Wild, playful and mighty. Turoa is home to Mt Ruapehu's south-west facing slopes, which are renowned for huge snow bases, unique volcanic terrain, wide trails & epic terrain parks.

Tūroa sits on the south western slopes of Mt Ruapehu and is a 25 minute drive up from Ohakune.

Tūroa is one of New Zealand's largest ski areas with the nation’s longest vertical drop at 722m. The High Noon Express' 6 seater chairlift reaches the highest lifted point in New Zealand where you'll enjoy panoramic views of North Island.

It’s cliffs, bowls & volcanic terrain make it feel like you’re out in the winter wilderness, even when you’re skiing or riding within the ski area boundary. Tūroa can be likened to one very large playground. It’s terrain naturally encourages skiers & snowboarders to be playful with one beginners area, plenty of gullies, drops, natural hits, wide trails & world class terrain parks.

Special Deals

  • Youth Weekday Day Pass 5-17 yrs

    Monday - Friday

    Now $49NZD
    More Info Valid between 18 Jun 2021 - 25 Oct 2021
  • Weekend Family Day Pass 2x Adult & 2x Youth

    Youth 5-17 years

    Now $299NZD
    More Info Valid between 24 Jun 2021 - 25 Oct 2021
  • Ski Mid Week at Tūroa Ski Area Adult Weekday Day Pass

    18+ years Monday - Friday

    Now $74NZD
    More Info Valid between 18 Jun 2021 - 25 Oct 2021

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$95-$149 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$75-$99 (Child, 16 and under))


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