Bus and Coach
Services From Ohakune
Explore New Zealand's North Island with its
unique 7 unique geographical regions and diverse natural beauty,
from soaring mountain peaks, fiords, lakes, rivers, native rugged
bush, the majestic volcanoes of the North Island's central plateau
to the central North Island skifields of Whakapapa and Turoa
by bus and coach from Ohakune.
(Pop: 1100) is a town in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located at
the southern end of the Tongariro Ohakune, close to the south western
slopes of the active volcano Mount Ruapehu.
Located 125kms southwest of Taupo
and 100kms northeast from Wanganui, Ohakune is the gateway to the Ruapehu
skifields and the southern end of Tongariro Ohakune.
Formally a railway and timber town, Ohakune is the centre is for a wide
range of activities ranging from 4WD, trekking, mountain biking, horse
riding, trout fishing, historical finds to name a few of the many activities
that are available from Ohakune.
Being a ski base for Turoa Skifield, Ohakune is the hosts of 'The Ohakune
Mountain' Mardi Gras is also a major event held each year. It is one of the
premier ski parties of the season and is a celebration of winter and the ski
season. Ohakune comes alive with this street party as musicians, stalls and
rides are set up for the flood of people.
It has been running for several years and has had numbers steadily increase,
with 2010's event featuring major New Zealand musicians such as band
Midnight Youth and DJ General Lee.
Ohakune is an essential part of Fallout Festival an annual event that
focuses on bringing creative elements into the community to celebrate the
Ohakune is in modern buses and coaches with
InterCity Coachlines operating a fleet
of eco-friendly air conditioned buses with reclining seats and foot
Newmans Coachlines operate premier
services using a fleet of modern eco-friendly air conditioned coaches
featuring reclining seats with foot and head rests and onboard toilet/washroom
If you want to explore and see New Zealand's unique scenic beauty
from Ohakune, there is a range of
'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry passes
giving you value for money travel.