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2 Days of Adventure!

Hike and Explore combo package

 

Want to hike the iconic Tongariro Alpine Crossing and see some of Taupo's more scenic spots?

Book a 2 Day Adventure package and let us show you around our beautiful place!

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One day of pushing yourself up and over a mountain and one day of enjoying a more serene pace ...

Day 1

The best one day hike in NZ and, just maybe, the whole world!

Let us take you on a journey to experience for yourself the world famous and spectacular Tongariro Alpine Crossing trek. This is a door to door service that will ensure you have one of the greatest days of your life! Once you arrive at the start of the track you then do the hard part - hiking 19.4km up and over the very beautiful Mt Tongariro - including getting up close and personal with towering Mt Ngauruhoe (or Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings trilogy!).  At the end of the track you will find us waiting for you to take you back to your accommodation - tired but very satisfied with your day.  You need to be of reasonable fitness to enjoy this hike.  It is in an alpine environment with steep ascents and descents.  This hike is not suitable for infants or small children.

Day 2

You deserve a more relaxing day so after a leisurely breakfast hop aboard our Sightseeing Shuttle and we'll take you to see some of Taupo's more scenic spots including:

  • Aratiatia Dam and Rapids. Aratiatia Rapids is one of the most popular natural attractions in the North Island. Thousands of litres of rushing water creating a spectacle popular with visitors to Taupo. A unique display of man vs nature.

  • Orakei Korako Geothermal Area. Enjoy the wonders of this beautiful and ancient area. Easy self-guided walk includes a brief ferry trip across Lake Ohakuri. After your walk, there will be time to grab a coffee and a snack from their café before making our way to

  • Huka Falls. View NZ’s most visited attraction. From here you can either enjoy a (easy) walk along the river back into town stopping off to have a soak in the (free) Otumuheke Stream or enjoy a visit to

  • Wairakei Terraces Hot Pools. Amazing and serene bathing and relaxing

Price includes entry to Orakei Korako Georthermal Area.

Price does NOT include food or drinks.  If you wish to visit Wairakei Terraces there will be additional charges.

You will need to bring:

  • comfy walking shoes

  • warm / rainproof jacket

  • food and drink

  • togs/bathers for bathing if necessary