Mount Ruapehuone of the many stunning views in Tongariro National ParkRuapehu Adventure Rides

There are limitless activities to take part in around the Ruapehu region and within Tongariro National Park - from gentle and relaxing to adrenalin filled adventures!  The region is home to New Zealands largest ski areas, Whakapapa & Turoa, both located on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu as well as the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing which claims to be "New Zealand's Best One Day Walk". 

Ruapehu Adventure Rides is based from this property, guided quad bike and buggy adventures 

Ruapehu Walks
Northern Circuit
Crater Lake
Silica Rapids
Whakapapanui River Walk
Round the Mountain Track
Taranaki Falls
Ngauruhoe Summit
Tama Lakes
Tawhai Falls
Lake Rotopounamu
Tupapakurua Falls (track starts up Fisher Road from National Park Village)

Mountain Biking
Fishers Track
42 Traverse
Marton Sash & Door Trails
Old Coach Road


Other Local Activities

Indoor Climbing

Canoeing & Kayaking

4WD Quad Bike Tours

Horse Trekking

Raurimu Spiral

Scenic Flights


Thermal Hot Pools

Stand Up Paddle Boarding