Tongariro Loop Track

Tongariro Loop Track


4 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

14 Turangi

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Distance: 15km loop track


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DOC Central North Island

Central government organisation


North IslandTaupo RegionTurangi


  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Free


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Liz and Alan Weathers

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Well signed, great views.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

This trail now joins tracks along both sides of the river so you can do about a 15km loop if you are feeling enthusiastic! Easy access from lots of points along the track - stunning views of the river, lake and Turangi township, and 2 massive swing-bridges from where you can usually spot trout. The whole track has been resurfaced in hard-packed gravel which makes for a sweet ride on a bike and jandal-friendly walking.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

A great alternative in case that the Tongariro Crossing is closed. It's a good walk even if you're not in the best condidtion, because the volcanic landscape is flat (and amazing)

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in November 2009

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick