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Address: Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
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+64 800 386 925
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing - The best 1 day Hike in NZ. Adventure Outdoors...

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - The best 1 day Hike in NZ. Adventure Outdoors offers a Personalised Guiding Service - Private & Group Guided Tours available. Tongariro Crossing in Winter A must Do!- Guided Hiking / Walking available Summer & Sunrise

NZ Adventure At its best! Flexible time schedules to suit the weather & avoid the crowds. All Gear Equipment is available on all tours.

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Sarah Cate rocks!

What a great experience! The Crossing is amazing. Incredible views, challenging terrain, and, yes, some crowds - but friendly, happy people. We could have done it without a guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephanie W
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! The Crossing is amazing. Incredible views, challenging terrain, and, yes, some crowds - but friendly, happy people. We could have done it without a guide, but we're so glad we didn't. Sarah Cate is the best! She had great insights and stories, which we never would have known about on our own. She took great care... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

Stephanie & Robert, You 2 were great ! Glad you loved the day, It was fun, and what perfect weather - And because of you being half an hour late ! The weather cleared brilliant! There is always a silver lining :) Thankyou very much for your great Trip Advisor review, Kind words and great memories. I wish you both... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a private guided half-day tour to hike in Tongariro National Park. I consider myself a middle-aged, not-very-fit person who hates any kind of uphill-excercise. Sarah managed to show me a whole new world that I fell in love with. With unbelievable sensitivity she guided us up- and downhill, exhausting, exhilarating, inspiring. I couldn't thank her enough for these... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

Karin & Jens What a wonderful message to read this morning, Thankyou very much for your time in writing this review. This means so much to hear you say "A whole new world" I am very happy for you !!! cant wait to hear of your many adventures you will plan ahead, You & Jens are such a happy Cpl... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Did the tongariro alpine crossing with sarah cate as an exclusive guide at very short notice. Shes an exceptional guide with a wealth of knowledge of the area and full of helpful advice on techniques for a long trek. I loved the day i spent with sarah on the crossing after attenpting it a few days before and being turned... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

Hi Lee How are you? I loved our day Well done Lady ! Great effort, Your my inspiration story, We had so many good laughs this day, especially at the end when we sat down for that last break haha. Congratulations on all the hard work you put in to make and complete this Bucket List hike. 19.4km Up and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I am an adrenaline junkie and have been climbing, hiking, skydiving, scuba diving, zip-lining all over the world for many years. This walk is easily in my top 10 experiences. However, I have to qualify that: if we had just joined the throng and followed the track I would have hated it. Sarah took us off-piste and gave us the... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

Very Very exceptional day. Well done ! Sure was a day we will remember, That was one of the busiest days on the Tongariro Crossing track and we avoided the crowds for most of the day, I agree this was the first and most likely the last !! Or one of the very few times we can take the route... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Hi there, My name is lynda nguyen, I was assisted on the tongariro crossing by your guides on the 30th August and would like to just say a massive warm thank you! My younger sister Duyen could not continue on with the hike so I appreciated the way Daniel dealt with the situation and made sure she got back to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had such great weather (lucky for winter) and couldn't have had a better time. Sarah was fantastic and was an amazing guide. She kept us safe and made sure we took the time to really enjoy every moment of our crossing. 100% recommended!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I would just like to thank Sarah Cate and the team at Adventure Outdoors for an absolutely unforgettable day. Our guides Sam and Ryan were great and made sure the whole group were comfortable and felt safe through out the crossing. The focus on safety was excellent and Sam was always advising on correct technique on walking with crampons and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This tour was an absolute treat! Sarah, the owner is so sweet and awesome at getting your trip set up from start to finish - she even hand packed/made our lunches for us! We then had a different Sarah as our guide who was absolutely incredible! Her zest for the mountain and life was so refreshing - we had no... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for your wonderful review ! Glad you loved your day, Sarah also raved about the day, She really enjoyed your company. What you experienced what we hope to achieve, We are a personalised guiding company as we understand the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is such a highlight on the NZ vacation. We go out of our way to... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Wow! What an incredible couple of experiences we had with Adventure Outdoors with the wonderful Sarah Cate as our guide! From the first time I contacted Sarah Cate via email, I was impressed with her fast responses and friendly language. Firstly, we did the Tongariro Apline Crossing and we were very lucky to be the only ones for the tour... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

What a wonderful review !! Thankyou so much for your time writing this review and sharing your experience with us all. I am sorry I have just replied now, when your review came in I read it and it made my day Thankyou for your time. Yes the weather that day was 4 seasons. We made the best of it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Adventure Outdoors is the company to use. Sarah Cate was the best guide. The scenery was amazing. We had amazing lunches and snacks for the trek, and she was so knowledgeable and encouraging when it got tough. My daughter and I did the private tour, and it was well worth the extra money. If you are not used to hiking... More 

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AOT616351, Owner at Adventure Outdoors, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your review, Since our wonderful day (Apart from the big breakfast start) I am a lot more aware of what we put into our bodies before the big hike now, I now mention this when our guests enquire. You did wonderful ! I enjoyed hiking with you, I really love seeing the achievement and enjoy running... More 

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