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Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures

National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2751
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Felt well looked after on guided Tongariro crossing

As we were wanting to do the crossing as the season was getting closer to winter we booked a guided... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tony and Sarah G
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Full day crossing with Adrift

What an exciting day Stu warned us the weather may stall our ability to get across with snow on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Adrift Outdoors is an outdoor adventure company specialising in guided adventures through the Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, we are a personal and professional organisation that can tailor our guided adventures to suit individual needs.At Adrift, we have vast experience in working with people of all ages and abilities. Adrift provides qualified, experienced and personable guides whose sole purpose is to ensure a safe, enjoyable and memorable adventure.
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National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2751

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Reviewed yesterday

As we were wanting to do the crossing as the season was getting closer to winter we booked a guided tour to be on the safe side as had heard the weather can change very quickly - gave us peace of mind. We didn't get...More

Thank Tony and Sarah G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an exciting day Stu warned us the weather may stall our ability to get across with snow on the ground when we arrived at 7am . He fitted us with crampons and gave us an ice axe with no idea what to do with...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We went on a very rainy and windy day which was pretty nerve-racking, but our guide (Justin) was awesome and pushed us through safely. We knew the weather was bad and they gave us other options, but we were determined to complete the crossing. The...More

Thank baynad06
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and truly took our hike to the next level. We also loved not having to worry about making the shuttle time and be able to enjoy this world class hie at our own pace. Thanks again to the whole team,...More

Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Abandoned on the crossing due to their staff having no clue about timings and then faced with 1930's customer service. AVOID!

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We had prebooked the crossing before realising that we could have gone it alone as we were staying at the Discovery Lodge. Decided we would stick with it as you often learn more with a guide. We are not young but are very experienced fell...More

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Used these guys to book up a Tongariro crossing hike. Unfortunately both my wife and I picked up chest infections on the plane to NZ. Company were very helpful an accommodated us with the guide James taking us on a private itinerary of short more...More

Thank andyjbale
Reviewed 16 March 2017

These guys show the benefit of a guide on a walk like this. We left The Chateau on their bus on a day when none of the shuttles were running. We got to the start of the walk around 9 and set off in a...More

Thank Truediamond
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We often take guided hikes because we like to get the additional information about the area and have been on dozens of guided hikes in the US and in Europe and this was by far the least helpful guide we have had anywhere. We would've...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I just came back from an amazing guided hiking trip, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It was organized and guided by Stu. From start to finish this was the most positive experience for all the hikers in this group. We got picked up...More

Thank KatkingCT
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