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From camping, to luxury lodges and chateaus, the Ruapehu region has just about every style of bed (and breakfast) you can imagine. Whether you’d like a high energy social stay or you’d rather fall asleep to the warm glow of a crackling fire, it’s easy to browse and book all manner of accommodations right here.

Main accommodation bases are at : OhakuneNational Park VillageWhakapapa Village or Taumarunui, where choice is plentiful, but don't forget remote areas and rural retreats to truly get away from it all. 

Getting Here

The Ruapehu region is located in the centre of New Zealand's North Island halfway between Auckland and Wellington - both less than 4 hours drive.

Kiwirail operates scenic rail services between Auckland and Wellington, with stops at National Park Village and Ohakune, and national bus operators offer daily services to the area. Closest airports are Taupo, Whanganui and Palmerston North.

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    Things to see and do

    Whether it’s adrenaline you’re after or relaxing with a good coffee enjoying the scenery, Ruapehu boasts easily accessible, family friendly activities to suit all palates.

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    Eat, Drink, Shop

    Fancy a gourmet filet mignon? Maybe you’d rather a juicy burger, or perhaps just some good old fish ‘n chips. Whatever your taste, the Ruapehu region is home to some first class eating establishments, with a wide array of local and international beverages on offer.

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    $220 deal at the Powderhorn Chateau

    Bed and breakfast for $220

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