Experiences in and around Ohakune and the Tongariro National Park
Leave the stress of city-life behind and find true renewal at Station Lodge, among the lush green landscape of native bush, with Mt Ruapheu as your back drop. Looking for things to do in Ohakune, well outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to get excited about. You are spoiled for choice when you visit Ohakune. The volcanoes of the Tongariro National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Areas, Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe, and Mt Tongariro, offer outdoor enthusiasts a playground of activities all within a stones throw from Station Lodge. The National Park is not only the snow sports mecca of the North, but it is also an excellent place for tramping, mountain biking, canoeing and lots more! For trampers, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Lake Surprise is a must!
For mountain bikers, the Ohakune Old Coach Rd & the Mangapurua/Bridge to Nowhere Track should not be missed; you will not be disappointed!! The Mountains to Sea cycle trail also starts from Ohakune, which is an excellent multi day cycle. If you're a big fan of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey, then maybe you want to take in some of the filming locations; Middle Earth and Mount Doom. Ask us for more information, we are happy to put you in the right direction.
You can fish all year round for trout in the mighty Tongariro River; and to top your day off, after all your outdoor activities; unwind by soaking those aching limbs in the outdoor hot tub under the stars!
The owners of Station Lodge are passionate about the outdoors and have over 10 years of guiding experience. They are more than happy to offer you advice and help with your itinerary while you’re in Ohakune, ensuring you the best that the World Heritage Tongariro National Park has to offer, no matter what your schedule is!
Station Lodge is the only accommodation provider in Ohakune to offer its own onsite Mountain Bike hire and transport to all the local trails.
Enquire at Station Lodge reception for bookings for all activities, including track transport.