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.
If you only have one day up your sleeve but want to experience the most scenic part of the Whanganui River river join us on the Bridge to Nowhere jet boat tour. This tour includes a bush walk followed by a couple of hours canoeing.
From $160Jet boating, Kayaking, Walking & hiking, Raetihi
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
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.
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.
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.
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.