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Ski Ruapehu

Come ski Mt Ruapehu and experience world class skiing among a collective 1000+ hectares of skiable terrain. Mt Ruapehu has two premier ski fields to choose from – Whakapapa and Tūroa - that boast magnificent areas for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. A third field, Tukino ski field, is located on the eastern slopes of Mt Ruapehu which offers the rare combination of adventure and lack of crowds, coupled with the friendliness and camaraderie that’s only found on club-operated fields

Mt Ruapehu Field Opening Dates 

Whakapapa Ski Field

Entire Mountain 

22 June - 28 October 2019

Happy Valley, Whakapapa


1 June - 13 October 2019

Turoa Ski Field

Entire Mountain

29 June - 28 October 2019

Tukino Ski Field



Mt Ruapehu offers a seamless lift pass, which provides you with access to both Whakapapa and Tūroa Ski Fields.  For more information on ski passes for Mt Ruapehu ski fields Whakapapa and Turoa please visit Mt Ruapehu ski passes 

Tukino lift passes and season passes can be purchased at any time during the season from the Ticket Office at Tukino.   Mt Ruapehu season pass holders can ski at Tukino for discounted rates. This discount is only available on the sale of individual Day Passes.  For more information on ski passes for Tukino ski field please visit Tukino ski passes 

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    Tukino Cat Skiing

    Ski where the sun shines first at this small club operated field on the Eastern side of Mt Ruapehu

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    Gearing Up

    Rental outlet options available for both Whakapapa and Turoa.

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    Shuttle Services

    For extra convenience, take a shuttle to Whakapapa or Turoa ski fields this winter.

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