Day 1, Pick up from Auckland Airport.
Our first walk at Karangahake Gorge including a long section of old mining tunnel – it’s pretty cool and very very dark. Grade 2. 4km, 1hr
Wairere Falls. A lovely ferny walk alongside this typically stunning creek and up to a viewing platform. Grade 3. 6km
Drive to our accommodation
Day 2, Tarawera Lake Walk to the hot beach. This lovely walk alongside Lake Tarawera has a real tropical feel with amazing views through palm trees. The best is at the end where hot thermal springs meet the cold lake water – pick your best spot! Then take a boat back to the start. Grade 3. 15km, 5 hrs
Mountain Biking or walk through the woods or free time.
Night time dip at the Kerosine Falls thermal river. This is a magical moment as the natural hot water creek cascades over you leaving you feeling fantastic.
Day 3, Pack up from accommodation
Early dip to Kerosine Falls again (optional but it’s so awesome)
Rainbow Mountain. A short mountain hike passing a blue lake, with 360-degree views at the top. Amazing ground colors on the path. Grade 3. 5km, 2 hours
Huka Falls Walk. After admiring the sheer velocity of the mighty Huka Falls, we walk along the river towards a local spa park for a possible dip in the thermal pool. Grade 2. 5km, 1 hour
Arrive at new accommodation. Relax.
Day 4, Early departure for Tongariro Crossing. One of the best day walks you’ll ever do. This walk is simply stunning, incredible, awesome and is world renowned for good reason. Let us handle logistics. Grade 5. 20km, 8hrs
Downtime! You earned it.
Cheese and wine tasting
Day 5, Head out today for a fresh and exhilarating morning on a raft down the Turangi River, over rapids and around rocks as you team up with your fellow walkers for an different kind of adventure!
Taranaki Falls. A short walk takes you over the alpine plains, admiring the mountains around you then down to a spectacular waterfall. Grade 2. 5km, 2hrs
After all that we’ll have some downtime!
Day 6, Mount Ruapehu climb. The volcanic landscape has no marked tracks as you scramble, climb and hike as far as you can, a lucky few may even reach the top. No matter where you stop this is a spectacular walk. Grade 4. Distance and time variable.
Back to accommodation for downtime!
Day 7, Pack up from accommodation
Waitomo Caving and Tubing.
Our last event will leave you shivering and smiling from ear to ear, tubing, waterfall jumping and glowworms!
Head to the Airport with an ETA expected arrival around 3-4 pm