Mellonsfolly Ranch - Home of the Old West Town

A timeless western experience where the Old West lives on. Dust off your cowboy hat, pull on your jeans and cowboy boots and strap on some gun leather to experience the Old West with us at Mellonsfolly Ranch.


Per night
$395.00 - $425.00
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Based on 16 reviews


Mellonsfolly Ranch is home to the Old West Town, an authentic western town situated on the Central Plateau of the North Island only a short drive from Mt Ruapehu. Deliberately remote, Mellonsfolly Ranch is truly at the end of the road. Located on one thousand acres of unspoiled native bush in one of New Zealand’s hidden valleys. Step back in time and experience where the charm of the Old West mingles gracefully with the luxury of the Victorian Era. Relax and enjoy our authentic architecture, elegantly furnished rooms and cowboy cuisine. Due to the limited availability and exclusive nature of the ranch, reservations are required prior to arrival.

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Physical address

440 Crotons Road, Raetihi, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $395.00 - $425.00
Further pricing information:
15% Goods and Services Tax is included on all tariffs. Tariffs charged on a per person and/or per night basis, unless stated otherwise and subject to confirmation at time of reservation. Tariffs for children aged 5-12 years are available on request and 4 years and under stay free of charge when staying with their parents in same room. 50% deposit is required within 7 days following invoice to secure your reservation. BYO strictly prohibited.
Cancellation policy:
In the event that Mellonsfolly Ranch is unable to replace a cancelled reservation, the following applies: If reservation is cancelled between 14 & 90 days prior to arrival - deposit will not be refunded. Cancellation received within 14 days prior to arrival - 100% charge for cancelled reservation will be applied. 'No Shows' will also be charged 100%

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dinner
  • Licensed Bar
Proximity to airport:
130km to Whanganui airport, 160km to Taupo airport
Proximity to town:
1 Hour drive from Ohakune
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

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