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Address: Rotorua, New Zealand
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Hike the Tongariro Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana & Coromandel Peninsula....

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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Wonderful Bucket List Experience for me!

I recently completed the Walking Legends Bucket List trip, their 12 day tramp. I signed up for this trip as this was my 6th trip to New Zealand and I was looking for north... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
C6370KKkaren
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Maui, Hawaii

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently completed the Walking Legends Bucket List trip, their 12 day tramp. I signed up for this trip as this was my 6th trip to New Zealand and I was looking for north island experiences that would be new for me. I live in Hawaii so am relatively close to New Zealand. My experience was great...days were well organized,... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Bucket List Tour is a concatenation of 3 separate Walking Legends 4-day trips, to Coromandel, Lake Waikaremoana, and Tongariro. Between each, you return to Rotorua for a night. The 3 components are of different character, and with each you meet a new group of folk doing just that component, and new guides. There is a lot of careful organisation... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

BEST tramp ever. Thanks Walking Legends so much for organising everything. Great guides (Thanks Piri, Paula and Doug) , good food, and fab fab trip to Lake Waikaremoana. Love, love, LOVED it. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the three day Mt Tongariro Crossing tour. Friend organised and all I knew was great food supplied. Might have been the little expectation I had or maybe it was actually great - Guide (Zeb) brilliant...an actual wilder person! Refer film) , i could not have been with a better guide if anything were to go awry. My interests of... More 

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Brussels
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour, was well organized. The hikes and the accommodation were as indicated in the tour publicity. The two persons accompanying the participants were pleasant and efficient. They did whatever they could to ensure that arrangements worked out for the best. However they did not match the promise in the tour publicity of being "expert guides". They provided spasmodic, anecdotal... More 

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Hilda011, Owner at Walking Legends, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to offer this constructive criticism. We will definitely discuss this with our guides. We have always promoted a relaxed and friendly atmosphere on our trips, as we believe it’s an inherent characteristic of Kiwi culture. This is reflected in our guides mannerisms. The majority of our clients really enjoy this approach, as shown in previous... More 

NSW Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent walk with experienced and friendly guides. We were walking on the Tongariro 3.5 days hiking tour. Excellent accommodation, and well provisioned. The special dinner was great. The crossing itself is a solid walk, but well worth it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking Legends are legends!! A brilliantly organised day with THE best guide who made the day. Zeb shared his passion, knowledge and stories of this beautiful area. This is the company to go with!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking legends is the choice! The guides are not only extremely knowledgable and attentive, but also simultaneously so fun and personable that it's as if you're hiking with your friends. Sam and Andrea made my Lake Waikaremoana experience so awesome and they were able to cater to all levels and needs...everyone in the group loved them. The Lake lodge was... More 

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Thank Tracy K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We had to download the TripAdvisor app just to write this review, but we were that committed to praising Walking Legends. Experienced mountain climbers and trip leaders ourselves, we were impressed with Walking Legends guides Zeb and Chris. They were observant, proactive, experienced, knowledgeable about the territory, generous in their helpfulness, and we've never seen such gourmet meals prepared in... More 

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Hilda011, Manager at Walking Legends, responded to this review

Wow this is so cool! Thanks so much for going to this effort, we really appreciate it, and I'll let Kris and Zeb know to keep up the great work. More 

Corby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic day with great views. It is a long and hard walk. I would advise to go and see. You may feel a bit sore the next day, even if you are quite fit. A definite must while your here but a once in a life-time experience for me

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