Welcome to Ruapehu Country Lodge

Tongariro National Park is the home of the world-renowned Tongariro Crossing and hosts many cycle trails and nature walks. It is also the home of New Zealand’s Whakapapa, Turoa and Tukino ski fields.

Nestled close by is Ruapehu Country Lodge - the perfect base for your stay. Marie and Bernie invite you to stay in their superior boutique bed and breakfast accommodation, and enjoy their hospitality.

Located just 5km out of Ohakune and 15 minutes from Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu Country Lodge also backs onto the Waimarino Golf Course.

Experience a tranquil atmosphere and enjoy the expansive gardens. Relax in the comfort of your private courtyard. Whether you wish to break your journey or you are planning time away from the city, this is the perfect countryside bed and breakfast retreat.

Our Rooms

Dedicated guest lounge

Ruapehu Country Lodge prides itself on achieving New Zealand Tourism's "Qualmark 4 Star Plus" quality rating in the Boutique and Lodge category. The privately accessed guest rooms each have outdoor areas. You can immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape and enjoy the wide open spaces while you relax and breathe in the country air.

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Tongariro crater

Whether you wish to cycle the Old Coach Road, accomplish the mighty Tongariro Crossing, spend a weekend on the golf course or head to the slopes, we have a bed and breakfast package to suit your needs. Whatever you plan to do, our hearty breakfast will set you up for the day ahead.

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On-site Facilities

BBQ area

Enjoy a glass of wine with forest views

We don’t just offer first class boutique accommodation; Ruapehu Country Lodge also provides soul-warming facilities. You can unwind in the cedar wood hot tub, flex your muscles in our fitness suite, or just curl up in an armchair and read a book. In winter, enjoy a glass of mulled wine in front of the open fire. If you’re looking for a night out, head down to one of the many bars and restaurants located just down the road.

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