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, Ohakune
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


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

Ohakune New World

A full service supermarket in a unique boutique town with a special view. Ohakune New World is located in the boundary of the world famous Tongariro National Park. This creates a truly unique shopping experience by bringing you fine local produce, impressive community spirit through our friendly staff and amajestic view of Mount Ruapehu.

Goldfinch Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 8587

The Ski Shed

Book online or come into store for all your snow fun needs at the right price. Full workshop, ski and board grinds. Bartercard welcome for workshop and rental.
Clyde Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 9173

Off Piste Ski Hire

Ski's, boots, poles, snowboards, sleds, toboggans, boots, clothing, helmets, jackets, pants, trousers gloves, goggles, wristguards.  Chains, snow bikes, crampons, ice axes.

Thames Street, Ohakune Junction

The Craft Haus


Welcome to The Craft Haus, based at the southern entrance to the Tongaririo National park New Zealand, in the mountain town of Ohakune.  Our store at the heritage railway station is now a platform for local fashion designers, artists, crafters and makers. Mt Ruapehu is our playground and inspiration. Our small community has lots of talented folk and we are here to showcase their skills. Proudly made in New Zealand.

Pop on in for some freshly ground coffee and check out our local products...

Ohakune Railway Station, 31 Thames Street, Ohakune Junction

Nations Skiers Inn – The Chocolate Eclair Shop

A small bakery in the middle of the Central Plateau that is putting the French to shame. The Chocolate Eclair Shop, in Ohakune, has been run by the Nation family for generations. Allan Nation is a third-generation baker who has baking in his blood. The bakery-come-dairy is famous for its bakery goods, namely the chocolate eclair. Developed by Allan's dad, Johnny Nation.

78 Clyde Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 8152

Rendezvous Dairy

We are an independent dairy shop with a variety of delicious pies along with different hot food, drinks, coffee, scoop ice cream and groceries.

Goldfinch Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 8677

Strange Dog Print & Design

We’re a small print and design agency based in Ohakune, New Zealand. We aim to solve all your print and design problems! We provide creative solutions for all your needs. Our gift shop has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for local souvenirs, eco-friendly gifts, unique stationery, beautiful artwork, or custom printed clothing.

19a Goldfinch Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 9320

Unichem Ruapehu Pharmacy

Open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

We're a small, independently owned and operated pharmacy, aligned to the Unichem brand, so we combine great local service with competitive prices. Alongside our professional dispensary service, we offer care and advice, and a comprehensive range of medicines and natural health products. We also have a fabulous selection of homewares, gifts, toiletries for every member of the family – and we will happily gift wrap at no charge!

21 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 8304

Liquorland Ohakune

Awesome deals on beer, wine, RTDs & more. Buy online & collect at your local! Get Fly Buys Points. Wedding/Function Service. Shop Click & Collect. LiquorlandRewards. Get Airpoints.

8 Miro Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 9525

Black Bull Liquor

Open everyday 10AM to 9PM

68 Clyde Street, Ohakune
Phone 06 385 9283

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.

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