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
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.
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
Mountain biking at its best on the Timber Trail riding through the stunning Pureora Forest Park. Epic Cycle Adventures offers flexible & reliable shuttles, bike hire, and accommodation packages for experiencing the great 82km Timber Trail cycle way.
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 the Whanganui River with Owhango Adventures on a freedom hire or culturally guided Tour. We are the only taumarunui operator audited and approved by the department of conservation. The tours range from 1-5 days & include free accommodation.