Maybe not so much 'Don't Miss' as 'Impossible to Miss', this roadside tribute to Ohakune's biggest crop was erected in 1984 and quickly...
Mountain Bike Station & SLR
Rents mountain bikes (half-/full-day from $35/50) and provides transfers to local mountain-biking routes, including the Old Coach Road...
Mangawhero Forest Walk
An easy stroll starting near the beginning of Ohakune Mountain Rd (one hour return, 3km), taking in native forest and the Mangawhero...
Powderkeg & Matterhorn
The Powderkeg is the party bar of the Powderhorn Chateau, with bands in winter and regular dancing on the tables – once the detritus of...
Lonely Planet review
Four kilometres east of Ohakune (near Rangataua), Ruapehu Homestead offers guided treks around its paddocks, as well as longer rides along the river and on backcountry trails with views of the mountain.