Enjoy your trip, use a shuttle provider and don’t worry about car parking DoC this summer are encouraging all visitors interested in the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to use shuttles from Whakapapa, National Park Village, Turangi, Taupo or Ohakune. Car park access is narrow, unsealed and limited in numbers. We are encouraging visitors to plan ahead and […]
Project Tongariro Project Tongariro in the central North Island has launched New Zealand’s first interactive smartphone application for a National Park – just in time for the busy summer walking season. Called the Pocket Ranger, the ‘free to download’ app is designed to offer an interactive and multi-media experience that provides interpretation, maps and images of […]
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