Click on this MAP of Ruapehu District, Ohakune, Skifields, and locations to orient yourself.
OHAKUNE is located in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand (refer MAP) just over 4 hours drive from Auckland and 3 hours drive from Wellington. Situated at the foot of the mighty MOUNT RUAPEHU it is the closest town for accommodation and facilities to the TUROA skifield; only a 20 minute drive to the carpark. The WHAKAPAPA skifield is just 30 additional minutes drive around the mountain.
For the latest in ski conditions check out www.mtruapehu.com or http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Turoa/6day/mid
SEASONS "Winter" mid-June to October and "Summer" November to mid-June. While well-established as a ski village catering to those who love the snow and all that mountain fun, Ohakune enjoys a great cafe and night-life action and offers year-round fun and activities.
ACCOMMODATION; You can now easily browse and select well-priced chalet accommodation. Chalet rental prices are very competitive and it is well worth comparing staying in the chalet of your choice in the location of your choice rather than hotel/motel accommodation. Some of our accommodation is truly luxurious and you will enjoy being able to have your family or group all together.
SKY TV is available in some of our chalets. Use the keyword function (left-hand-side-panel) and write SKY (and click search). Each of the chalets with SKY TV will list...simply make your choice.
To Ohakune: Intercity buses do transport to and from Auckland - Ohakune and Wellington - Ohakune
Contact RUAPEHU CHALET RENTALS for assistance in selecting your chalet. click on "CONTACT US" or Email/Call (06) 385 8149, firstname.lastname@example.org