Ruapehu Visitor Information
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Mobile-friendly - Tēnā Koutou Katoa, Nau mai Hāere mai. Let us drive you to your next destination while providing excellent friendly customer service with local personality of knowledge. Enjoy our natural environment having photo opportunities along your journey; surrounding the Tongariro National Park, Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa Village, Taupo and Turangi areas. Accommodation, Airport, Train or Bus transfers. Come on, let’s GO!
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to New Zealand’s most popular one-day hikes. Mountain Shuttle provides one-way shuttle transport from Tongariro Crossing security car park, finish point for the Tongariro crossing. Located on highway 46, opposite entrance-way to Ketetahi car park, we shuttle you to preferred start point Mangatepopo - you walk back to your car. Most flexible shuttle option available for the Tongariro Crossing.
Visitors can be inspired by real life soldier's stories, discover New Zealand's military history, and reflect on how conflict has shaped our nation. Open daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (except Christmas Day). Facilities: The Museum Cafe, gift shop, research centre, guided tours, Memorial Greenstone Wall, educational programmes and picnic area.
Whilst not exactly taking you into the back of beyond, the World Heritage Tongariro National Park is well worth a visit, especially if you enjoy hiking, skiing, mountain biking and kayaking. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a famous one-day hike, described as one of the best in New Zealand, which crosses alpine meadows, lunar landscapes, emerald lakes and active volcanoes.
Tongariro National Park is located arounf the Ruapehu area and has within it's boundaries the Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu volcanoes. With an area of 80,000 hectares, the park gifted to the nation by Maori chief Te Heuheu Tukino IV in 1887. The park has been awarded dual World Heritage Site status. Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a popular 1 day trek.
See the latest images from the Ngauruhoe volcano cam
A view of Mount Ruapehu southern slopes
Check out the latest ski conditions and forecast information for Tukino Ski Field via webcam
View the latest, up to the minute snow and weather conditions for Turoa ski field, Mt Ruapehu. Images updated every few minutes.
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