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  1. Visit Ruapehu
  2. Things to see and do
  3. Ski Ruapehu
  4. Gearing Up

Gearing Up

If you're wanting to give skiing or snowboarding a go and you don't have all the gear with you there are many rental outlet options available both on and off the mountain.

Getting Here

Ruapehu is located in the centre of New Zealand's North Island halfway between Auckland and Wellington - both less than 4 hours drive.

Kiwirail operates scenic rail services between Auckland and Wellington, with stops at National Park Village and Ohakune, and national bus operators offer daily services to the area. Closest airports are Taupo, Whanganui and Palmerston North.

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