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.
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
Guided hiking tours of Tongariro National Park, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing & Mt Ruapehu. Depart Rotorua or Taupo. Experienced local guides, spectacular volcanic scenery & great lodgings - a fabulous walking experience!
From $1650Heritage attractions, Volcanic/Geothermal, Walking & hiking, 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.
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.
Nau mai Hāere mai - Welcome to our backyard.
Sit back, buckle in and relax as we drive you around Turangi to Tongariro National Park, the first Dual World-Heritage Park. Tours for you in-mind and we can custom transfers to suit. Contact us today!
From $60Maori Cultural Attractions, Heritage attractions, Urban attractions, Volcanic/Geothermal, Tongariro
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.
Nevalea Alpacas, the largest alpaca farm in New Zealand, is home to over 800 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
Laurens Lavender is a family owned business and is a perfect example of what can be achieved if you have passion and love when you live your dreams. Growing around 8,000 lavender plants they are in full bloom from the end of December until early March.