Mount Ruapehu is just four hours drive from Auckland in the heart of Tongariro National Park and is home to one of the world's most industrious volcanoes. The breathtaking Mount Ruapehu is a magnet for thousands of skiers every year. The only ski resort on the north island is spectacular with the commanding views of the two neighbouring volcanic peaks that will take your breath away no matter how many times you site them.
The ski areas are very high and receive New Zealand's largest snow falls. However, it is also making summer skiing possible if you are visiting the region in the off season. In 1996 there was a fresh eruption which will always add to the excitement that you can experience when you are holidaying at Mt Ruapehu.
There is a whole other world to be discover here with so many exciting outdoor activities to be enjoyed including trekking, jet boating, canoeing along the Whanganui River, the many museums, art galleries, shopping, dining or perhaps you would like to check out the nightlife at the après ski capital Ohakune. There is so much culture and history to be soaked up while you are here, along with a wonder world of adventure and fun filled tours and rental options.
Along with such wonderful skiing opportunities in winter, throughout the summer season or when it starts to warm up there is a whole other world to be discovered in and around Mount Ruapehu. From scenic flights, trail blazing, days tours to discover this captivating area and hiking to some amazing scenery such as beautiful forests, glaciers and pristine streams and lakes that will command your attention. You may also like to check out the ice and rock climbing in the area along with abseiling, mountaineering, white water rafting, canoeing, fly fishing, horse riding, golfing and fabulous bike tours to embark on.
You can't escape the gaze of the huge volcanoes that mark the heart of this astonishing landscape. Explore the wild scenery on foot, on skis or from the roaring rapids of a river. No matter how you want to spend your holiday, Mount Ruapehu will deliver a holiday that you have always dreamt of! So call us today so that we can begin to arrange your unforgettable holiday away.