Area - Kaimanawa Forest Park

Dominated by the Kaimanawa mountain ranges, the Kaimanawa Forest Park encompasses a vast (77,348 hectares) largely…

Area - Pirongia Forest Park

Pirongia Forest Park is best known for its most widely recognised landmark, Mt Pirongia (959 metres). The Park consists…

Area - Pureora Forest Park

Trig at Mt Pureora
Pureora Forest Park straddles the Hauhungaroa and Rangitoto Ranges between Lake Taupo and Te Kuiti. It is a hidden…

Area - Tongariro National Park

The Pinnacles with Mt Ngauruhoe from top of Mt Ruapehu
Established in 1887, Tongariro was the first national park in New Zealand and the fourth in the world. It is also a…

Area - Whareorino Conservation Area

Whareorino Forest lies 30 km southwest of Te Kuiti and is the largest and one of the most significant forested areas in…

Hakarimata Walkway

Track Details Start/Finish: Parker rd in the north or Waingaro Rd in the south. Traverse: 12km, 7.5hrs The Hakarimata…

Hauhungaroa Track

Bog Inn
Track Details Roadend to Bog Inn Hut - 3.5 hrs, 12.5km Bog Inn Hut to Waihaha Hut - 8.5hrs, 16km Waihaha hut to…

Kaweka-Kaimanawa Traverse Trip Plan

Ballard Hut
Location: Kawekas-Kaimanawas Number of Days: 8 Grade: Med/Fit Start Location: Makahu Saddle, Kawekas Number in Party: 6…

Mt Pirongia Summit Circuit

View of surrounding countryside
Track Details Start & finish at the northern end of the park at the Kaniwhaniwha car park on Limeworks Loop Rd. Day One…

Northern Circuit - GREAT WALK

Emerald Lake
Track Details Whakapapa to Mangatepopo Hut: 3hrs, 8.8km Mangatepopo to Emerald Lakes: 3.5hrs, 6.7km Emerald Lakes to…

Round the Mountain-Ruapehu

Track Details Whakapapa Village to Whakapapaiti Hut: 2.5hrs, 8km Whakapapaiti hut to Mangaturuturu Hut: 5.5hrs, 11km…

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Between North crater and Blue Lake on the way to Ketetahi hut
Track Details Mangatepopo Carpark to Ketetahi carpark, 19.4km, 7-9 hrs The Tongariro Alpine Crossing track passes over…