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Tongariro Alpine Crossing  - Ketetahi Car Park Shuttle to the Start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (single journey)

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Ketetahi Car Park Shuttle to the Start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (single journey)

One way transport from the end of the track (Ketetahi) to the beginning (Mangatepopo). Park all day for free at the Ketetahi Park N' Ride on State Highway 46.


One way transport available from the Ketetahi end of the track to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. 


Leave your car at the Ketetahi road carparking area on State Highway 46 (map to get there) optionally you may park in the private car park.  Disclaimer we are not responsible for where you leave your vehicle and we take you to the Start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.


Deciding to go at the last minute please check the weather forecast   https://weather.niwa.co.nz/parks/Tongariro%20National%20Park/Red%20Crater

We also offer a secure booking option that allows you the piece of mind that the shuttle may not be cancelled on the day unless due to safety requirements.  


Safety to us is paramount at the end of your hike please let us know you completed the track with a simple text.  If you do find it hard going the option exists to return to start where a shuttle can be arranged to take you back to a car.  

Please be ready for departure at the time selected as being late disrupts everyones day and may attract a late fee or cancellation of booking.


** At the request of the driver a facemask maybe required to be worn we hope that you are willing to respect this.


Please read the Terms and Conditions relating to this product.  

* An automatic confirmation will be sent out when 3 or more passengers are booked or the secure booking option is chosen.
If the booking is pending it will be confirmed once 3 or more passengers are booked or can be secured by paying the minimum $135

Please note if you do book late after  5pm the evening prior you may have to confirm via a phone call no later than 8pm  or after 7am unless booking 3 or more passengers.  
Please read attached product terms and conditions. 





  • Duration : 60 Minutes (approx.)

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing - National Park Village round trip

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - National Park Village round trip

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle from National Park Village and Park n Ride, Raurimu or Owhango Accommodation pick up recommended.


The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Departing either Owhango or National Park  


  *note 9am shuttles onwards strong hikers only

Return times arranged on the day you wont be left behind.
Scheduled return times 130pm, 245pm, 4pm, 530pm or by arrangement subject to demand.

       

We offer pick up spots from your accommodation or designated pick up spot around National Park Village, Raurimu or Owhango being the only transport provider offering a shuttle from Raurimu or Owhango.  Then take you to walk the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the unique volcanic created environment within a UNESCO world heritage area.


As an approved DOC operator we have passed the environmental standards set by DOC, as well as safety standards set by an independent auditor, and been approved to operate in public conservation areas.


Our pick up times at the finish are tailored to suit our customers which is arranged on the day.  We want you to enjoy your time whilst Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. No worries about missing your transport, or stress about being left behind. Unlike other operators we work around your time and dont leave you waiting for an hour or more.  Another plus is unlike the one way service you do not have to walk another 900 metres down a dusty road back to your car. 

Sit back and enjoy your journey. We hope you will be delighted by your experience from start to finish. 

Drop off at Mangatepopo Car Park, Start (estimated journey time 30 minutes)

Pick up at the finish, Ketetahi Car Park.

*or we can do this in reverse for you or we are the only operator to offer return from the start trips in the afternoon eg start Mangatepopo and finish at Mangatepopo

Delivered back to the door step of your accommodation or where you first boarded the shuttle.

To ensure a quick pick up service so you are not waiting to long for the next bus or running after one that has just left we ask you text or Call us at the 90 minute from Ketetahi Car Park sign.  Being an owner operated service we take that extra value to our service.  Pick up times are arranged 8-9hours after drop off at the start unless communicated otherwise.   Please remember to finish as a group if you start as a group.  Additional pick up times can be arranged at cost.

Tongariro National Park can be subject to unpredictable weather and conditions can change quickly. Due to the alpine environment, the weather at ground level can differ greatly from the conditions higher up the mountain. Be prepared to change plans and turn back if strong winds prevail or visibility is poor and call us so you can be picked up.

Recommended to bring:

  • Food and plenty of water
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses)
  • Warm windproof clothing NO DENIM
  • Waterproof raincoat and over trousers
  • Strong and comfortable shoes (no jandals)
  • First aid kit
  • Map
  • Cell Phone (Highly Recommended) PLUS Seperate TORCH

Always prepare for all weather conditions.
Your safety is important to us!  This is not your average walk in the park should you turn up in Denim or lack the correct clothing we have the right to refuse passage without a refund.

NO  ONE  IS  LEFT  BEHIND - However late pick up fees (minimum $120) maybe applied should you complete the track outside the recommended duration of the 7.8 hours, we recommend that you choose the earliest time if you are are not confident in completing the track in 10 hours after which time a late pick up fee is charged without exception.


As a DoC approved concession operator an activity fee is used to help maintain the tracks, huts and biodiversity projects. This is included in the shuttle fee you pay.

https://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/apply-for-permits/managing-your-concession/ongoing-concession-fees/  


*minimum charge guarantees shuttle will run (weather dependent of course) rideshare option.  In the event insufficient numbers we will endeavour to place you on the closest available shuttle we run or with another operator. 

