Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Ohakune

Enjoy the museums and other features of Ohakune. This city's mountain views, skiing and parks draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ohakune

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ohakune a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Turoa Ski Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Iwikau Village (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Whakapapa Ski Area (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre (16.8 mi / 27 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Ohakune

Travelers enjoy Ohakune for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, August, April or September, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 43°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ohakune

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ohakune is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ohakune Old Coach Road (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Raetihi Show Ground (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Mount Ruapehu (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Taranaki Falls (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Lower Tama Lake (18.6 mi / 30 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ohakune

The nearest airport is in Whanganui (WAG), located 42.5 mi (68.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ohakune?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 222 vacation rentals near Ohakune. From 161 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ohakune for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ohakune?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ohakune. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Ohakune Old Coach Road: 277 vacation rentals
  • Big Carrot: 267 vacation rentals
  • North Island: 7,354 vacation rentals
  • National Park: 56 vacation rentals
  • Oceania: 63,128 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Ohakune! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ohakune?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ohakune:

  • National Park: 56 rentals
  • Raurimu: 61 rentals
  • Raetihi: 220 rentals
  • Rangataua: 220 rentals
  • Erua: 276 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Ohakune?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Ohakune. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ohakune Old Coach Road: 277 rentals
  • Big Carrot: 267 rentals
  • Turoa Ski Area: 279 rentals
  • Mount Ruapehu: 277 rentals
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing: 199 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ohakune listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.