Things to do in Ohakune

After a day on the river with Canoe Safaris, the adventure doesn’t have to end! There are plenty of things to do in Ohakune, from the moment you arrive until you realise you don’t want to leave. Nestled between National Parks, there is no shortage of outdoor fun within close proximity. Stay at our base and spend a few extra days exploring all the activities Ohakune has to offer. From exciting and scenic Bike trails, Insta-worthy hiking trails to great food and even better drinks, discover what’s waiting for you in Ohakune. Let us help you plan your fun filled Ohakune Itinerary!

Summer Fun in Ohakune

Make a Splash on the Whanganui River

Come join us on the river for a single or multi-day Whanganui River trip (3-5 days) and experience our country like never before. Alternatively, if you want to challenge yourself then we can guide you down the clear waters of the Mighty Rangitikei River!

Get the Gears Turning While Mountain Biking

Whether you’re a seasoned cycling vet or a budding amateur, Ohakune has plenty of adrenaline-pumping tracks to explore on your bike. The Old Coach Road bike trail is an Ohakune Must -do!

Take in Stunning Landscapes on Foot

From the Old Coach Road walk to the Waitonga Falls Track, there’s plenty to explore on foot. Not forgetting the Famous Ohakune Carrot park!

Winter Wonders in Ohakune

Hit the Slopes

Whether you’re a pro or a first-timer, Mt Ruapehu is a must-do Ohakune activity during the snowy season. 
Book a room with us at Canoe Safaris Lodge and enjoy a well earned hot tub session at the end of the day.

Trek the Tongariro Crossing

You can tackle this Great Walk any time of year, but the crossing truly comes alive in winter.

Party it up at Mardi Gras

Drink, dance, and be merry at New Zealand’s hottest winter festival, Ohakune Mardi Gras.
Canoe Safaris can help with shuttles and accommodation for this annual extravaganza!

Other activities include:

·         Horse Trekking

·         Adventure Ropes Course

·         Four-wheel quad bike riding

·         Jet boating

·         Indoor climbing wall

There’s Never a Dull Moment!

Through sunshine and snowfall, there are plenty of things to do in Ohakune. This busy little town is buzzing with activity all year round. So come join in on the fun and explore what Ohakune has to offer with Canoe Safaris.