Tag: North Island


A Guide to Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing New Zealand

Otherworldly: that’s the only word that even comes close to describing this landscape. Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing makes you feel like you’ve stepped foot in to another world. One where volcanoes dominate the scenery. If you listen carefully you might be able to hear the volcano roar! The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of New Zealand’s most popular day hikes and after 3 days...

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Tongariro National Park: Tama Lakes Hike New Zealand

The Tama Lakes hike is one of the lesser-known walks in New Zealand. The 17km hiking trail is a great alternative to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing as it’s less challenging, but has an equally breath-taking scenery. Volcanoes, waterfalls and alpine landscape: what more could you possibly want from a hike? After eight years I was finally back in New Zealand, this time on the North...

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