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    The ultimate New Zealand itinerary for outdoor fans

    Welcome to the first part of our Ultimate New Zealand Itinerary for Outdoor Fans! A couple of years ago we were in the lucky position to spend six weeks traveling in New Zealand and since we are 100% outdoor lovers, we spent them the active way. Most of our time we went hiking, but we also added some (mountain) biking, kayaking and other outdoor cool activities to our itinerary. Ever since, we received many questions from readers about the trails we hiked, which are the must-do’s in each place and so on. So I figured I’d combine all tips and tricks into one series of posts which makes planning your…

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    Hiking the Tongariro Northern Circuit in New Zealand

    An introduction the the Tongariro Northern Circuit When planning our stay in Tongariro National Park, we were extremely thrilled to find out there’s a four day tramping track which is called the Tongariro Northern Circuit. While on this track, you will of course do the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing but luckily, the Tongariro Northern Circuit goes much further than that. It leads you to places no other tourists will go to. As you may have read in our post about Tongariro National Park, we had to reschedule the planned hikes because of the extreme winds. Eventually we chose to do the walk in the counter direction, luckily all huts had availability…