Activity Category: Ohakune

Tongariro Apline Crossing

This walk is not for all families. A good level of fitness is required and planning needs to happen. First off, this is a 19.4km walk that reaches 1,886m at the Red Crater summit so checking the weather forecast is a must and you will need to postpone your plans…

Coffee HQ, Ohakune

Only open for the winter ski season, roughly July – October. Give them a call if you’re not sure. If you’re in need of a quick caffeine fix, check out the little coffee hut near TCB hire shop. Selling Revive coffee it is reputably the best coffee in town! You…

Johnny Nation’s Chocolate Eclair Shop, Ohakune

Only open in the winter season (roughly beginning of June to early November). Check their Facebook page to see if they’re open. Essentially a dairy with in store bakery and famous for its Chocolate Eclairs, as the name suggests! If you’re looking to fill a sweet gap, this is a…

Carrot Park Playground and Bike park, Ohakune

The orange carrot is an icon of Ohakune and right next to the enlarged model at the entrance to the village, is a carrot (and other vegetable) themed playground! The equipment is more suited to kids up to around the age of 6 years with a seesaw, swings (1 bucket,…

Mizzoni Woodfire Pizza, Ohakune

If you’re wanting food on the go in winter or early spring, these woodfire pizzas are a great option. Their easy to spot cart makes pizza to order and cooked in around 10 mins, they’re the ultimate in tasty fast food, especially after a hard morning or even full day…

SLR Vertigo Climbing Centre, Ohakune

Set at the back of a ski hire shop, this small indoor climbing centre packs a lot of varied equipment in. One half has the more traditional rock faces with overhangs, cracks and lay backs for climbers with or without a belayer. The other half is more fun and might…