World renowned Tongariro National Park and Whanganui National Park set the backdrop for a truly unique New Zealand experience.
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.
Find your happy place. From camping and backpackers, to luxury lodges and chateaus, Ruapehu has just about every style of bed (and breakfast) you can imagine.
Ruapehu is home to first class eating establishments and unique boutique shopping experiences.
Local food the Ruapehu way that ignites a feeling of connection to the people and place of this inspiring location.
Authentic Mexican food hidden away on the Forgotten World Highway
Showcase of New Zealand local produce including a full a la carte menu
Enjoy sumptuous and affordable cuisine al fresco and just relax with your friends
Original Artworks, T-shirts, prints and ceramics in Taumarunui
Gifts, souvenirs, toasted sandwiches, coffee as well as some amazing local carvings.
"Have yourself a Captain Kune's Day"
Fish n Chips in Taumarunui.
New World Taumarunui has proudly been serving our community for over 30 years.
Closed over summer
Cornercopia Gift Shop - based in Ohakune - filled with products made by local artists and crafts people from NZ
We're proud to be part of the long-standing iconic Kiwi brand that has been the local for New Zealand communities since 1924.
Delicious home made food in Owhango. Open from 7am
Wake up in the peaceful surroundings of a National Park. Check out the range of accommodation available in Ruapehu.
Looking for some beautifully crafted Ruapehu made designs? look no further