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Tongariro Expeditions

Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0435
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Full-Day Tongariro Alpine Crossing Hike
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Often described as the best one day hike in New Zealand, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing provides an opportunity to experience some of the most scenic, volcanically active areas of the park. WE PROVIDE SHUTTLE SERVICES FOR THE TONGARIRO ALPINE CROSSING FROM MOST ACCOMMODATION IN TAUPO, TURANGI, AS WELL AS THE TONGARIRO HOLIDAY PARK (BASE CAMP).
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“shuttle service” (18 reviews)
“car park” (29 reviews)
“base camp” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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+64 7-377 0435
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Their shuttle bus was really helpful to do the Alpine Crossing track. Pick up was on time and everything worked as scheduled. I booked everything online and confirmed via phone call. Please notice that they don't have a physical location in Tuapo(despite that there is...More

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Thank M B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy, friendly, on time, and informative. They picked us up from base camp and delivered us back after.

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Thank Sonya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Ketetahi Expedition that would pick us up at 7:30. However, jetlag got the best of us (we are from the US) and we were awake at 5. We called Tongariro Expeditions to see if we could change to the earlier shuttle time...More

Thank Danielle N
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My friend and I did the Tongariro Crossing a few weeks ago with Expeditions. Unfortunately the weather was terrible- the visibility was poor, it was -6 and 52kmph winds. We understand that this was out of anyone's control, however we were lead to believe that...More

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Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your honest feedback. There are a few things that concern me about this feedback. 1. We do have hire gear available on the bus, including cramp-ons. Did you not hire any? 2. We do not offer a guide in case of bad...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

I didn´t know what to expect when I started walking but soon I was amazed by the beauty of the landscape: the active volcanos, the fauna and flora, the little frozen streams along the path. It´s a really long way to the top and then...More

Thank Lore O
Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Lovely feedback thank you! It is a stunning hike for sure!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Our first hiking experience was just perfect. Tongariro Expeditions was responsible to provide us with a reliable shuttle service.

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Thank Natalia C
Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Fantastic! I am glad it all worked out for you.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

great time of the year to go, easy bus service, we booked the night before, possibly in peak times you may want to book earlier to ensure a seat. Do need to be careful finding the car park, as the turn off to the road...More

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Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Great advice. It is best to know prior exactly where you are going to get to Ketetahi car park. Google maps will take you straight there.

Reviewed 3 June 2017

We booked the Ketetahi Carpark (one-way) service online in advance (park our car at the finish) as we were staying in Owhango. We rang a day before to book our seat as advised. We rang at around 1pm and was informed through an answering machine...More

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Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Great advice. We often have over 100 people going up. Texting is an expensive way to get the message out there. If we leave a message on the phone and you call at your convenience to check this works the best. We are never guaranteed...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Kind and helpful fun staff. Was a great way to do it. Would be good to leave your car at one end I think but shuttle both ways was fine too.

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Thank Bec P
Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Each of our options are designed to meet different needs. Next time try the one way shuttle. The benefit is begin able to go at your own pace.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Such an amazing walk. Would highly recommend and I will be doing it again!! Was great having the shuttle taking us from end of track to the start so once we finished our walk we could leave straight away as our car was right there...More

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Tongariroshuttles, Front Office Manager at Tongariro Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Great! So glad it all worked out well for you. Remember, every season offers a different experience. See you again soon!

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siulansellers
10 July 2017|
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Response from Tongariroshuttles | Property representative |
Hi, We pick up from most. It is probably easier for you to say where you are thinking of staying and we can let you know if we pick up from there.
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Rachel B
26 October 2015|
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Response from Tongariroshuttles | Property representative |
Hi We pick up from Taupo, Turangi, Base Camp or Ketetahi. We pick you up from your accommodation in Taupo or Turangi if it is central. We pick up from our secure car park at Base Camp right next to the Tongariro Holiday... More
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