Things to see and do in Ohakune
While you’re here try some of these fun activities…
Ohakune is the town at the southern gateway to the Tongariro National Park.
Skiers and boarders flock to Ohakune to take on the largest ski area in New Zealand – Whakapapa and Turoa.
In summer Ohakune is a fantastic base for visitors wanting to experience the many outdoor activities whether it is canoeing on the Whanganui River or taking in some of the many mountain biking, treks or hiking trails on Mt Ruapehu and in the national parks.
Mt Ruapehu is home to the most awesome natural skiing and snowboarding terrain in the country. With something for everyone, Mt Ruapehu offers fantastic learners’ facilities, terrain parks for snowboarders and free skiers of all abilities; and the best spring skiing in New Zealand.
Check out their website for information about:
- planning your visit
- Your mountain information
- Passes and prices
- Programmes and Events and more…
National Park Village borders on the World Heritage Tongariro National Park which has the famous Tongariro Crossing internationally known as the best one-day trek in New Zealand. This site offers you options for activities in the area; summer and winter, and has information for lots of adventures available for you to enjoy your visit to our area.
Everything you need for the Snow. Ski Hire, Snowboard Hire, Ski Workshop, plus a range of ski & snowboard gear. All sites close access to Whakapapa & Mt Ruapehu Ski Area.
Local Adventure Activities
Discover the natural beauty and awe inspiring landscape of the Ruapehu region. This area offers something for everyone from hiking, cycling bungy, quads, heli skiing, kayaking, Whanganui river, Tongariro crossing and much much more attractions and activities.
Where to Next?
The official site of Tourism New Zealand
Travel information, maps, driving routes, activities and accommodation information to help you plan your next New Zealand holiday.
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