The Powder Hut Ohakune

Chalet | Ohakune | #4469

9.1/10 (71 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Short drive to Turoa (20mins)
  • Excellent location - in between Ohakune township and Junction
  • Cosy, warm, good for small groups or families

The Powder Hut is a perfect base near Mt Ruapehu. Ideal for couples, families and smaller groups. Sleeps 6 people. 2+ night bookings are preferred and a surcharge on the Summer Rates of $50.00 applies to one night bookings. Refundable deposit of $100 required on booking. Refunded within 72 hours of satisfactory inspection being completed.

Cosy and comfortable bach, in peaceful but central location (between Ohakune township and the Junction).


- Mountain Biking /Cycling, e.g. Ohakune Old Coach Road and the famous newly restored Hapuawhenua Viaduct.

- Scenic chair lift rides, walk up to Mt Ruapehu's Crater Lake

- Tramping/walking (e.g. Tongariro Alpine Crossing).


- Skiing and boarding on world-famous Mt Ruapehu (Turoa, Whakapapa and Tukino ski fields).

Walking distance to the Junction (800 metres) - great nightlife, the Powderkeg and other restaurants, ski hire, shops. Close to Ohakune township (800 metres) for supermarket and shops.

Easy drive to both the Turoa (20mins) and Whakapapa (35mins) ski fields (shuttle transportation can also be booked, enquire at Ohakune i-SITE Visitor Centre).

Parking available.

Bath with shower, separate toilet.

HEAT PUMP / AIRCON has been installed.

Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven, fridge, microwave, Dulce Gusto coffee machine, sandwich press and slow cooker.

Small drying rack/cupboard by entrance, washing line on the new enlarged outside deck. Outdoor furniture.

Lounge area with sofa, table/chairs, bay window with seating - with views of Mt Ruapehu, great to sit and admire the view!

Guests are to clean the property before leaving. If the property is not left in a satisfactory condition, appropriate cleaning charges will apply and be deducted from the cleaning/damage deposit. The property is inspected after each visit.

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Special conditions: 2+ night bookings required during summer period. 1 night bookings incur a $50 surcharge. Additional, refundable $100 damage deposit required. Smoking allowed outside only. Minimum 3 night bookings for Mardi Gras weekend and school holidays.


  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO card
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs Mezzanine

    1 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed
    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Surcharge applies for ONE NIGHT ONLY stays. $50.00 per stay (required); Refundable Damage and Cleaning Bond $100.00 per stay (required); Cleaning $50.00 per stay (optional); Linen $30.00 per stay (optional)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 3 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Non-winter rates
19-Jan-17 to 22-Jun-17
$80/night $90/night
Mardi Gras
23-Jun-17 to 26-Jun-17
$250/night $250/night
3 night minimum stay
Non-winter rates
27-Jun-17 to 30-Jun-17
$80/night $90/night
Winter Peak
01-Jul-17 to 31-Oct-17
$145/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay
Summer Rate
01-Nov-17 to 19-Jan-18
$90/night $100/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (176)

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    Vince new member Jan 2017

  • Great location in a quiet area

    Great location in a quiet area. Property is warm and clean and has everything you need.

    Annavic1207 new member Jan 2017

  • Great place to stay! Very good location in Ohakune

    Great place to stay! Very good location in Ohakune

    AlexC441 100%|2x Dec 2016

  • Ohakune is a good base for getting to many of the local...

    Ohakune is a good base for getting to many of the local attractions. We visited Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu, Rangatikei River and Wiaouru on our tour around the Central Volcanic Plateau. Also a few accessible Lord Of The Rings locations. A beautiful region. We could have stayed here a lot longer.

    Lynn&PeterJ 100%|2x Nov 2016

  • Beautiful and cozy Chalet, we will stay again and highly recommend it...

    Beautiful and cozy Chalet, we will stay again and highly recommend it

    anurta204 100%|3x Oct 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you for staying with us- so glad you enjoyed your stay. We would definitely have you back again!

    Powder Hut Ohakune 100%|34x

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