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Tongariro River

Address: New Zealand
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Ranked #597 of 782 Attractions in North Island
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: White-water rafting, Fishing
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: White-water rafting, Fishing
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Hong Kong, China
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3,124 reviews 3,124 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We recently revisited the Tongariro River near Turangi and very much enjoyed spending time near the river. This is a beautiful setting with the river running towards Lake Taupo in a rural setting, Here you can find lovely walking trails which line the riverbanks and many pools with fly fisherman. We spent around one hour walking along the river and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

We stayed in Turangi for a few nights during a recent trip to North Island and were so very happy with the endless opportunities to view the lovely Tongariro River. In many places, we found very nice autumn foliage and tree leaf color changes that made for ideal photography opportunities as well as relaxation. Known as a world-class fishery and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2010

I did this trip with my partner and it's fair to say I was a little nervous in the beginning as you hear about so many people falling out of the rafts and I didn't want that to happen to me. Thommo was our guide and he put our mind at ease right from the start. The trip itself was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2008

The Tongariro River is incredibly beautiful. I recommend a 4 hr raft trip. We used raftingnewzealand.com (run by Luke and Pianika Boddington) - they did an absolutely splendid job. This was the best part of my NZ vacation!! - The river is cold and clear and fast, and the trip up a creek to jump off a waterfall was quite... More 

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