Quad Bike Adventure Rides

Quad Bike Adventure Rides

Experience the thrill of a guided Quad biking adventure over wide open spaces as you venture through some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery in Ruapehu. You will experience the freedom of fresh air with guided Quad bike tours over hills, through water...
Tongariro National Trout Centre

Tongariro National Trout Centre

Take a tour of the Trout Centre and Genesis Energy Freshwater Aquarium on the Tongariro River. Discover the world of freshwater Trout and learn about the freshwater habitat of Trout. At the centre you will find a tourist and educational facility offering the following...
Tongariro Volcanic Flights

Tongariro Volcanic Flights

See the majesty of the dual World Heritage Listed area on a Tongariro volcanic flight over the dramatic volcanic landscape of the central plateau. Mountain Air is an established scenic flight operator based at the Chateau Airfield on the edge of the beautiful...

Where to Wind Down at Skotel Alpine Resort

After an exciting day hiking, biking, skiing or sight-seeing guests at Skotel Alpine Resort can enjoy a number of wind down activities. These include a refreshing sauna, a relaxing spa, or unwinding over a drink or a meal at the Skotel Restaurant and Bar. Post your...
Tongariro River Trail Mountain Biking

Tongariro River Trail Mountain Biking

Wind your way through unspoilt bush and stunning scenery along the Tongariro River Trail on a mountain bike adventure. Described as being flat and cruisy, the Tongariro River track is a great trail for beginners or children. It follows the world famous trout river,...
Tongariro River Rafting

Tongariro River Rafting

The Tongariro River is one of New Zealand’s most famous rivers and is popular for trout fishing and whitewater rafting. It boasts 3 main sections of whitewater; named ‘Access 14’, ‘Access 13’ and ‘Access 10’. These sections...
Whanganui River Adventures

Whanganui River Adventures

The longest navigable river in New Zealand, the Whanganui River traverses over 200km of countryside in its winding journey through the Whanganui National Park to eventually meet the Tasman sea. The river has spectacular scenery in its middle reaches, north of...

Indoor Climbing Wall

If the weather is bad, the 8 metre indoor climbing wall at National Park Backpackers in the National Park Township is worth a visit. There are 50 different climbs from beginners to advanced. Gear and free instruction is available. Book your accommodation at Skotel...
Tokaanu Thermal Pools

Tokaanu Thermal Pools

Tokaanu is a small village situated in a very pleasant quiet spot with a stream running through it. Boasting a Thermal bathing area a taonga of the Ngati Kurauia people a hapu of Ngati Tuwharetoa, which for generations has been recognised as having the ‘wai ora...
Nevalea Alpacas

Nevalea Alpacas

Nevalea Alpacas, the largest alpaca farm in New Zealand, is home to over 800 friendly alpacas. They offer visitors a range of different activities to choose from to give visitors an opportunity to get up close to the alpacas and hand feed them. They operate alpaca...
Mini Golf at Schnapps Bar

Mini Golf at Schnapps Bar

One of the best things to do with the whole family in nearby Tongariro National Park Village is a game of Mini Golf at Schnapps Bar. The brand new 18 hole mini golf course packed with lots of challenges and a water feature. The course is well designed and is themed to...
Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park

Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park

Ohakune’s Adventure Carrot Park has been named a finalist in the 2019 Kiwi Choice Award in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards – Kiwi Choice category. The Kiwi Choice Award celebrates a favourite public spot in New Zealand! Each finalist must demonstrate...
Ski Rental & Heated Clothing Shop

Ski Rental & Heated Clothing Shop

For your convenience and ease of getting all your ski/board & alpine gear, here at Skotel Alpine Resort we have Edge to Edge Ski Hire and Chilli Heated Clothing onsite! Edge to Edge Ski Hire Edge to Edge provide the most comprehensive Ski and Snowboard Hire for Mt...