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Often described as the best one day hike in New Zealand, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing provides an opportunity to experience some of the most scenic, volcanically active areas of the park. WE PROVIDE SHUTTLE SERVICES FOR THE TONGARIRO ALPINE...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0435
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Paying online made for an easier time on the 5am shuttle from Taupo. Other wise you have to pay on the bus on the way to the hike. The staff were friendly and relatively helpful but one complaint - if you finish the hike quickly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cmacdo05
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tongariro Expeditions were great to deal with. We had some unusual cold and rainy/snowy days while we were there in November. Mandy was very accommodating to giving us updates on weather and making changes to our plans due to a mechanical issue with one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P5306RHjohnr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the bus they said the weather wasn't going to be good but we were able to do the hike. After hiking 5km we were sent back because of the very bad weather. After calling the shuttle company we had to wait for 2 hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meander43058432475
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently used this company for transport to and from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to Turangi. We found them very helpful and excellent value for money.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank F6035UAannas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the shuttle bus to Tongariro from Taupo return. We really enjoyed the walk and saw some great things. The only downsides I found were that we didn’t get any information about the area on the bus (I’m aware this wasn’t a guided tour,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank simonbT8830IT
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Used the shuttle service return to Taupo, was great. Called them then booked online, and called the day before as instructed. Read everything they send you and don't forget to call the day prior, listen and they give lots of good instruction. Please don't be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EmmaBudgie
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Great walk, well sign-posted, super hut rangers at Hut1, Hut2 and Hut 3, (Northern Circuit). Thank you! To the rangers thanks again for being well skilled in the knowledge of the area, culture and what it had to offer. Great experience. Cheers!

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Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wonnos
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I experienced great communication with them via email, and they were a very organized and timely at the meeting place. Made my experience possible!

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Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ambermgallaway
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

A decent shuttle service. The staff was extremely helpful and positive which is the reason why I'm leaving a 4-star review. The shuttle bus was dirty and I do think the shuttle service was too expensive. However, it was a very easy way of going...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Parking proved a little bit difficult (different tour operators with diffrent parking lots ) Good to see, that a long trail can be attractive without restaurants or vending places, unlike here in Europe!

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Date of experience: April 2018
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11 July 2017|
Response from Tongariroshuttles | Property representative |
Hi, We pick up from most. It is probably easier for you to say where you are thinking of staying and we can let you know if we pick up from there.
Rachel B
27 October 2015|
Response from Tongariroshuttles | Property representative |
Hi We pick up from Taupo, Turangi, Base Camp or Ketetahi. We pick you up from your accommodation in Taupo or Turangi if it is central. We pick up from our secure car park at Base Camp right next to the Tongariro Holiday... More