Your Place in the World
Imagine a place that feels like a world away but instantly feels like home. Where the mountains and the rivers become your place in the world.
With its dramatic volcanic landscapes, lush native forests, and spiritual rivers, the Ruapehu region is the ideal getaway spot if you're up for an adventure with the family, or want to escape the crowds for some quality couple time. Explore the links below to learn where to stay, what activities are on offer, and the best places to eat, drink, and shop.
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It all begins right here. Your invitation to explore Our Greater Outdoors is in your hands. Home to Tongariro National Park and Whanganui National Park, two New Zealand Great Walks, the largest ski area in NZ at Mt Ruapehu, there’s plenty to see and do in Ruapehu all year-round.
Six Walks In One Weekend
Mountains for breakfast, mountains for lunch, mountains for dinner. You really can’t get enough of the iconic peaks of Mt Ruapehu. So here are some incredible ways to recharge and relax over one weekend in Our Greater Outdoors with Whakapapa Village as your base.