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Things to see and do in Ohakune

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Ohakune is the Central North Island playground providing an incredible array of sights and things to do.

 Ohakune is the perfect base to experience it all.

Check out some of our best highlights below.

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Tūroa Ski Area

Whakapapa Ski Area

Tukino Skifield

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Walk or Mountain Bike through the spectacular Tongariro National Park.

Activities: Why Choose Us

Experience The unforgettable Whanganui River Journey, part of the New Zealand Great Walks network. 

Several short scenic walks start right from Ohakune town centre, while the dramatically stunning Tongariro and Whanganui national parks are within easy reach for a day trip or the full multi-day hiking expedition.

Ohakune is fast becoming one of the North Island's premier cycling destinations with fantastic trails ranging from easy 15 minute riverside tracks to 5 day cross-terrain expeditions (The Mountains to Sea Cycle trail)

Rated as one of New Zealand's Best one day hikes. 

Shuttles departing daily from Ohakune. 

Ohakune Carrot Park

Hours of fun and entertainment can be enjoyed for young and old at the Famous Ohakune Carrot Park. 

Ohakune is rich in history from the Railways, Tangiwai disaster and National Army Museum 

A hunters delight!

Ohakune and the surround Ruapehu region providers a fantastic hunting ground. 

Seasonal local pools and year round pools avilable within the Ruapehu 

Explore the Ruapehu on Horse back. 

Ohakune has four quality courses within an hour's drive offering a great selection of holes for all abilities

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