Distance: 335km from Hitch Auckland City
Estimated travel time: 4.25 hours
Terrain: Mountainous
Recommended Vehicle: Hitch SUV


The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park is one of New Zealand’s most popular walks with breathtaking scenery, for which it has been listed as a World Heritage site for its cultural and natural significance.

The full walk is approximately 19.4 kilometres (12.1 miles), which takes about seven hours of walking in good weather.