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.
Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery of the Timber Trail as your ride through the ancient Pureora Forest. This is a must-do for any rider who wants to explore 85km of grade 2/3 trails ridden over one or two days.
From $50Mountain biking, Attractions, Bird watching, Walking & hiking, Taumarunui
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.
Enjoy exclusive use of this luxury lodge while experiencing real country fun including horse trekking, mountain biking, SxS off-road driving, farm tours and hunting over 4,000 acres of stunning central North Island terrain.
From $750Farms, Horse treks, Hunting, Mountain biking, Off-road driving, National Park
My Kiwi Adventure offers a range of excellent activities in summer or winter.
Mountain Bike hire & Transport
Ski Area Transport
Tongariro Alpine Crossing Transport
Paddleboard Hire & Guiding
All in and around the Tongariro National Park
From $40Mountain biking, Skiing, Water activities, Walking & hiking, Volcanic/Geothermal, National Park
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
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
Whanganui River Canoes can help you with your multi day canoe trip on the Whanganui River, and can help you with any adventure in the Ruapehu/Whanganui Region. We want to help you make awesome memories, and we want to help you plan your trip easily.
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.