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The most beautiful places in NP Tongariro

What to see in Tongariro National Park

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in NP Tongariro
Inserted: 12.03.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Tongariro National Park, the first national park based in New Zealand, is the largest tourist attraction of the North Island. His volcanic landscape served as the infamous Mordor in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. You will find several volcanoes and beautiful lagoons. The most beautiful places of the national park are accessible by several tourist circuits.

1.
Emerald lakes

Three eyes of Tongariro

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| Altitude: 1 735 m / 5 692 ft

Perhaps the most famous view from the Tongariro Alpine Cross trek is the view from the Red Crater on three… continue reading

2.
Ngauruhoe volcano

Mount Doom

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| Altitude: 2 287 m / 7 503 ft

Perhaps the most famous volcano in New Zealand is Ngauruhoe (2,287m) known as Mount Doom, thanks to the Lord… continue reading

3.
Taranaki Falls

The most beautiful waterfalls of Tongariro National Park

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| Altitude: 1 185 m / 3 888 ft

Taranaki Falls is a 20m high waterfall, which is one of the most breathtaking in all of Zealand. If you have… continue reading

4.
Ruapehu

The highest volcano in New Zealand

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 797 m / 9 177 ft

Ruapehu (2 797 m asl) is the highest volcano of New Zealand and the highest peak of the North Island. It is… continue reading

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Tongariro

An unpredictable volcano

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| Altitude: 1 967 m / 6 453 ft

Mount Tongariro (1,967 m above sea level) looks a bit like Cinderella thanks to its „shot“ peak and the… continue reading

6.
Whakapapa

Starting point on Ruapeh

Altitude: 1 602 m / 5 256 ft

Whakapapa (1,602m) is a small ski resort, accessible by road from Chateau Tongariro Hotel. It is a starting… continue reading

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