Come and explore Our Greater Outdoors and various Ruapehu activities. 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.
Enjoy a guided Tongariro Alpine Crossing walk, New Zealand’s best day one day walk one day and a guided hike to the top of Mt Ruapehu, the largest of the three volcanoes in Tongariro National Park the next.
From $550Attractions, Volcanic/Geothermal, Walking & hiking, National Park
Share our love for horses and the great outdoors. Whatever your experience we have a ride to fit your needs. Trekking with our wonderful horses, and guides, will ensure you have a memorable, rewarding and enjoyable experience.
Whanganui River Adventures is a locally owned business based in Pipiriki, involves Scenic jetboating, bushwalking, Bridge to Nowhere and canoeing comes with local history and stories of the river from local tangata whenua guides/drivers and staff.
From $150Jet boating, Kayaking, Walking & hiking, Raetihi
Play Waimarino golf club’s par 72 championship parkland course in the heart of Ruapehu. At 580 mtrs above sea level (NZ's 2nd highest golf course), in the backdrop of Mt Ruapehu enjoy watching your ball travel further than ever before.
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing Freedom Trek will take you from alpine meadow to mountain summit with stunning volcanic features along the way, let adventure lodge take care of you with their Tongariro Freedom Package, accommodation, transfer and meals
From $170Volcanic/Geothermal, Walking & hiking, National Park
The Dinosaur House is a small family friendly dinosaur museum housed in a beautiful 1922 heritage building in the town of Raetihi. See dinosaur skeletons, walk among life-size reconstructions and learn about their amazing prehistoric world.
Join us on The Tongariro Alpine Crossing this winter. We will guide you along the 19km of alpine terrain, teaching you basic mountaineering and telling you the rich stories of our areas rumbling past. Approx 8hrs hike.
From $225Walking & hiking, Volcanic/Geothermal, National Park
Welcome to the Whanganui River its our pleasure to share this unique New Zealand experience with you either by Canoe or Jet Boat Tours. Choose to Canoe from between 4 hours to 5 days or Experience the Thrill of the Jet Boat Tours, its your choice.
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.