Come and explore Our Greater Outdoors , whether it’s adrenaline you’re after or relaxing with a good coffee enjoying the scenery, Ruapehu boasts easily accessible, diverse activities to suit all palates.
For all our information relating to SKI activities please visit our Ski Ruapehu page here.
Trek the 1 hour Slip Track or 2 hour Puketawa Track through our protected private rainforest to see amazing New Zealand bush, hear and see our numerous native birds and enjoy stunning views of the mountain and surrounding land.
Rated one of New Zealand’s Top 50 Golf Courses it is little wonder Taumarunui’s Tarrangower Golf Course is on the must-do list of keen golfers. Playable year round this well groomed picturesque course offers a relaxing yet testing golf experience.
3-day personalised photography tour to capture the awe-inspiring location of Tongariro National Park. Over this tour you will have the chance to shoot a diverse range of subjects including volcanic and mountain landscapes, waterfalls and rivers.
Nevalea Alpacas, the largest alpaca farm in New Zealand, is home to over 700 friendly alpacas. We offer visitors a range of different activities to choose from to give visitors an opportunity to get up close to the alpacas and hand feed them.
TCB offers full bike hire and shuttle services for the Old Coach Road mountain bike trail. TCB is also a full service Ski, Snowboard and Bike shop, We offer a full retail shop and full workshop for all your Ski, Snowboard and Biking needs
Located on Mt Ruapehu's north-west facing slopes, Whakapapa is NZ's largest ski area and home to the nation's premier beginner playground: Happy Valley. Renowned for its expansive volcanic terrain, spectacular views, and extensive beginner facilities
From $119Skiing, Volcanic/Geothermal, Stargazing, Snowboarding, Walking & Hiking, Whakapapa Village