Come and see what its all about

Based in Ohakune, we are in the heart of the Winter Snow Scene. Come and explore for yourself, and see what the hype is about. Our portfolio of property ranges from Small 2 person chalets to Grand Luxury Ski Lodges and everything in between!


“Where the adventure begins…”

There’s plenty to see and do in Ruapehu. From Adventures up the mountain, the exploration of the National Park, Mountain biking, Rafting , Horse Treks, Tramping… the list can go on and on. Booking with us is easy, and we care about finding the perfect home for our guests, so be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or queries.


sit back and relax…

Relax, unwind and recharge – Soak in the native surrounds and escape the hustle and bustle.


Your home away from home

Come and experience what the Ruapehu region has to offer

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Welcome to Ruapehu Chalet Rentals

Ruapehu Chalet rentals specialize in holiday home rentals in the Ruapehu area. From budget accommodation to contemporary modern lodges and everything in between. We have accommodation to suit any budget, family size or specific requirements.

We are locally owned and operated and we love what we do.


Our team not only specializes in nightly rentals, but we also do Long term Rentals. From Maintenance , rent , inspections, Tenant checks and Healthy Homes Compliance – we can help with it all! We have a wealth of knowledge which helps us find the right tenant for your rental property!

Give us a call or an email to discuss further.

Phone: 06 -385 -8149 – Email – info@ruapehu.co.nz


Prices start at: $360 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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Prices start at: $260 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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“A great company to deal with. There service was spot on and there houses are fantastic. We are going back over the next 2 months and they are looking after us again.”
– Jaine Curran

Things to Do

Located in the centre of town the Vertigo Climbing Wall is the only indoor climbing wall in Ohakune .The Real Rock climbing wall is 12 metres long and over 10 metres high with overhangs, cracks and laybacks which can be climbed via auto-belay, top rope or lead.

On the other side of the climbing centre we have an exciting new concept in indoor climbing – Clip ’N Climb. Anyone from ages 3 to 83 and beyond, with adventure in their veins, can take on the exhilarating one hour climbing challenge.

Open 7 days a week during the winter snow season.

Open from around 3pm till late, with 10am openings on bad weather days during the winter snow season.

Contact to make group bookings or confirm times on (06) 385-9018

Offering a variety of rides, including overnight adventures, ‘Lazy H’ can accommodate for all riders. Horses for beginners and for the more experienced riders. All horses are well trained and experienced. Riding is in western saddles.

Bookings essential.

Contact Sarah & Gordy Helena on 06-388-1144

With 6 fantastic golf courses within an hour or so drive from Ohakune. It is a great place to base yourself for your next golfing holiday. Ohakune’s own course is just 5 minutes’ drive from town with native and deciduous trees it is one of the best kept secrets in the country. 

Smell that clean air…. appreciate the magnificent setting and mountain view….and you will not have to queue…we promise!

Green fees only $10 to $20.

You can bring your own golf clubs or hire locally.

Hire from The Ruapehu Golf & Country Lodge. Phone (06) 385-9594.

Ruapehu Country Lodge
630 Raetihi-Ohakune Road

Full sets complete with bag & trundler from $20.00, Balls/Tees extra from $1.00

You can arrange to have lessons by PGA professional Geoff Pitman who is super-friendly and can be reached on 021-484-147 or arrangements made through Viviene 021-484-157.

Come to Ruapehu and experience golf the way it should be…!

BTN offer you a complete Whanganui River experience. Scenic Jet Boat tours to the Bridge to Nowhere, Canoeing, Mountain Biking and Hiking, Unique Lodge and Campground accommodation in the Whanganui River National Park wilderness area. Locally owned.


Discover the Tongariro National Park dual world heritage area. The unique volcanic landscape, steaming active vents and glistening coloured lakes along a 6-8 hike. One way transport to the start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing at Mangatepopo departing from the end (Ketetahi). Departing every hour 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 am


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