Whakapapa Ski Area
Whakapapa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu New Zealand’s Largest ski field. Located on the North west side of Mt ruapehu. Whakapapa ski field caters for beginners to expert with a wide variety of terrain from open slopes to bowls, guts, dropoffs, chutes and more.
For beginners there is Happy valley an area set aside just for those new to the sport. The more experienced have a variety of blue, black and black diamond trails to keep even the best amused all day. For the snow boarders and free skiers Whakapapa also boasts a terrain park for all abilities.
Whakapapa Statistics 550 hectares with a vertical drop of 675m. Boasting 2 Quad and 5 double chairlifts, 4 T bars, 2 platters, 1 carpet conveyer and one rope tow.
The Whakapapa season is usually kicks off in late June and runs through to late October (dependent on snow level).
Visit www.mtruapehu.com for more info and to book your pass!