Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand - Tongariro, Urewera & Central North Island (Chapter)
This is the Tongariro, Urewera & Central North Island chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand guidebook.
From the spare, volcanic landscape of Tongariro National Park to the dense, mountainous forests of Te Urewera, the central region of the North Island contains diverse and rewarding tramping terrain.
- tramp past volcanoes on the Tongariro Northern Circuit
- follow a remote river route on the Ruapani Circuit
- explore a lush forest with caves and gorges on the Whirinaki Track
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Tongariro National Park, Tongariro Northern Circuit, Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Kaimanawa Forest Park, Umukarikari-Urchin Circuit, Te Urewera National Park, Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk, Ruapani Circuit, Whirinaki Te Pua a Tane Conservation Park, Whirinaki Track, Towns & Facilities: Whakapapa Village, National Park, Turangi, Murupara, Wairoa.