Mt Ruapehu is a special place. Standing 2797m at it's highest, Mt Ruapehu is the tallest mountain in the North Island. As a result, Mt Ruapehu is at the mercy to a range of factors only found when exploring the regions mountainous areas. This page is designed to help inform you of all the risks that you may come across here up on the mountain, providing you the information needed to stay safe and enjoy your time spent in the Tongariro National Park.
Below, you'll find everything you'll need to know about visiting the Central Plateau, with information on our potentially unsavoury weather, our lovely Mountain Road and everything you need to know about safety on the mountain!