An epic ice-caped volcano enveloped by misty rainforest lures nature lovers here in droves. Marvel at the scenery from easy-to-access lookouts or trample the 18 km Pouakai Crossing to savour the majestic scene.
Stretch your legs and soak up spectacular volcanic views on the North Island’s most celebrated hike. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing showcases the park’s most breathtaking highlights on a demanding (but totally worth it) 19 km stint.
New Zealand’s highest mountain rises 3,724 metres into the sky. Admire her majestic presence on a rugged walking trail or a winding scenic drive. Thrill seekers could embark on an unforgettable heli-hike tour of the nearby Franz Joseph Glacier.
Home to New Zealand’s highest and most-celebrated peak, this dramatic national park encapsulates the essence of the Southern Alps. If you don’t have the energy for an arduous hike, the scenic drive into White Horse Hill Campground offers equally breathtaking views.