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.
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
Bike along the historic Ohakune Old Coach Road at your own pace during a self-guided ride through spectacular scenery. Your tour includes the use of bike and helmet and transportation to the starting point in Horopito.
Step back to genteel times with a High Tea experience at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel. With a specially curated menu you will enjoy traditional scones, delicate finger sandwiches, sweet treats and freshly brewed gourmet Dilmah teas or barista coffee.
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.
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.
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 $39Volcanic/GeothermalSnowboardingWalking & hikingSkiing, Whakapapa Village