Whakapapa

Explore expansive volcanic terrain, spectacular views of Tongariro National Park, extensive beginner facilities, night skiing & ski NZ's longest season (early June - late October). In summer, ride NZ’s largest gondola to dine at Knoll Ridge Chalet.

Adult
$20.00 - $169.00
Child
$15.00 - $169.00

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About

New in June 2019: NZ’s largest gondola, Sky Waka. The $25 million gondola will travel 1.8 km’s through one of the North Island’s most rugged and spectacular landscapes past waterfalls and snow-laden peaks.

Ski NZ’s largest and explore 550ha of some of the most amazing natural terrain in the country: wide groomed trails, huge snow filled basins, steep chutes & secret powder stashes. A fully self-contained learners’ area, Happy Valley boasts its own café, rental complex and ski school meeting area. The gentle slope has easy-to-use covered carpet lifts and a slow-moving chairlift for quick progression.

In the summer, take scenic gondola rides to dine at the award-winning Knoll Ridge Chalet & marvel at the sights on short volcanic walks.

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Physical address

Whakapapa , Bruce Road, Whakapapa Village, Ruapehu, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
CLOSED for gondola construction. Reopening 1 June 2019. Lifts open 9am to 4pm (weather permitting). Please check weather report daily on MtRuapehu.com.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
334km from Auckland Airport
Proximity to town:
18km from National Park, 100km from Taupo

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $20.00 - $169.00
Child
(16 year(s) and under)
$15.00 - $169.00
Other charges:
There will be a one-time non-refundable card fee of $5 for every new customer. 4 years & under ski free.
Further pricing information:
Full terms and conditions apply. See mtruapehu.com/terms for more information.

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