Turoa Ski Area
Turoa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu
Turoa ski field has New Zealand’s highest lift and Australasia’s longest vertical drop. Turoa Ski field is located on the South west side of Mt Ruapehu. Catering for beginners to expert with open slopes through to natural bowls and chutes.
For beginners there is Alpine Meadow an area close to the carpark and cafe. The more experienced have a variety of blue, black and black diamond trails with spectacular lift accessed backcountry areas.
Turoa Statistics 500 hectares with a vertical drop of 722m. Boasting 1 six seater, 2 triple and 1 quad chairlifts, 1 T bar, 2 platters and one Learners’ carpet conveyer.
The Turoa season usually kicks off in late June and runs through to late October / Early November (dependent on snow level).