Thanks for coming - 2024 was a blast!  Race results live and photos will be loaded to our Facebook Page :-)

Come for the Event, Stay for a Holiday

Raetihi sits at the cross roads of adventures and special places to explore. 
So much to do, better plan to stay a little longer!

Food vendors and stalls

The community is supporting the event with food stalls, coffee and produce available for sale at the showgrounds venue.


A range of accommodation options are available in and around Raetihi and the wider southern Ruapehu area.

Supporter Activites

Raetihi is full of great things to keep your support team occupied while they wait for you to return across the finishline.  Check out for details on ideas below and more.

  • Dinosaur Museum – fabulous for the family
  • Waimarino Museum
  • Raetihi Arts Trust Museum
  • Volcano Vibe - for a bit of crafty shopping along the way. 
  • Angel Louise – great meals and first-class coffee
  • Coach Café - fabulous pies
  • Second-hand shops
  • Mākōtuku Track
  • MYRAETIHI – have your photo taken at our new MYRAETIHI sign

Plan your Raetihi Trip is packed with information on what to see and do, where to stay and everything else you need for your stay.  If you need more information on the wider Ruapehu area, then check out for more