/kaitiaki. It is an offense to summit the peaks and touch the water ways. Summiting also adds 2 hours to the hike and you may miss our last shuttle.
If you miss the last shuttle due to circumstances within your control you will be charged a late fee of $25 per person.
We reserve the right to cancel your shuttle at short notice due to changes in the weather forecast before departure. In this instance, we offer a transfer of your ticket to another day of your choice or a full refund.
Any cancellations made by you within 24 hours of tour date will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
If the track becomes unsafe due to bad weather after arriving at the start point we will advise you for your safety not to proceed with the hike and you will be offered a full refund or a transfer of your ticket to another day.
If you choose not to proceed after arriving at the start point for whatever reason you will not be refunded.
If you are late and miss the shuttle you will not be refunded. If there is availability we will attempt to reschedule you on the next shuttle for that day.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing return trip from Turangi
$45 per person
Depart - 5:30 am, 6 am, 6:30 am, 7 am, 7:30 am, 8 am, 8:30 am, 9 am
Return - 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm
NO NEED TO BOOK A RETURN TIME. JUST ARRIVE AT THE END OF THE HIKE AND WAIT FOR THE NEXT SHUTTLE.
MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE
Maximum of 60. Single bookings welcome, all subject to availability.
Group discounts are available.
For inquiries click here.
WHAT WE PROVIDE
Knowledgeable local drivers.
Free use of walking poles.
1 free cold beverage after you’re hike.
WHAT TO BRING
Strong comfortable shoes: No slip on shoes.
Sun protection: Hat, Glasses, Sun cream SPF 30+.
Warm clothing: The weather can change suddenly.
Waterproof Trousers & Jacket just in case.
Water: 3 litres per person.
Mobile phone: In case of an emergency.
Snacks: To keep energy levels up.
Our shuttle will pick you up from any location/accommodation within central Turangi and drop you off right on the start of the hike.
You must be waiting at least 15 minutes before your departure time.
When you reach the end please wait for the shuttle at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm OR 5:30pm. No need to book
Call us if you think you will not make it back
Please note a call out fee of $25 per person will be charged if you are late under circumstances within your control.
The Tongariro Crossing is a challenging hike so you must choose an early morning departure if you require extra time on the track.
We may change the times or cancel at short notice due to the extremely changeable weather conditions.
Check the weather the day before or call us.