Ruapehu

North Island

Ruapehu

Slip on your shoes, it's walk-o-rama. Vivid colour like a Psychedelic cruise.

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The Bridge to Nowhere - Mangapurua Track

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Time: 4-5hrs riding and a jet boat ride, Distance: 35km, Cycling Grade: 3

Tukino 2wd Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tukino 2wd Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Just like camping on Mars!

Arriving at the top of the Ohakune Mountain Road

Time: 40mins, Distance: 17km, Cycling Grade: 2

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Time: 4 - 6 days

Start of the Old Coach Road

Time: 2hrs, Distance: 15km, Cycling Grade: 2

Central Crater - Northern Circuit

Time: 3 - 4 days

Emerald Lakes

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

19.4 km one-way | 7-8 hours one-way

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Top of the world......  - Tama Lakes

Tama Lakes

Whakapapa Village

Tama Lakes

Whakapapa Village

17 km return | 5-6 hours return

Mangawhero Camping Ground - Ohakune

Mangawhero Campsite

Tongariro National Park

Mangawhero Campsite

Tongariro National Park

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Greg

New Zealand

When driving to the Central North, the route through the King Country (Te Awamutu, Te Kuiti, and Taumaranui) is a nice alternative to SH1. Nice scenery.

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Driving towards Mt Ngauruhoe

Amazing landscapes and incredible scenery.

Taranaki Falls in all thier glory

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

6 km return | 2 hours return

Tongariro National Park

DOC Visitor Centre

Tongariro National Park

DOC Visitor Centre

Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation...

Close up of Silica Rapids

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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Mel

New Zealand

Central North island has excellent mountain biking tracks: Craters of the Moon in Taupo, 42nd Traverse, Fishers Track, Old Coach Road, Mangapurua Valley just to name a few. Check with locals about the conditions of the tracks, in the winter some tracks are unrideable and with the pumice in the soil, you will ruin your brakes! Check weather and be prepared, a lot of these places have limited cell phone coverage and can be in very rural areas so you need to be self sufficient. Definitely bring a head light; it has often come to good use.

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Discovery Lodge

Tongariro Crossing Transport

Discovery Lodge

Tongariro Crossing Transport

Ohinepane Camping Ground - Whanganui Journey

Ohinepane Campsite

Ohinepane Recreation Reserve

Ohinepane Campsite

Ohinepane Recreation Reserve

Great Walk Hut

Whakapapa Holiday Park in the winter - primo!

Whakapapa Holiday Park

Tongariro National Park

Whakapapa Holiday Park

Tongariro National Park

In the heart of Tongariro National Park, designated a dual World Heritage area for its very important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as the outstanding features and history of the volcanic landscape.

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The Ohakune Top 10 Holiday Park is situated within Ohakune township alongside a small stream and native bush reserve.