Save on booking and credit card fees by phone or email


Important health information Wearing of facemasks is required no exceptions until further notice for our compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), if you are feeling unwell please do not board the shuttle or undertake this challenging 20km hike.

***Bookings remain pending and will not be confirmed until a minimum of 5 passengers are booked for a time available***












  • Duration : 30 Minutes (approx.)

Enter Number of Passengers *

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Whakapapa Village To or From Mangatepopo (Northern Circuit)

Whakapapa Village To or From Mangatepopo (Northern Circuit)

On call transfer service from Whakapapa Village to or from Mangatepopo Car park for Tongariro Northern Circuit/Round the Mountain

*** Wearing of facemasks is strongly encouraged***


If you are planning to avoid the section of track between Whakapapa Village and Mangatepopo our Shuttle provides a service to or from Mangatepopo Carpark back to Whakapapa Village.


Schedule times maybe adjusted depending on availability.


Due to low passenger demand and increased fuel costs this Shuttle operates as a rideshare with minimum cost to operate set to 3 passengers and then per person.   If we do have others interested in the shuttle we will adjust prices accordingly.  


Bad weather option avoiding Red Crater through Ketetahi or Waihohunu maybe serviced for an additional cost or transfered to another day.


Note this is one way not return


A late service charge or wait time may be applied at $7 per 15 minutes waiting in the event you miss the arranged pick up time.






  • Duration : 30 Minutes (approx.)

Enter Number of Participants *

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Owhango round trip × Book Now Available Book Now Available Book Now Available Book Now Available Book Now Available Book Now Available
Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Owhango round trip

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Owhango round trip

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle from Owhango Accommodation pick up


The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Departing either Owhango 



Return times arranged on the day you wont be left behind.  Travel time to start of the track 35-40 minutes

       

We offer pick up spots from your accommodation in Owhango being the only transport provider offering a shuttle from Raurimu or Owhango.  Then take you to walk the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the unique volcanic created environment within a UNESCO world heritage area.


As an approved DOC operator we have passed the environmental standards set by DOC, as well as safety standards set by an independent auditor, and been approved to operate in public conservation areas.


Our pick up times at the finish are tailored to suit our customers which is arranged on the day.  We want you to enjoy your time whilst Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. No worries about missing your transport, or stress about being left behind.   Another plus is unlike the one way service you do not have to walk another 900 metres down a dusty road back to your car. 

Sit back and enjoy your journey. We hope you will be delighted by your experience from start to finish. 

Drop off at Mangatepopo Car Park, Start (estimated journey time 30 minutes)

Pick up at the finish, Ketetahi Car Park.

*or we can do this in reverse for you or we are the only operator to offer return from the start trips in the afternoon eg start Mangatepopo and finish at Mangatepopo

Delivered back to the door step of your accommodation or where you first boarded the shuttle.

To ensure a quick pick up service so you are not waiting to long for the next bus or running after one that has just left we ask you text or Call us at the 90 minute from Ketetahi Car Park sign.  Being an owner operated service we take that extra value to our service.  Pick up times are arranged 8-9hours after drop off at the start unless communicated otherwise.   Please remember to finish as a group if you start as a group.  Additional pick up times can be arranged at cost.

Tongariro National Park can be subject to unpredictable weather and conditions can change quickly. Due to the alpine environment, the weather at ground level can differ greatly from the conditions higher up the mountain. Be prepared to change plans and turn back if strong winds prevail or visibility is poor and call us so you can be picked up.

Recommended to bring:

  • Food and plenty of water
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses)
  • Warm windproof clothing NO DENIM
  • Waterproof raincoat and over trousers
  • Strong and comfortable shoes (no jandals)
  • First aid kit
  • Map
  • Cell Phone (Highly Recommended) PLUS Seperate TORCH

Always prepare for all weather conditions.
Your safety is important to us!  This is not your average walk in the park should you turn up in Denim or lack the correct clothing we have the right to refuse passage without a refund.

NO  ONE  IS  LEFT  BEHIND - However late pick up fees (minimum $120) maybe applied should you complete the track outside the recommended duration of the 7.8 hours, we recommend that you choose the earliest time if you are are not confident in completing the track in 10 hours after which time a late pick up fee is charged without exception.


As a DoC approved concession operator an activity fee is used to help maintain the tracks, huts and biodiversity projects. This is included in the shuttle fee you pay.

https://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/apply-for-permits/managing-your-concession/ongoing-concession-fees/  


*minimum charge guarantees shuttle will run (weather dependent of course) rideshare option.  In the event insufficient numbers we will endeavour to place you on the closest available shuttle we run or with another operator. 


Important health information Wearing of facemasks is required no exceptions until further notice for our compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), if you are feeling unwell please do not board the shuttle or undertake this challenging 20km hike.

***Bookings remain pending and will not be confirmed until a minimum of 5 passengers are booked for a time available unless prior arrangement***












  • Duration : 30 Minutes (approx.)

Enter Number of Minimum of 4 passengers then per person price *

Choose a Time *