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

VB3 – Snowbarn on Snowmass

Welcome to the Snowbarn on Snowmass Drive, Ohakune. Searching for the perfect holiday home in Ohakune? This beautiful three bedroom, two-bathroom family home is in the Snowmass subdivision and is ready and waiting for you! Enjoy this great location with family and friends all year round. Relax in the spa pool after a day on […]


Prices start at: $640 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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TB6 – MTB and Ski Ohakune

Welcome to MTB & Ski Ohakune– TB6 Convenience, space, and comfort. This home has it all. Located centrally and mid-way between the junction Après Ski Area and the Town center this is the perfect base to stay and play in our Region. This large spacious home offers Four Large bedrooms, the ideal set up for […]


Prices start at: $900 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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RM9- Iggys Place

Welcome to Iggy’s Place – RM9 Set in a semi- rural location, just two minutes drive to Ohakune Town Centre. Iggy’s place is a 4-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom Cottage. The space features an open plan kitchen and dining area which leads to a separate lounge. You’ll stay nice and warm with a wood burner in the dining […]


Prices start at: $500 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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peakAview – JS1

Welcome to peak-A-view Sleeps 6 in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom peakAview welcomes you as soon as you drive up the elevated driveway. Beautiful mountain views are captured from the open plan living area of the home. This easy-to-use family chalet allows comfort and convenience for adventures in all seasons. As well as being fully equipped […]


Prices start at: $460 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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TR2 – Woodturners Villa

Welcome to Woodturners Villa – TR2 Woodturners Villa will take your breath away as soon as you walk in the door. You will feel as though you have stepped back in time with this traditional Villa. Featuring captivating mountain views, an outdoor bathtub, and enough space for two families to connect and enjoy what Ruapehu […]


Prices start at: $840 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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Welcome to 20 Marino Street Our newly listed chalet is the ultimate family getaway destination. VR1 is a quaint family cottage that boasts 2 generous queen-sized bedrooms and a children’s bunk room. This chalet is based in the small town of Rangataua, Five minutes drive to Ohakune. There is a large fenced grassed area to […]


Prices start at: $500 for 2 nights (+taxes and fees)

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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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