Snow Sports

Ski, Snowboard or just play in the snow. Mount Ruapehu has three ski areas - Whakapapa, Turoa and Tukino.

Mount Ruapehu – more choice and more freedom

  • Winter season extends from June to October
  • Largest lift accessed terrain in New Zealand - 1800 hectares
  • Highest Lift in New Zealand
  • Longest vertical descent in Australasia
  • One lift pass for both Whakapapa and Turoa ski areas
  • Beginner packages and lessons available daily
  • First National Park in New Zealand
  • Tongariro National Park is a Dual World Heritage Area

We have rental shops in National Park Village for fast and professional service for skis, snow boards, toboggans and clothing

From National Park Village it is an easy 20 minute drive to Whakapapa or 50 minutes to Turoa.

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