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.
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
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
Nevalea Alpacas, the largest alpaca farm in New Zealand, is home to over 900 friendly alpacas. We offer visitors a range of different activities to choose from to give visitors an opportunity to get up close to the alpacas and hand feed them.
From $25Farms, Other Wildlife, Arts & crafts, Taumarunui
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.
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.
We guide on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and on the other Tongariro National Park hikes year round. Adrift provides professional guides and instruction, transport and equipment for a 2 hour duration guided walk right up to a 3 day multi-day tour.
From $115Climbing, Mountain biking, Study/Education, Volcanic/Geothermal, Walking & hiking, National Park
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.
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.
BTN offer you a complete Whanganui River experience. Scenic Jet Boat tours to the Bridge to Nowhere, Canoeing, Mountain Biking and Hiking, Unique Lodge and Campground accommodation in the Whanganui River National Park wilderness area. Locally owned.
Ruapehu Adventure Rides offers guided quad bike and buggy tours over farm land, native bush, natural stream crossing, over looking the famous Tongariro National Park. 1 hour, 1 1/2 hour 2 hours, 1/2 day trips available.