Thinking of heading up the mountain? Checking out the Whanganui River?
Then why not come crash at our guest house – Wally’s Pad.
Wally’s Pad is spacious, private holiday accommodation for couples, families & larger groups.
Situated in the heart of Ruapehu, Wally’s Pad is the ideal base for comfort, convenience & value while enjoying your Volcano Coffee fueled Central Plateau adventures.
Whether there are 2 or 10 in your group Wally’s Pad is exclusively yours for your stay…play a game of pool, relax in the morning sun filled lounge with a book or soak in the bath tub after a days activities.
Wally`s Pad features 2 x queen rooms and 3 x twin rooms complete with linen. Cook up a storm in the fully equipped kitchen or stroll into Raetihi village for Volcano Coffee sustenance. Take in the stunning views of Mt. Ruapehu from your boutique accommodation on the edge of Historic Raetihi village.
Suggested Volcano Coffee fueled activities while staying at Wally’s Pad:
Mountain Biking – ‘Mountain to the Sea’ National Cycleway
Coffee and Brioche at Volcano Coffee Roastery
Raetihi to Ohakune via Ohakune-Raetihi Road
Ohakune to Horipito via ‘Old Coach Road’ Cycleway
Horipito to Raetihi via SH4
Drinks and delicious pizza at Volcano Coffee Roastery before relaxing for the night at Wally’s Pad
Day 2 (not for the faint hearted):
Early morning Coffee at Volcano Coffee Roastery where you transport will pick you and your bike up and drop you at the start of the Mangapurura Track
Cycle the Mangapurura Track to ‘bridge to nowhere’
Jet boat from ‘bridge to nowhere’ to Pipiriki where you are met by transport and driven back to Volcano Coffee Roastery for drinks and snacks
Hiking – NZ’s Best one day walk ‘The Tongariro Alpine Crossing’
Coffee and Breakfast at Volcano Coffee Roastery
Transport from Volcano Coffee Roastery to the start of the Tongariro Crossing
Walk the Tongariro Crossing where you will be met by transport at the finish
Drinks and Dinner at Volcano Coffee Roastery
Coffee and Cake at Volcano Coffee Roastery before heading out for one of the many shorter walks on Mt. Ruapehu
End that day back at Volcano Coffee Roastery for drinks and snacks before retiring to Wally’s PadWally`s Pad is perfectly suited for a travelling couple, families or larger groups and centrally based to enjoy all the activities the Central Plateau has to offer.