Ski/Board Turoa Ski Field - Mt Ruapehu
Ohakune, "The Mountain Town" is only 20 minutes drive away from the Turoa Ski Field on majestic Mt Rupehu. Turoa has the southern hemisphere's longest vertical descent and New Zealand's highest lift.
Direct from Ohakune you can walk or bike the Ohakune Old Coach Road, the iconic Bridge to Nowhere, the Tongariro Crossing or explore the lush forests of the Tongariro National Park and the stunning alpine walks up Mountain Road on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu.
Planning a jet boat or kayaking trip on the magnificent Whanganui River? The upper Whanganui River is only a short trip away from Ohakune and Raetihi.
You'll find everything you need here to plan your next trip to Ohakune, from Accommodation and eating options, to the endless array of activities and attractions, as well as a calendar of events for the year.