Ruapehu Crater Lake

Difficulty: Challenging

Allow: 7-9 Hours

Distance: 7 - 11km

Climb: 1050 Descent: 1050

Please use the 'contact us' button for more information of this walk as we have two options available now.

The Ruapehu Classic Hike: The purist hiker will appreciate a classic off-track, summer conditions hike up to the Dome Ridge of Mt Ruapehu, a view-point overlooking the Crater Lake of New Zealand's highest volcano.  This hike will see you ascend 1050m on foot and descend the same amount, the same way.

Traveling as two or more: NZ$220.00 per person, Join-a-Group rate. Groups no larger than 8 per guide.

Traveling Solo: if no one has booked for the day you have chosen, but you are willing to let others join you, we will book you in at the Join-a-Group rate of NZ$360.00. This will reduce to NZ$220.00 if someone else joins onto your trip, or if a trip is already operating on your chose date.

Private Guided trip: ​NZ$345.00 per person for two or more people.

Private Guided Solo Traveler: NZ$495.00 for one

The Sky Waka Hike: Ride the Sky Waka Gondola from the Ski-field base area at 1630m, right up to 2020m, before beginning the day's walking.  Once we have ridden the Gondola, we have (only) 650m to ascend until we reach the Dome Ridge, the viewpoint overlooking Ruapehu's Crater Lake.  

Traveling as two or more: NZ$250.00 per person, Join-a-Group rate. Groups no larger than 8 per guide.

Traveling Solo: if no one has booked for the day you have chosen, but you are willing to let others join you, we will book you in at the Join-a-Group rate of NZ$390.00. This will reduce to NZ$250.00 if someone else joins onto your trip, or if a trip is already operating on your chose date.

Private Guided trip: ​NZ$395.00 per person for two or more people.

Private Guided Solo Traveler: NZ$525.00 for one

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