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Silica Rapids Track, Tongariro National Park

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Really nice walk - go for the hike but don’t expect too much of the rapids. I did the 2hr return track - beautiful walk mostly in the shade ( great fir a 30 degrees day). The information along the... 
    Really nice walk - go for the hike but don’t expect too much of the rapids. I did the 2hr return track - beautiful walk mostly in the shade ( great fir a 30 degrees day). The information along the...  more »
  • We decided to walk the Silica rapids track (approx 1.15) and we weren't disappointed with any part of it. the track is very well maintained and when you get to the Silica Raids area you are struck... 
    We decided to walk the Silica rapids track (approx 1.15) and we weren't disappointed with any part of it. the track is very well maintained and when you get to the Silica Raids area you are struck...  more »
  • This walk takes about 2.5 hours. Starting in the beautiful cool native bush, past clear mountain streams and onto tussock areas with views of Ruapehu, Silica rapids interesting part of volcanic area. 
    This walk takes about 2.5 hours. Starting in the beautiful cool native bush, past clear mountain streams and onto tussock areas with views of Ruapehu, Silica rapids interesting part of volcanic area.  more »

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