Winding its way over Mt Tongariro and around Mt Ngauruhoe is the Tongariro Northern Circuit, one of the Great Walks of New Zealand.
This walk passes through unique and stunning landforms which include volcanic craters and glacial valleys.
Alert/Important notice: Hut water shortages
-- Due to the prolonged dry weather there are water shortages at most of the huts on the mountain. Users will need to take care to conserve water use. At some huts there will be no drinking water available during the day until sufficient rainfall to replenish supplies.
Plan and prepare for a Great Walk/Easy tramping track.
Time: 3 - 4 days
Image supplied by the Department of Conservation.