Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park

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Nina Kletner

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful location, small site.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Emilie Normand

France

Ranking: 10/10

They were very nice and very competent.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Liz and Alan Weathers

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Had to pay for WiFi - great displays.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Damaris Mayer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Lots of information about New Zealand, especially the creation of volcanoes.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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David and Stephan

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Good information, due to bad weather we could not do the Alpine Crossing. They helped us to find a different track.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Stephanie Piou

France

Ranking: 10/10

A welcome stop after our Tongariro Northern Circuit, very informative and cosy.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Bet

New Caledonia

Ranking: 9/10

The 'little Tongariro Alpine Crossing' is ingenious.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Nimh Oudhof

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

They can help you really well if you want to make a hike in for example Tongariro National Park.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Kim Lavener

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

All that we needed hung on their wall.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Sarah Beyeler

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Informed us, all information we needed was given.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Phillip

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Enough time to ask questions, good knowledge.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Ann Winter

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Nice staff, took time to inform us about our alternatives.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Christina Perez

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice guy. Helped us a lot. Gave us tips about National Park but also about our further travels.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Catherine Schlachter

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The man gave us detailed information and took his time to explain to us things that he enjoyed himself and not just the basic tourist information! Really good.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Claudia

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Nice to spend a whole afternoon there.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Herman Schulz

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Great information centre with a lot of information about the location.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Janina Zwerver

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Great location to start a lot of hikes. They give you great information.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Lauren Hedley

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Very informative and nice people, free maps and camp locations, cool things to see inside and very accessible.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Casandra Prunica

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Information central at bottom of ski hill, very helpful workers - tell you if lift open and what to do in the area.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Luca Scheuemeier

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Very kind and good information.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Cornelia Witte

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very good and very interesting information centre like a little museum about vulcanism and nature.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Markus

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very good information!! Like a little museum, many models, films, animals, information about volcanism and walking tracks.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Elin Andersson

Sweden

Ranking: 5/10

Nice centre with good information, but the guy we asked for help was a bit ignorant. Maybe he was tired from working as we came very late.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Ludovic Denee

France

Ranking: 8/10

All information and tourist needs in this area.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Celine Darde

France

Ranking: 8/10

All information a tourist needs in this area.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Laura Pleumeekers

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

The Information was available in the centre and was clear, however if you asked the staff for more information they were not very friendly.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Brian

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Good place to plan your time in Tongariro. Knowledgeable, friendly staff will help you decide what to do and what not to do.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Valentina Fuchs

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nearly a museum. Really well done.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Hendrik Rother

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Gave us only one flyer for bus transfer, cinema is not for free.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Douglas Walker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Well run, lots of information, good geological and cultural displays.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Sohie

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice animation and a lot of information about the different trips.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Luisa

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

A lot of information about the three peaks, like a museum with an impressive exhibition.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Missy and Chaz

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Super friendly and enthusiastic with loads of information!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Tanja and Pascal

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly staff and good information about hiking possibilities in the National Park.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Reinier Timmer

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Nice exposition about volcanoes and good advice about the tracks.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Wouter Trumpie

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Helpful staff, willing to assist with volcano related enquiries. Even suggested alternative paths.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Kevin Blom

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good information and a small museum.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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Marian

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

Watching a movie - bad projection, employee not friendly.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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Brigitte

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Wanted information about short tracks and we got some good ones.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Dijkshourn

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

The information centre in Whakapap gave us good information about the tracks.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Faassen

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent. Again very friendly and helpful staff. They even helped us after they were closed. They knew a lot aobut the area and gave good advice about the walks.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Leo

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good information, very good film about volcanoes.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Henzen

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very informative.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Liz Marquart Scholtz

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good information about Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Reviewed over 7 years ago