Mt Ruapehu is a special place. Standing 2797m at it's highest, it 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 information on our potentially unsavoury weather, our Mountain Road and more.
Plan your trip
It's important to make sure you are prepared for the alpine environment here at Mt Ruapehu. Use this simple and easy tool to plan your trip and find a recommended equipment list.