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Adrift Tongariro

Open today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Adrift Tongariro 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 organization that can tailor our...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2751
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a true NZ spirited experience! From the outstandingly helpful, vivacious and accommodating Mary when booking, to the ‘all in it together’ atmosphere created at the start of the adventure and the careful, well prepared, informative and friendly guides who made sure we all...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a superb time on this trip. Well organised with great guides who gave invaluable information you would not have received if not on the tour! We both thoroughly enjoyed our day!

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Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the tour of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing with Adrift Tongariro. The team has been super professional and really help to provide all the needed material (I was far from equiped to do it myself) and then a great experience during the day tour....More

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Thank Clientmecontant
Reviewed 1 week ago

The instructors were professional and very nice. the company was amazing and we are very pleased that we chose them to be our guides in Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

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Thank HadarT19
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this trip at the end of September during winter conditions and a fresh dump of snow on top. It was a large group, probably due to past few days of blizzard conditions. Unfortunately we couldn’t cross the entire way due to avalanche risk...More

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Thank samanthabaily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very challenging, but very rewarding. Many times I felt like turning around, however the guides made me feel comfortable to take my time. Thanks for the support.

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Thank markassy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a word, fabulous. The Tongariro Crossing trek was not the easiest walk I have completed, but very much the most rewarding. I'm a 66 year old female who enjoys walking, but until now had no alpine walking experience.This walk offered a bit of everything,...More

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Thank margaretfrankish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of them were professionals and helpful. Amazing experience hiking with them. Definitely recommended!

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Thank airtuks03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very kind and pleasant guides! They always ensure hikers are safe and comfortable throughout the journey. Also, they easily adjust to their hikers’ pace. Highly recommmended! 👍🏻

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Thank myat288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend Adrift. They were amazing and super helpful to my husband when he injured his knee at the top of the mountain. One of the guides stayed with us till we reached the end of the trail. They are amazing from the start...More

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Response from TaniaG1180 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Amy, with the Tongariro Crossing it’s not common for people to be affected by the elevation, but do expect some huffing and puffing on a couple of steep climbs. These guides are there to get you from start to finish... More