Ketetahi to Mangatepopo (single trip shuttle from the end to the start)


Roadside parking is Free if parked safely and legally along the main road we will send you information on the best places to park on booking confirmation.   Due to the vigilance of the Road Attendants parking is safe and secure or you can choose to park in Day Park for $10 per vehicle.

We will pick you up and transport you to Mangatepopo (start of the crossing). 

Departure Ketetahi: *times subject to change due to weather/traffic delays. 

 You must be waiting at our pickup location at least 10 minutes before your departure time.  Shuttles depart on time and will not wait for customers who are late or not ready.   An alternate pick up time is at the discretion of the operator.

The single trip is ideal for those who like the flexibility of their own pace and dont want to wait for a shuttle at the end of the day

We will pick you up from the brown sign that says "Ketetahi Track" and below it in blue says "Car Park" . The road opposite leads up to the DOC car park at Ketetahi.  Please be ready to leave by this time.  Our vans or Bus have the logo Scenic Shuttles or Ruapehu Scenic Shuttles on them.  

We cater to smaller groups allowing you the flexibility of walking at a pace to suit you.

As a DOC concessionaire we take our responsibilities and your safety seriously.
We provide up to date weather and track conditions.

We ask you to contact us when you have completed the track as part of our safety plan to ensure no one is left behind.  

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.

If booking on the day please call us to confirm availability.   Minimum number of passengers are required to run a shuttle service unless you are prepared to pay the minimum value cost to run.

We may transfer you to another provider


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