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January 11, 2020
tama lakes track
If the weather turns bad and you’re unable to hike the popular Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a similar alternative would have to be the Tama Lakes Track. Much like a lot of the popular walks in the Tongariro National Park, the near-on 17km Tama Lakes Track starts and ends at the Whakapapa Village. However, in saying...
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waitonga falls track
Much like the Mount Urchin Track, the Waitonga Falls Track is absolutely a hidden gem in the Tongariro National Park. Located in the southern section of the park, and accessible from the ski town of Ohakune, Waitonga Falls is the highest waterfall in the park standing at 39m. Starting on the Ohakune Mountain Road on...
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mount urchin track
Every so often you come across a track in an area that gets plenty of attention but said track gets none of it. This is absolutely the case with the Mount Urchin Track in the Kaimanawa Forest Park. Located opposite the Tongariro National Park, the near-on 8km Mount Urchin Track is the beginning of a...
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taranaki falls track
If you’ve come to the Tongariro National Park in New Zealand, one walk you have to do, aside from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, is the Taranaki Falls Track. And, aside from the Crossing, it’s probably one of the more popular walks in the area given its location to the Whakapapa Village, its distance and its...
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