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Mt Ruapehu offers some of the most amazing natural terrain in the country: huge snow filled basins, lift accessed back country, steep chutes, drop-offs and secret powder stashes. Experience both ski areas with just one lift pass!
There’s something for everyone: NZ's longest vertical descent at 722m, extensive terrain parks, and beginner-intermediate areas.
Access Turoa Ski Area from Ohakune Mountain Road, a 17km sealed road.
Not skiing? Enjoy our sledding and snow play area, great coffee in our 3 conveniently located cafés and sightseeing chairlift rides for elevated views from the highest mountain in the North Island!
Are their shuttles to the ski field?
Yes, there are a number of local providers that run regular shuttles from Ohakune to Turoa Base. These can be booked independently of the mountain.
Can I purchase food at the ski area?
Yes, you can enjoy a hearty mountain breakfast and latte to fuel the day ahead. And after you’ve hit the slopes, hit the award winning on-mountain cafés and bars for that great après ski with stunning views across the central North Island.
What type of lessons does the ski area provide?
At Turoa Snow School we offer lessons for everyone, from the absolute beginner to the seasoned expert; from skill improvement to off piste to terrain park. Why not drop in on a coaching session with one of our highly qualified professionals? Join them for good times, fresh lines and that all-important personal focus!
Does the ski area have a terrain park?
Yes, we have a freestyle terrain park set up for intermediate to expert skiers and snowboarders.
Does the ski area offer any childcare or crèche services?
Yes, even the youngest members of the family will have a fun-filled day at the Yeti Childcare Centre. Our fully licensed childcare facility for 2 to 5 year olds will look after your little ones and even teach them to ski, while you’re off hitting the black runs.
Turoa Ski Area, Ohakune Mountain Road, Ohakune, Ruapehu, New Zealand.
- Business hours:
- Lifts Open 9am to 4pm - weather dependent. Please check weather report daily on MtRuapehu.com.
- Months of operation:
- Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Facilities and Features
- Proximity to town:
- 18km from Ohakune, 152km from Taupo, 304km from Wellington
Pricing and Conditions
|Adult||$119.00 - $999.00|
- Other charges:
- There will be a one-time new card deposit of $5 for every new customer. 4 years & under ski free. 70+ years ski free.
- Further pricing information:
- Full terms and conditions apply. See mtruapehu.com for more information.