Scenic Chairlift Rides
9am - 4pm daily (weather permitting).
Sit back & enjoy chairlift rides over Mt Ruapehu's striking volcanic terrain to 1,800 metres. Take in the awe-inspiring views of the World Heritage National Park from the comfort of a chairlift.
View filming locations from Lord of the Rings movies & amazing mountain scenery, including waterfalls, volcanic rock & panoramic vistas. It's a relaxed journey you won't forget anytime soon!
Suitable for all ages, perfect for families & anyone who appreciates nature at its finest. Last ride from the Base Area is at 3:30pm.
Purchase your pass from Vertical Retail or Taupo Snow Depot.
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Lorenz's Bar & Cafe
Open 8:30am - 4:30pm daily.
Lorenz's Bar & Café is situated at Whakapapa's base area; this is the perfect rendezvous point to enjoy a bite to eat & fantastic barista coffee before you walk, run or catch a chairlift up Whakapapa's unique volcanic landscape. With a wide range of cabinet food options there is something here for everyone.
Lorenz's Bar & Café deck is the perfect viewing spot for our summer sledding area.