Explore the most popular hiking trails near Papakai with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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Exceptional Track ... I climbed on thw top of Mt Ngauruhoe during the winter 2010 and I m going this year in July once more ... Tongariro Alpine Crossing also top hike in the world!! Must to do !!

Monday, September 11, 2017

Steep scree climb. Nice at top.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

easy hike and amazing view.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Very nice loop with kids. Loved the vegetation changes from forest to grasslands along the way. Can get a bit crowded if the weather sends folks away from the Tongariro crossing, we ran into about 10 people at the falls themselves. I think if you start with the upper loop, you can get nice views of Mts Tongariro and Ngauruhoe without having to turn around.

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Saturday, April 08, 2017

Very enjoyable walk but return to village is via Bruce Rd, which as little or no walking verge.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Great hike in nice trail. Lots of vegetation changes in short distance - tundra to forested. Start with lower loop as it is more strenuous, upper loop return is mostly gentle downward slope.

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