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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
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“Beautiful alpine style conditioned Restaurant & Bar. Highly recommended for Sports night.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Best hamburgers, ever. Seriously. Also great Eggs benedict, 7 types available. 5 different types of fries. Food styles from all over the world. Do not miss this one. They also have quiz nights and cocktail nights so be sure to check the schedule when you arrive. Menu is in the brochure book on the dining table.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“This is our go to coffee and bagel place when we head to Ohakune. The coffee and service is the best! They also have delicious vegan and vegetarian options... And plenty of them too. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“In my opinion, the best dining restaurant in town. Great and well priced food. Great for kids too! With a kids corner full of toys and good kids menu.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Playground
“Plenty of activities for the kids. Free outdoor exercise equipment. BBQ area, walks and more. This place has something for all the family. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Store
“Great service if you are hiring skis, bikes or need to buy anything ski or biking related. Great local knowledge from Ben & the team. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Hotel
“Tasty food, a great range of beverages, awesome service and dancing on tables. What more could you want? Often showing live sport followed by live music or DJs”
  • 9 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Such a fun place! great for kids at all ages no matter how good you are - well worth a visit! ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cafe
“Welcoming and relaxing place. Love the mussels in Thai curry and the cakes!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Licensed Italian restaurant offering both lunch and dinner. If you need pizza or a good hearty pasta dish then this is the place for you”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Wow the biggest eclairs you have ever seen/eaten! Prepare for a calorific overload. Essential to have one of these monsters while you are in Ohakune. Don't worry, you can burn it all off on your ski trip!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“The place to be when craving for Indian food. Yum and the portions are filling, too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Here you will find cosy apres ski ambience and really good food, try the burgers you won't be disappointed! They also do great deals throughout the week.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Kids will love this park with friendly 'vegetables', playground, walks, BBQ, exercise area, public toilet, etc.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Visitor Information Centre has all the information you need to plan your trip and activities in Ohakune and the Central Volcanic Plateau. Also sells postcards and gifts, souvenirs.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Beautiful alpine style conditioned Restaurant & Bar. Highly recommended for Sports night.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Best hamburgers, ever. Seriously. Also great Eggs benedict, 7 types available. 5 different types of fries. Food styles from all over the world. Do not miss this one. They also have quiz nights and cocktail nights so be sure to check the schedule when you arrive. Menu is in the brochure book on the dining table.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“In my opinion, the best dining restaurant in town. Great and well priced food. Great for kids too! With a kids corner full of toys and good kids menu.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“Welcoming and relaxing place. Love the mussels in Thai curry and the cakes!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Licensed Italian restaurant offering both lunch and dinner. If you need pizza or a good hearty pasta dish then this is the place for you”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“The place to be when craving for Indian food. Yum and the portions are filling, too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Here you will find cosy apres ski ambience and really good food, try the burgers you won't be disappointed! They also do great deals throughout the week.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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