You'll enjoy staying in the log cabin. There's plenty of land for children to play, a big trampoline. It's a 5 min walk down Raurimu Village built around the famous Spiral Railway, where the horses & cows are happy to be feed & there's a waterfall bushwalk . The Tongariro Crossing & Nat Pk include Mts Ruapehu & Ngauruhoe ( Mt Doom) for hiking / skiing, Whanganui R - canoeing, 42 km traverse -mt biking are a short distance from us. Restaurants & shops are 6kms in National Park township.