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Visit Ruapehu Visitor Guide

Ruapehu offers stunning landscapes, ancient rainforests, active volcanoes, sacred mountains and beautiful rivers. Home to two national parks, Whanganui and Tongariro, there are plenty of adventurous and relaxing activities to do in Ruapehu.

Ruapehu has something for everyone, all year round. Summer is particularly popular for hiking, mountain biking and water-based activities, while in winter the region is transformed into a beautiful white wonderland! Spring and autumn serve up some spectacular weather with fewer crowds and top conditions for enjoying the many all-season activities. 
You can download the most recent visitor guide here.
Latest version: March 2023.