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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle - One Way Transport - Ketetahi To Mangatepopo

This shuttle service from Ketetahi To Mangatepopo provides you with greater flexibility for your hiking adventure!

Highlights

  • Adventure HQ are Taupo’s most experienced Tongariro Alpine Crossing operator
  • Efficient and reliable one way shuttle service from Ketetahi (finish point) to Mangatepopo (start point)
  • Over 35 years of working and playing in the mountains of Tongariro National Park

Our efficient and reliable one way shuttle service from Ketetahi (finish point) to Mangatepopo (start point) will allow you to walk back to your car at your own pace and depart when you want to.

Our cost effective service provides you with greater flexibility, allowing you extra time to climb the summits of Tongariro or Ngauruhoe, tackle some of the more difficult climbs and avoid the crowds.

With over 35 years of working and playing in the mountains of Tongariro National Park, we understand and know what it takes to complete the best one day hike in New Zealand.

Per Person $35.00

What's included

  • One Way Transport - Ketetahi To Mangatepopo

Notes

  • This is a weather dependent activity. You will need to contact us 24 hours prior to reconfirm to your booking and to get a weather and track conditions update and if we are operating that day.

    Cancellations can and do occur at short notice due to weather. It is your responsibility to confirm your booking.

    The Department of Conservation has now restricted car parking to 4 hours within the Ketetahi carpark - for the summer hiking season. There is still free parking available on the road reserve opposite the Ketetahi carpark road.

    Our Shuttles are on a fixed schedule and out of consideration to the people who have made the departure times on time they will leave on time.

    Safety: Adventure HQ will help you to be safe during your trek; we have the latest weather and track information and years of local knowledge. On site at Adventure HQ we have everything you need to be fully prepared. To lessen our environmental impact, we recommend you download our Fact Sheet which contains all the necessary safety information to make your day a success

    Departures: From Ketetahi at approximately 8:15am. Departure times may change due to demand, weather conditions and changes in daylight savings. Times will be confirmed when you call to book your seat.

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4.7

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Danny Clough from United Kingdom wrote on 29 January 2020

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Brilliant service

Very easy to book, clear where to wait for the bus, came bang on time and made our experience even better than we expected, brilliant day out.

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So glad you had an awesome day!

Xenia from Germany wrote on 16 March 2020

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Kind and caring people

The shuttle driver was very nice and although I accidentally booked it for the wrong date I could change it without any fees. The only thing that was confusing was about the meeting point, we were confused where to go because there were two spots that could’ve been the pick up point as they described. Anyways, it was nice!

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Maria De Vido from Argentina wrote on 16 March 2020

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any problem! everything on time

Cool driver. comfortable bus and on time

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Lara from New Zealand wrote on 07 December 2019

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Didn't inform us properly about weather conditions

The shuttle ride was fine. When we arrived, we were informed that we should be careful etcetera, but it wasn't mentioned that the hike is not recommend today due to bad weather. There was an average wind speed of 70kmh with gusts up until 140kmh. Thankfully, the weather got better during the day but I would have liked to be informed of the current status and the official "not recommended" status of our hike!

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Thanks for your feedback. The weather forecast was for improving conditions - which is why we ran. You were not forced into hiking - and you could have turned around or chosen not to go. We were not aware of this ourselves until we arrived at the start of the track. We have spoken with DOC about this. Yes, it was windy - and we made sure we informed all of our customers this. I think you had a pretty good day in the end which is great as the weather did improve as was forecasted. Cheers!

Alexandre Perrin from France wrote on 05 March 2020

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Great!

Apart for the slight hesitation we had for the meeting point, it is a very convenient way to go through the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in one way only and go back to your car at the arrival. The coach driver gives you multiple tips before your departure which were wery appreciated!

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