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Mount Ruapehu Whakapapa Summer Magic

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Knoll Ridge Cafe - Whakapapa Mt Ruapehu

Walk up, run up, or catch the lift

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Volcanic Walk - Mt Ruapehu Whakapapa Summer Magic

From November to May each year the mighty Mount Ruapehu turns into a summer playground, with scenic chairlift rides, the country's highest altitude cafe at an impressive 2020 metres above sea level, volcanic walks and a guided crater lake walk & cultural experience

There are a wide range of short walks through to multi day hikes, and the infamous Tongariro Alpine Crossing accompanied by your choice of accommodation in the Tongariro National Park and surrounds. The region is blessed with quality cafes,bars and restaurants plus the choice of activities within the gaze of the Mountain is hugely diverse in any kind of weather.

The Ruapehu region, with Mount Ruapehu as its centre, is your first choice pure outdoors destination. 

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    Where to Stay

    Wake up in the peaceful surroundings of a National Park. Check out the range of accommodation available in the region

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    Where to Eat & Drink

    Find a great cafe, bar or restaurant in the Ruapehu region

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    Activities Galore!

    With a broad range of activities on offer, there's a whole lot in the Ruapehu region to experience

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