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.

NZ’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.

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$39-$149 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$19-$99 (Child, 16 and under))

Availability

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