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The Tongariro circuit. A great hike

A most spectacular hike. We approached Tongariro across spectacular terrain. Lava, the Devil's... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Neil T
,
Sudbury, Canada
Great company

Walked Lake Waikaremoana with Walking Legends. Great guides, very knowledgeable. Great cooks and... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
jstan29
,
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
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Hike the Tongariro Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana & Coromandel Peninsula. Walking Legends provide all-inclusive guided walk packages on the North Island's Great Walks. Small groups led by an experienced, friendly guide. Includes accommodation, transport from Rotorua, hiking equipment, and great NZ-style meals and wine. Our guided hiking tours make it easy and rewarding to experience some of New Zealand's best walks, and to explore the remote and dramatic wilderness areas of the North Island.
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

A most spectacular hike. We approached Tongariro across spectacular terrain. Lava, the Devil's staircase. (Better than the Devil's scree slope like in the past) A flat basin before climbing the mountain. Views from the top of a spectacularly red canyon and iridescent blue and aqua...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Walked Lake Waikaremoana with Walking Legends. Great guides, very knowledgeable. Great cooks and food.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We have completed the Tongariro 3.5 days, Coromandel and Lake Waikeramoana lodge walks and thoroughly enjoyed each one. Hard to find fault anywhere from the food, to the accommodation and the excellent and knowledgeable guides. The walks are spectacularly scenic, and each one has a...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Our 3 guides ensured each person could move at their own pace. So they were constantly moving back and forth checking on the fastest and the slowest of our 13-person group. The food was excellent - especially the eggs Benedict breakfast. The information/stories they told...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Terrific, competent, knowledgeable and friendly guides. Not entirely upmarket and could improve: sick guides (generally a replacement available); a fixation with emphasising what they pay for and don’t- clearly not focussing in the integrity of their particular group of clients, but on a rabble mob;...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I completed the 4-day Great Barrier Island Escape as a part of a group of 11. We have done walks together in the past, but this will be remembered as one of the best. From admin at the time of booking, to being met at...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

During a recent two-week visit to New Zealand, we joined a hiking group guided by Walking Legends, based at Chateau Tongariro. From there, we did various hikes in the Tongariro National Park, including the impressive Tongariro Crossing, and some pretty lower-level walks in the Ohakune...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Last week I was part of a group of family and friends from around NZ who had a fantastic holiday with Walking Legends on our first visit to Great Barrier. Great weather helps, so does enthusiastic guides, amazing food and accommodation.The sealed road around most...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

From the moment we stepped onto the small plane we anticipated that this walking experience was going to be unique. The island is still reflecting pre 1970's landscape except for evidence solar panels. Roads are now sealed ensuring t ravel to various walk sites are...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Walked Lake Waikaremoana over the christmas holiday period. What an amazing amount of fun. Even though we were in a group we were all able to walk at our own pace which was something that I was worried about. You will enjoy it more though...More

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