Home to the highest mountain on New Zealand's North Island, the 9,000 feet volcano Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park is one of the highlights of any visit to New Zealand. Centered on the highest village in the country, Whakapapa, the region is a paradise to lovers of the outdoors all year round.
Tongariro National Park and Wellington
it was a good day to spend stuck on the van. The journey was set to skirt the spectacular Tongariro National Park, also known as Mordor and Mount Doom from Lord of the Rings. This volcanic scenery provided ...
Posted in We'll get a job next year... by Emma_and_Tom
Tongariro National Park - Taupo
We had driven straight from Wellington up the middle of the island to get to the Tongariro National Park as we wanted to do the crossing. But as it turned out once we got there we realised ...
Posted in Round The World Adventures by geranddebs