Fergusson’s is a casual tearoom with outdoor tables, and proffers pies, sandwiches, cakes and coffee.
At the southern end of Lake Taupo.
Mt Ruapehu (2797m) is the North Island's highest mountain and one of the world’s most active volcanoes. One year-long eruption began in March 1945, spreading lava over Crater Lake and sending clouds of ash as far as…
Northeast of Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe (2287m) is the North Island's youngest volcano. Its first eruptions are thought to have occurred 2500 years ago. Until 1975 Ngauruhoe had erupted at least every nine years, includi…
Ongoing rumbles are reminders that all the volcanoes in the area are very much in the land of the living. The last major event was in 2012 when Mt Tongariro – the northernmost and lowest peak in the park (1967m) – g…
The Te Ponanga Saddle is southwest of Turangi.
Mt Tongariro's central crater.
Mt Tongariro's north crater.
Mt Tongariro's south crater.
Mt Tongariro's red crater.