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.


$39.00 - $149.00
$19.00 - $99.00


New Zealand’s most unique 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

Iwikau Village Tongariro National Park Manawatu-Wanganui, Whakapapa Village, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $39.00 - $149.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$19.00 - $99.00
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.
Cancellation policy:

Facilities and Features

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

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Opening times

Business hours:
Lifts open 9am to 4pm (weather permitting). Please check weather report daily on MtRuapehu.com.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec

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