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Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures

National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2751
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Adrift Outdoors is an outdoor adventure company specialising in guided adventures through the Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, we are a personal and professional organisation that can tailor our guided adventures to suit individual needs.At Adrift, we have vast experience in working with people of all ages and abilities. Adrift provides qualified, experienced and personable guides whose sole purpose is to ensure a safe, enjoyable and memorable adventure.
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National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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+64 7-892 2751
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from $290.60
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"tongariro crossing"
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"guided tour"
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"stew"
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"bad weather"
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"red crater"
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"weather was perfect"
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"these guys"
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"weather conditions"
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"hiking boots"
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"starting point"
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"safe hands"
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"own pace"
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"new zealand"
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"after hours"
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"incredible experience"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Happened to go up a day with glorious sun and no wind....so a bit over prepared but best to be over prepared in changing NZ conditions. Great guide with awesome stories. Very well organised company with ease upon transfers from Taupo

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the half day trip to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, up to the South Crater. Adrift was very professional and our guides (Tom and Tahi) looked for our security all the time. This is really important when you are doing the Crossing in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day had on the Winter Crossing.Special thanks to Justin and Tahi who were very professional throughout the day stopping to provide information on certain sections of the crossing and ensuring the group stayed together at all times.Great work lads👍Was cloudy at the top unfortunately...More

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Stewart B, Owner at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi James, Thank you very much for your feedback and recommendation. We were so pleased that blue sky window opened up for everyone on the day and glad you managed to get some pictures. Please fee free to share them here on TripAdvisor and also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We joined the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Day Tour. The weather was not good but we still tried to hike to the top. The tour guide is very experienced. However, he walked too fast. There was no rest at all except a 10-min break for lunch....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved every minute of this experience - yes, even climbing the Devil's staircase :). Great, prepared and professional guides, plus a breathtaking panorama. Thank you, Adrift!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a best class experience with Adrift, they had made trekking look so easy in tough condition and the guide were soo supportive and looking and caring for every individual who were on trekking. We had very classy view from the top just because...More

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Stewart B, Owner at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your Winter Tongariro Alpine Crossing experience. We hope you will come back in the future and experience the summer crossing as well. Best wishes from all the team here at Adrift Tongariro

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hired Adrift at the last minute for my family of five after I realized that the Tongariro Crossing really does require crampons in winter (July). We had no crampons, no winter experience and no familiarity with local conditions. We were very happy with the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Challenging winter conditions yet exceeded expectations. Felt safe with knowledgeable competent guide who ensured everyone’s safety.

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Stewart B, Owner at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was great to have you on the team for the day, the entire group was exceptional and you deserve to feel very proud of your achievement. Thanks for sharing your review and for choosing to tour with us. Best regards from the Adrift Team

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