7 days in Ohakune & Tongariro National Park Itinerary

7 days in Ohakune & Tongariro National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Manawatu-Wanganui Region trip planner

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Ohakune
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tongariro National Park
— 4 nights
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Ohakune

— 2 nights
Ohakune is a small town in the North Island of New Zealand, situated 215 kilometres north of Wellington and 292 kilometres south of Auckland. Step out of Ohakune to go to Stratford and see Forgotten World Highway, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at National Army Museum, let little ones run wild at Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park, tour on your own time with TCB Ski Board and Bike, and grab your bike and head to Mangawhero Forest Walk and Rimu Walk.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ohakune trip planner.

Auckland to Ohakune is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tongariro National Park.

Things to do in Ohakune

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Tongariro National Park

— 4 nights
Tongariro National Park has a long history of preserving New Zealand's pristine alpine landscape.
Family-friendly places like Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu and River Rafting & Tubing will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Tongariro National Park to Turangi to see Tongariro National Trout Centre about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Ruapehu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ridge Track, hike along Taranaki Falls, and take in the dramatic scenery at Tawhai Falls.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tongariro National Park trip website.

Drive from Ohakune to Tongariro National Park in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tongariro National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip