Top Guides offers guiding and support services for hiking and tramping on formed routes and trails on Mt Taranaki. Exceptional local knowledge allows Top Guides to provide amazing experiences for our clients. The Pouakai Crossing is the cornerstone of the offerings from Top Guides, an achievable day walk that traverses Mt Taranaki and takes in the Pouakai Tarns for the ‘money shot’. The diverse environment and rich cultural history of this iconic mountain will always impress.
When you work with us you know you will be recieving a standard level of services to ensure your safety and enjoyment.
Mount Taranaki is one of New Zealand’s most iconic mountains. If your looking for a introduction to this amazing landmark we have a number of short walks on offer that will help your learn the skills and history behind our Maunga.
Kokowai Circuit Duration: Varries Costs: $249
Veronica Loop Duration: 1-2 hours Cost: $99
York Road Duration: 3 hours Cost: $149
Rising above the clouds, the 2518m summit of Mount Taranaki offers truely amazing views. Get ready to sweat with some of our full day tours. Mt Taranaki has a number premier one day walks that provide views of the Taranaki countryside to the coast and inland to Mt Ruapehu. Let us make your experience easier by carrying your gear and teaching you the skills and history about our Maunga.
Pouakai Crossing Duration: 6-9 hours Cost: $299
Sunset Trip Duration: 11-13 hours Costs: $349
Top Guides Facilities
We have ample off-street parking which has CCTV. Feel free to park you trailers and trucks within sight of you’re room. Parking is free of charge.