Tongariro Alpine Crossing – Are you ready to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through the stunning Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand? Look no further than Adrift Tongariro Guided Day Walks!
Our expert guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge of this world-renowned trail, ensuring that you have an unforgettable experience while staying safe and comfortable.
With Adrift Tongariro Guided Day Walks, you can rest assured that you’ll be in the hands of experienced professionals dedicated to providing you with the ultimate adventure.
Our knowledgeable guides will take you through the trail’s unique geological features, showcasing the area’s rich history and cultural significance.
We offer a range of tour options to suit your needs, including private and group tours.
Our tours cater to different fitness levels, so whether you’re an experienced hiker or just starting, we have the perfect tour.
Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Book your tour with Adrift Tongariro Guided Day Walks today and discover the breathtaking beauty of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Discover the beauty of Tongariro National Park on our 4-hour Half Day Volcanic Explorer Guided Walk.
This tour takes you on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing track up to Soda Springs before returning to the start, with the option to upgrade to a full-day walk.
If the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is unavailable, we offer shorter treks to choose from.
Our knowledgeable guides will share their insights into the geology, flora and fauna, and New Zealand’s history and culture.
The tour covers popular Tongariro locations, including Lake Rotopounamu, Taranaki Falls, Silica Rapids, Soda Springs, Pukeonake, Whakapapanui River, Tawhai Falls, and Meads Wall.
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of Tongariro National Park.
Book your 4-hour Half Day Volcanic Explorer Guided Walk today!
Explore the snow-capped beauty of Mt Ruapehu on our full-day guided walk, available until the end of December. With crampons and ice axes, you’ll tackle the tallest of Tongariro National Park’s active volcanoes.
Enjoy lunch with stunning views of the geothermal crater lake from the summit. Please note that this is a challenging walk and not a track.
Starting from Whakapapa Ski Area, we may take a chairlift to Knoll Ridge cafe, subject to additional fees and lift operations. Our knowledgeable guides will share insights into Mt Ruapehu’s geology and history.
Don’t miss out on this unforgettable snow adventure.
Book your full-day Mt Ruapehu Guided Walk today!
Our privately led journeys provide a personalized, informative, and enjoyable experience that you will never forget.
With stunning scenery, our tailored trip ensures your group is private, your guides are knowledgeable, and your safety is a top priority with constant weather and track assessments.
Our journey is adaptable to different fitness levels, eliminating areas exposed to the elements, and maximizing your enjoyment.
Experience the Milky Way at Tongariro or witness the sunrise at Red Crater with breakfast alfresco.
Our Sunrise tour alternates between conventional and reverse routes, depending on the weather, time of year, and your needs.
The morning trip follows the same path as the daytime tour but without the crowds.
Please note that this personalised trip requires a minimum of two people, with subsequent bookings at the usual tour pricing of $650 per person.
Book now and create memories that last a lifetime!
Experience a truly personalised and unforgettable adventure with our privately guided trips.
Our knowledgeable guides ensure your safety by constantly checking the weather and track conditions, timing for your personalised transport pick-up, and other details to maximize your fun.
We can also tailor the trip to your fitness level and preferences, avoiding crowded or exposed areas.
For those short on time, our 4-hour Half Day Volcanic Explorer Guided Walk is ideal.
Take in the stunning scenery of Tongariro National Park, starting on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing track and traveling up to Soda Springs before returning to the start.
Upgrade to a full-day trek at Soda Springs for an extra fee.
We’ve carefully selected the most popular Tongariro locations, including Lake Rotopounamu, Taranaki Falls, Silica Rapids, Soda Springs, Pukeonake, Whakapapanui River, Tawhai Falls, and Meads Wall, and included them in our 4-hour tour.
Please note that our personalised trips require a minimum of two people, and subsequent bookings of more than two people can be made at the usual tour pricing of $430 per person.
Book now and make unforgettable memories.
Experience a personal, informative, and friendly journey with our privately guided trips, Our expert guides ensure your safety and enjoyment by assessing weather conditions, track conditions, and arranging personalised transport pick-up.
For a moderate challenge, we recommend our full-day private Ruapehu Guided Hike, where you’ll discover the highest of the three active andesitic volcanoes in the Tongariro National Park.
Enjoy lunch at the summit of Mt. Ruapehu, with a breathtaking view of the crater lake’s geothermal waters.
Please note that this hike is not on a track and may be less stable than the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
The hike commences at the Whakapapa Ski area atop Bruce Road on Mt. Ruapehu, with the option to take a chairlift up to Knoll Ridge cafe depending on the day’s group and chairlift availability.
Chairlift payment of approximately $35 per person is made to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts at the hike’s start. The lifts close daily at 4:00 PM, subject to deteriorating conditions.
Please note that a minimum of two individuals is required for this private tour, with subsequent bookings of more than two available at the standard tour rate.
Book today to schedule your unforgettable adventure!
Private guide/s, transport between the Adrift Tongariro base and the activity, lunch (vegetarian available on request at time of booking), crampons and ice axes if required for winter conditions, all clothing and footwear hire.
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a 19-kilometer hike that’s considered to be one of New Zealand’s greatest one-day walks.
The trail takes you through the scenic saddle between Mts. Ngauruhoe and Tongariro, showcasing stunning volcanic craters of various colours and shapes, mountain springs, and vibrant green lakes.
In summer, the track can be quite congested. At Adrift Tongariro, we take you away from the crowds to experience the main attractions while still enjoying the magnificent scenery.
During winter, you can wander around the spectacular snow-covered countryside without the summer throng.
Our experienced guides provide all necessary training and equipment, including crampons and ice axes, for a spectacular alpine adventure.
We offer guided Tongariro Alpine trips with the safety and well-being of our customers as our top priority.
Our guides assess the weather, avalanche, ice, and hypothermia conditions to determine the best path for the day. Please note that reaching the Ketatahi finish is not guaranteed.
We cater to solo and group reservations, with minimal numbers always met, especially on nice days.
Our package includes a guide or guides, transportation from the Adrift Tongariro base to the activity, and $40 worth of clothing and footwear rental (boots cost $20, while clothes cost $10 per item).
* Lunch is offered as a separate booked item and must be requested at the time of reservation. $35pp
* Beginning October 15, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing may be performed without the need of crampons or ice axes because the snow is mainly off the track.