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.
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
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.
Tongariro National Park Dual World Heritage Area is unique and spectacular in New Zealand. Its majestic volcanoes, beautiful lakes, rugged craters and contrasting forests and deserts make for a memorable scenic flight experience.
From $125Volcanic/Geothermal, Scenic Flights, National Park
Tongariro Northern Circuit is one of the Great Walks - New Zealand’s premier hiking tracks, passing through some of the most awe-inspiring and pristine landscapes. This self-guided hike on the 43km track through volcanic scenery takes 3-4 days.
Canoe Safaris has over forty open Canoes and Kayaks for Guided trips and Rental as well as two six person Voyageur Canoes for experienced paddlers keen to explore the Whanganui and Rangitikei Rivers. Barrels, Paddles, transport are included.
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