Other Activities

The National Army Museum

Explore New Zealand’s military history. The National Army Museum houses an extensive collection of memorabilia and educational facilities. This is a must do for every New Zealander and a world-class museum for international travelers. To make the most of the experience a guided tour is highly recommended.
For more information visit: The National Army Museum

The Bridge to Nowhere – Jet Boat & Canoe Tour

From the tiny, historically significant village of Pipiriki nestled on the banks of the Whanganui River, passengers will journey up-stream by jetboat into the heart of the Whanganui National Park. Allow a full day for this activity. The scenery is breathtaking and the reflections great for photography. The jetboat stops at Mangapurua Landing where passengers disembark and walk approximately 40 minutes through native bush before arriving at the historic ‘Bridge to Nowhere’. There they are told the captivating story of the bridge and how it came to be built. Following a picnic lunch, visitors return to the boat. Rather than returning by jetboat, there is the option to canoe back to Pipiriki. Drift back down stream and experience the peace and tranquility of the river .

Ruapehu Adventure Rides

Experience the thrill of quad biking on wide open spaces as you venture through some of New Zealand,s most stunning scenery. Over looking the world famous Raurimu Spiral and the Tongariro National Park . You will experience the freedom of fresh air with guided quad bike tours over hills, water, forest on top quality, well-maintained Quad bikes.
Experience our local knowledge with your experienced local guides.
Quad biking at its best in the heart of Ruapehu, National Park will offer you fantastic views of the Raurimu Spiral.

White Water Rafting

From mellow easy flowing rivers to grade five extreme rapids, the rivers running through the Central Plateau have something everyone can enjoy. You can go solo in an inflatable kayak, or with a guide in a multi-person raft. You’ll travel through clear mountain water flowing along the spectacular volcanic scenery. If you’re lucky, you may even catch a glance of the endangered Blue Duck who reside in these waters.

Scenic Flights

Scenic flight allows for the absolute best scenery of the Tongariro National Park to be viewed by visitors with limited time. Fixed wing and helicopter flights are available weather dependent. Tours include: All three volcanic peaks, Lord of the Rings Film sites and The Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Bungy, Flying Fox and Giant Swing

Gravity Canyon is a 40 minute drive from the hotel and is the ideal destination for any adrenalin junky. Featuring New Zealand’s highest bridge bungy and highest tandem bungy jump, Mokai Gravity Canyon is an afternoon well spent.