Activities in the Ohakune Area

Ohakune offers you a choice of activities to suit all ages, budgets and tastes.


All you need to • Ski • Board • Bike
TCB has the inside scoop on all the local tracks for your Ruapehu mountain biking. Rent one of our full suspension mountain bikes for ultimate performance anywhere – full day, half-day or multi-day. Get trail maps for Ohakune, Rangataua Forest, the Ohakune Old Coach Road and Mountains to Sea. TCB is a specialist ski, snow board and bike shop where we go the extra mile! We specialise in top line rental equipment with outstanding personal service, with the best brands and accessories; the best boot fitters, a full boot lab and guaranteed comfortable boot fit. TCB has a state of the art workshop with the best hands for the best tune customised to your needs and the current snow conditions! For rentals, retail or repairs, make sure you try the TCB experience. Open 7 days, 7am-6pm and late night Friday in winter and 9am-5pm in summer.

28 Ayr Street
Phone: +64 6 3858433



Waimarino Golf Club

Combine your passion for golf and snowsports.
Situated on the doorstep of Mt Ruapehu, Central Plateau, North Island, this championship 18 hole, par 71 golf course with a most recent NZGA rating of  71.9 makes it the third highest rating golf course in the Manawatu and Wanganui region.

Golf Course Road
4km from Ohakune
Phone: +64 6 385-4246




Breathtaking Helicopter Flights.
Experience the breathtaking views of New Zealand’s oldest National Park and World Heritage Site with a 3 Peaks scenic helicopter flight over the dramatic landscape of this area. This incredible helicopter flight will take you over the 3 central Plateau Mountains of Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Tongariro, which are all active volcanoes with Mt Ruapehu being one of the world’s most active volcanoes and the largest volcano in New Zealand.

Ohakune Airstrip, Rangataua Road, SH49
Phone: +64 06 753 0123
Freephone: 0800 435 426
Mobile: +64 021 0388 477




The best equipment at the best price!
SLR is located at Vertigo Climbing, downtown Ohakune. SLR has been providing Mt Ruapehu skiers and boarders with quality equipment since 1997. They open 7.30am weekdays and at 7am on weekends. Open until around 7pm and midnight on Fridays. SLR offers a full weather warranty, No skiing/riding = no rental.

@ Vertigo Climbing
Downtown Ohakune
Phone: +64 6 385 9018



Bridge to Nowhere

Join us for your total Whanganui River experience.
Bridge to Nowhere offer you a complete Whanganui River experience including lodge accommodation, jetboat/canoe trips, guided tours, and tramping.

For your total adventure on the Whanganui River let us show you the natural and cultural heritage of the Whanganui National Park. 

With over 40 years of living, working and playing in the park we have an extensive knowledge of the river, tracks and their secrets.

Pipiriki, RD6

Phone: +64 6 385-4622
Freephone: 0800-48-03-08



Tongariro Quads

Exclusive quad bike rides in the Tongariro Forest Park. Tongariro Quads offers unique quad biking rides through the Tongariro Forest Park, which is located in a world heritage area. Half, Full and Multi Day tours available. Riding is all through scenic native bush in one of the most spectacular areas in New Zealand. Many clients have rated the Tongariro Quads experience as the best quad biking ride in New Zealand. There are numerous photo opportunities along the way with spectacular views of Mount Ruapehu, Mount Ngauruhoe and Tongariro.

SH 47 Tongariro National Park
Phone: +64 7 378 2662
Mobile: +64 274 908 964



Canoe Safaris

New Zealand river holidays
Since 1979 Canoe Safaris has offered unique river holidays for clients with little or no river experience – from families with children to many clients over 60. Our World-experienced, professional guides are trained in first aid, river rescue, local history and also produce superb 3-course meals. We are members of the NZ Rafting Association and offer trips on the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Mohaka Rivers.

M6 Tay Street, PO Box 89 Ohakune 4625
Phone: +64 6 385 9237
Freephone: 800 2 PADDLE