Walk, Run, Bike, Ski, Fish & Hunt
All at your doorstep
THINGS TO DO IN THE RUAPEHU
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!
Ski on an active volcano
Mt Ruapehu has two premier ski fields to choose from –Whakapapa and Tūroa - that boast magnificent areas for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.
Whanganui River Journey
One of the NZ's Great Walks, the scenic Whanganui River, offers 1 - 5 day canoe trips
The Bridge to Nowhere
1 Day jet boat and canoe trip to the famous Bridge to Nowhere in the Whanganui National Park
Our prime central location places you within 1 minutes walk from The Junction Cafes, Bars, and Restaurants.
Walk to Waitonga Falls
The highest waterfall in the Tongariro National Park. 15-minute drive from Station Lodge, plus 45 minute one-way walk.
Catch a chairlift up to N.Z highest cafe
Knoll Ridge Cafe boasts an incredible view over the upper slopes of Whakapapa ski field and out towards Mount Ngauruhoe (A.K.A Mt Doom) and Mount Tongariro
Lord of the Rings & Hobbit film locations
Take in the sights of the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit film location in the Tongariro National Park