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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle - Taupo NZ

Adventure HQ Taupo

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Let us take you on a journey to experience for yourself the world famous and spectacular Tongariro Alpine Crossing trek.  This is a door to door service that will ensure you have one of the greatest days of your life

What You'll Get

We will collect your from your accommodation or the local iSite within the Taupo township and transport you to the start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.  

You then do the hard part - hiking 19.4km up and over the very beautiful Mt Tongariro - including getting up close and personal with towering Mt Ngauruhoe (or Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings trilogy!).  

At the end of the track you will find us waiting for you to take you back to your accommodation - tired but very satisfied with your day.

Locally owned and operated, we have been providing transport solutions for people hiking the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing for over 10 years.  When you book with us you get: Freedom, Independence and Safety. Ideal for the solo traveller, couples or small groups wanting to meet like-minded travellers.

We know the challenges the mountains offer and our experience will help overcome these and can assist you with our 30 years of working and enjoying our mountains as a guide, ski patroller and as part of alpine rescue.

As a DOC concessionaire we take our responsibilities and your safety seriously.

We have equipment rental so you won’t go unprepared.

We provide up to date weather and track conditions.

We ask that you reconfirm your booking with us the day before your transfer to check weather and track conditions and to be ready and waiting at your chosen departure point at least 10 minutes prior to departure.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for small children
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Food and drinks
  • Guide

Departure Point

Pickup Details

If is VERY important that you reconfirm your booking by 6pm the day prior to check for weather and pickup times.


Taupo, Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato Region, North Island - Please reconfirm your booking the day prior (by 6pm)to your hike. Please advise us where you are staying and we will do our best to pick you up

Departure Time
6:00 AM

8 hours

Return Details

Taupo, Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato Region, North Island - Where we picked you up from

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Adventure HQ Taupo in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.