Grab a flexi pass this season from just $68 a day when buying a 5 day pass

Whakapapa Ski Area on the north-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu boasts a massive 550Ha ski terrain and New Zealand's premier learning facility, Happy Valley. Turoa Ski Area on the south-western slopes offers a massive 722m of vertical descent on New Zealand's highest chairlift - The "Highnoon Express".

Get yourself a flexi pass this season and ski both sides of the mountain any time you like. Purchase passes here

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: Fantastic learners’ facilities, exceptional terrain, and terrain parks for free-skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.

Access Whakapapa Ski Area from Bruce Road, a 6km sealed road.

Not skiing? Enjoy our free tobogganing area, great coffee in our cafés and sightseeing chairlift rides for elevated views from the highest mountain in the North Island.

Special Deals

  • Learn to Ski Packages in NZ's Premier Beginners' Playground

    Happy Valley, Mt Ruapehu

    From just $120NZD
    More Info Valid between 04 Jun 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
  • Ski or Snowboard NZ's largest ski area: Whakapapa

    No blackout dates

    From $69NZD per day with a Flexi Pass
    More Info Valid between 06 Jun 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
  • Snow Play Packages at Whakapapa Ski Area

    Sledding, Sightseeing & Snow!

    From $59NZD per day
    More Info Valid between 05 Jun 2017 - 22 Oct 2017

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$99-$540 (Adult)


Business Hours
Lifts Open 9am to 4pm - weather dependent. Please check weather report daily on
Months of Operation
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct