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.
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
Our Alpine Rental and Ski Shop is the place to go for all the gear you need on our mountains, whether you're skiing, snowboarding, hiking or just exploring. Rental and sales of skis, snowboards, hiking gear, E-Bikes, shuttle bookings & day parking.
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.
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.
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
Ruapehu Scenic Shuttles is the closest transport service to the end of the 42 Traverse Mountain Bike Track at Owhango. We offer the most convenient and flexible transfer service to the start of the mountain bike tracks.
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/Geothermal, Snowboarding, Walking & hiking, Skiing, Whakapapa Village