Ruapehu Country Lodge

PO Box 23, Ohakune, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ohakune

Ohakune

A travel blog entry by victoriakd on Jun 27, 2014

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... that night. We did not no them. We felt old! After dinner we went up Mount Ruapehu. So much fun to go on a chair lift!!! I enjoyed not having to do it with skies on too. The view at the top was unreal. We were above the clouds, everyone was just in ore. On one side you could see another mountain peeking above the clouds. It was unbelievable! We played in the snow then went back down. So on the way back we got back in our bunny onsies…because when ...

Blue Duck spotting

A travel blog entry by kscullion291 on Jun 10, 2014

... A 2 hour walk where I nearly lost my shoes to the mud on a few occasions! It was fun until the last half an hour when the heavy rain started and my legs got soaked! Drenched and ice cold - not so fun! But we made it back! That night we took it easy and watched some horror movies, all in all a good few days out on the beaten ...

South, to Ohakune

A travel blog entry by funkymonk132 on May 19, 2014

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... a dramatic change in landscapes, I arrived in Ohakune, a small rural town most notably used for skiers in the winter season. With the refreshing mountain air and Ruapehu looming over the town, I was overwhelmed by the feeling that this was more like the New Zealand I had imagined, and also just happiness to be experiencing that feeling. I found a warm welcome at Arawa Lodge. My host Jo Greaney was entertaining friends, and there were drinks and much laughter.

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Tongariro Crossing Here we come :)

A travel blog entry by worldchallenge on Mar 17, 2014

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... Valley was glacially carved out during the last ice age and subsequently partially in-filled by lava flows from Ngauruhoe.Note the different colours on the lava flows as you walk up the valley. The surface colour of younger lava is darker and absorbs much of the sun's heat – this is a harsh environment for plants to grow and the reason why the youngest ...

Haka's and Hiking...

A travel blog entry by davepage35 on Jan 30, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... half way to dunk in a thermal stream which fed into the river. It was like being in a hot bath on the riverside, albeit shared with a few others. Perfect. It was almost sad to leave the place and some retail 'outdoor gear' therapy we headed off to our resting place. Ohakune was almost like Thames as we arrived. A popular skiing re sport by the winter , it was pretty deserted. An early night was had post huge burger , pending a 05.50 start. Wednesday was to be a walk of a life time. ...

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This hotel is located on PO Box 23, Ohakune.
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