The Volcanic Centre of the North

The dramatic, lush landscapes sweep from the rugged Ruahine and Tararua Ranges and out to the Tasman Sea, making this an exciting adventure playground. Explore one of many cycling, mountain biking, walking and hunting tracks where you’ll find unmatched scenery. Home to the world-famous Tongariro Crossing and a key route for the Great Te Araroa.

  • Adventures

  • Area

    22,215 km²
  • Number of Adventures

    3
  • Bushmen

Manuwatu-Whanganui

Hiking Adventures Hiking

Single-day, overnight and multi-day hikes and treks for all ages and experience levels. Hiking is what we do best, and we make it extra personal for you to experience our natural world up close.

Climb Mt Kaiparoro

Manawatu-Whanganui
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Ridgeline Hike to Burn Hut

Manawatu-Whanganui
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Blue Range Hut

Manawatu-Whanganui
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Local Bushmen running tours in Manawatu-Whanganui

These friendly, fun and outgoing experts are handpicked by us and must show a lifetime of knowledge to their region before becoming a Bushman. They know this place better than any; you're in good hands.

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