Tongariro Expeditions transport only options
The famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a one day hike across Mt Tongariro. Take in the stunning sites of the Emerald Lakes, Blue Lake, Te Maari crater, the Red Crater and challenge yourself to a side summit up Mt Ngauruhoe or Mt Tongariro. It is a challenging 20km, 6-8 hour alpine ...
We are a trusted and experienced shuttle and guiding company
We have been taking people up to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing since 1998
Great reliable friendly service
HIre gear available on board the buses in the morning
Expert safe advice given on track and weather conditions
Fair concellation poilicy, full refund given if we cancel due to poor weather conditions
Detailed Map and information provided
Enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff
Morning pick up from your chosen location, please be waiting outside at least 10mins before pick up time.
Our shuttle takes you to the start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. During transit you will be given track safety and information as well as the oportunity to hire or purchase any gear needed.
At the start of the track you are given track information and map leaflet and a briefing on all important features and points of interest.
Hike the Tongariro Apline Crossing 6-8 hours
On completion of the track come to sign in with one of the drivers and you will be put on the next bus leaving. The afternoon pick up times vary throughout the year. You will be advised this when you confirm your booking and in the morning on the bus before you start.
Our shuttle will take you back to the point where we picked you up from.
Taupo return - we can pick you up from central accommodation providers or from the Taupo Information Centre
Turangi return - we can pick you up from central accommodation providers or from the Turangi Information Centre
Base return - we pick up from the Tongariro Holiday Park
Ketetahi one way - we pick you up from the end of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Ketetahi Car Park and take you one way to the start, Mangatepopo car park
If the season changes to WInter Guiding Packages only, you will be offered an upgrade at an extra cost if you choose to still come. This is unpredictable at times as the winter season starts over night sometimes.
Extra cost would be hire gear if you choose to. Eg jacket, pants, boots, backpack, hiking poles.
Some items to purchase if needed eg water, gloves. hats, socks.