Snowhaven Accommodation Ohakune

Things to do in Ohakune

Skiing and Snowboarding in Ohakune, stay at Snowhaven
Visiting Ruapehu in Summer? Stay at Snowhaven Ohakune
Visiting Tongariro National Park? Stay at Snowhaven Accommodation

Skiing and Snowboarding

OHAKUNE is located in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand just over 4 hours drive from Auckland and 3 hours drive from Wellington. Situated at the foot of the mystical giant MOUNT RUAPEHU Ohakune is the closest town for accommodation,  après ski and exciting night life and also services the TUROA ski field which is only a 20 minute drive to the ski field car park. The WHAKAPAPA ski field is just 20 additional minutes drive around the mountain.

 

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Ruapehu in Summer

There are a huge number of activities that you can do within Ohakune and the area around Mt Ruapehu. These are a must see if you love getting outdoors!

 

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Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park  is the hub of the Ruapehu District and is not only a unique Park for the people of New Zealand, it is also a special treasure for the world.

 

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Mountain Biking and Walking Trails in Ohakune
Lord of the Rings Tours in Ohakune
Rock climbing in Ohakune and Tongariro National Park

Ohakune Walks & Cycle Trails

If you’re a keen mountain biker, you’ll be pleased to know that Ohakune and Tongariro National Park includes some of the country’s best riding tracks as well as a heap of amazing walking trails.

 

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Middle Earth in Ohakune

The scenery here is so breathtakingly beautiful, yet so ‘alien’ – it provided the perfect location for many scenes from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. With a Lord of the Rings guide, you can see Mount Doom (Mount Ngauruhoe), Orc Country, Ithilien Camp, the door of Summat Naur, the Sea of Boulders and so much more – bring your camera!

 

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Rock, Ice & Indoor Climbing

Advanced mountaineers and rock-climbers will find a vast array of challenges here. You can abseil craggy lava formations, navigate mountainous ridges, or take on the well-known Chiming Bells, Girdlestone or Cathedral Rock climbs.

 

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Visiting the Whanganui River? Stay at Snowhaven
Scenic Flights over Ruapheu & Tongariro National Park
Trout Fishing in Ohakune

Whanganui River

The Whanganui River is the longest navigable waterway in New Zealand and the second longest river in the North Island and is rich in tradition, legend and mystery.

 

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Scenic Ruapehu & Tongaririo Flights

You just cannot miss a scenic flight of Tongariro National Park. Join a group on a light plane or board a helicopter and get ready for a flight you’ll never forget...

 

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Trout Fishing

The Tongariro River is regarded by many as the best trout-fishing river in the world. This region (and  in particular  the Tongariro River ) is an anglers dream these rivers literally teem with large trout. Trout fishing  around the Tongariro region is very exciting,  and can be enjoyed by the novice as well as the expert angler. Off the beaten track around Ohakune there are many secret and challenging spots to discover and some mighty big fish to be caught.

 

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National Army Museum
Waimarino Golf Club
Eating out in Ohakune

National Army Museum

Be inspired by real life soldier’s stories. Discover New Zealand’s military history. Learn the campaigns of the New Zealand Army.

 

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Waimarino Golf Club

Situated on the doorstep of Mt Ruapehu, 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.

The course has 4 sets of tees, 3 rated suitable for ladies and 4 for men so catering for all levels of golf.

 

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Eating Out

Given Ohakune’s size, the selection of bars and restaurants is fantastic. Laid back boutique cafes, stylish bars, convenient takeaways and gourmet dining can all be found within a short walk of each other.

If you are looking for something special, romantic restaurants and a la carte dining experiences are right on your doorstep.

During the winter months ‘The Junction’ end of Ohakune comes to life with a great range of places to eat and drink.

 

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Snowhaven Accommodation Ohakune

92 Clyde Street, Ohakune 5461, New Zealand

Telephone: +64 6 385 9498

Snowhaven Accommodation Ohakune
Skiing and Snowboarding in Ohakune, stay at Snowhaven
Visiting Ruapehu in Summer? Stay at Snowhaven Ohakune
Visiting Tongariro National Park? Stay at Snowhaven Accommodation
Mountain Biking and Walking Trails in Ohakune
Lord of the Rings Tours in Ohakune
Rock climbing in Ohakune and Tongariro National Park
Visiting the Whanganui River? Stay at Snowhaven
Scenic Flights over Ruapheu & Tongariro National Park
Trout Fishing in Ohakune
National Army Museum
Waimarino Golf Club
Eating out in Ohakune
Snowhaven Accommodation Ohakune
Skiing and Snowboarding in Ohakune, stay at Snowhaven
Visiting Ruapehu in Summer? Stay at Snowhaven Ohakune
Visiting Tongariro National Park? Stay at Snowhaven Accommodation
Mountain Biking and Walking Trails in Ohakune
Lord of the Rings Tours in Ohakune
Rock climbing in Ohakune and Tongariro National Park
Visiting the Whanganui River? Stay at Snowhaven
Scenic Flights over Ruapheu & Tongariro National Park
Trout Fishing in Ohakune
National Army Museum
Waimarino Golf Club
Eating out in Ohakune