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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Explore expansive volcanic terrain, spectacular views of Tongariro National Park, extensive beginner facilities, night skiing & ski NZ's longest season (early June - late October). In summer, ride NZ’s largest gondola to dine at Knoll Ridge Chalet.
From $20Volcanic/Geothermal, Stargazing, Snowboarding, Walking & hiking, Skiing, Whakapapa Village