Frequently Asked QuestionsHow far are you from Ohakune?
We are 5kms from Ohakune township.
How far are you from the ski field?
Ohakune sits at the bottom of the mountain, so from Tairoa Lodge, you drive 6kms to the bottom of the mountain road. The mountain road is approx 22kms from the bottom to the top car park.
Is there a train station nearby?
There is a train staion in Ohakune, the bus also come through Ohakune. We are happy to pick you up from either the train or the bus.
Where is the nearest airport?
There is an airport in Taupo (approx 90 minutes drive) There is also an airport in Wanganui (approx 60 minutes drive). Palmerston North is 21/2 hours drive and is an international airport.
How far are you from Auckland/Wellington?
We are almost halfway between Wellington and Auckland, so an ideal place to break your journey.
From Auckland allow 5 hours for a comfortable drive and about 4 hours from Wellington.