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.
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.
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
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
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.
Canoe the Whanganui River with Owhango Adventures on a freedom hire or culturally guided Tour. We are the only canoe operator AUDITED/ APPROVED by DOC/WORKSAFE/QUALMARK. The tours range from 1-5 days & include free accommodation.
One way shuttle to the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Depart from the end of the hike & catch a shuttle to the start. Locally owned and operated family business with the convenience of cultural insights & genuine local hospitality & drivers.
From $35Heritage attractions, Land Activities, Volcanic/Geothermal, Walking & hiking, National Park
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.
From $50Mountain biking, Cycling & Mountain Biking, Taumarunui