How much does it cost to ski at Ruapehu?

Ski passes

Day Lift Pass Prices 2021 Anytime Pass Weekday Pass
Adult All Mountain $149 $74
Youth All Mountain $99 $49
Family All Mountain (2A + 2Y) *TBC $299 N/A
Adult Weekend Beginners Area $89 N/A

How much does it cost to go up Mt Ruapehu?

Sky Waka, Mt Ruapehu Pricing: Adult $39. Child $19.

Is Mt Ruapehu free?

FULL ACCESS TO THE MOUNTAIN, ALL DAY – $299 Unlimited access to all operating ski & ride facilities at both Tūroa and Whakapapa, all day.

Is Happy Valley Free?

Happy Valley is a stand-alone beginner ski area at Whakapapa. It is accessed via two high-speed elevators which are free to ride. You’ll find Happy Valley Bistro there.

Do you need chains for Whakapapa?

The Bruce Rd up to Whakapapa is an easy sealed road. If there is heavy snow, chains will be required and there is alternative transport if you don’t feel comfortable driving. There are carparks located around Whakapapa village, and further up the slopes on the Bruce road.

When did Mt Ruapehu last erupt?

25 September 2007

Mount Ruapehu
Age of rock ~200,000 years
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Taupo Volcanic Zone
Last eruption 25 September 2007

Can you sled at Tūroa?

Sledding is available at both Tūroa and Whakapapa. At Tūroa join us at Yeti’s Sliding Zone, while at Whakapapa zoom along in Happy Valley. Both ski areas have specially groomed sledding slopes, for you to slide your way to the bottom of a carpet lift, then ride back up – no walking involved!

Is skiing bad for knees?

Skiing obviously puts pressure on your knees. The classic legs-bent position channels weight through your Gluteus Maximus, your hamstrings, your quadriceps – and inevitably also your knee joint.

How old do you have to be to ski at Mt Ruapehu?

Groups are based on similar ages and ability levels, so you can keep skiing and riding with a bunch of new friends after the lesson. Free helmet hire for guests aged between 6-17 years. PURCHASE LESSON PACKAGES BELOW:

How many days can I use Mt Ruapehu day pass?

Passes are valid for any weekdays throughout the season, days do not need to be used consecutively! Unlimited access to all operating ski & ride facilities on mountain, all day. This pass can be used at either Whakapapa or Tūroa Ski Area – your pick! Ski or ride for up to 3 days with a Multi-Day Pass.

How many lessons do you get at Mt Ruapehu?

Get the kids sussed for the day with an All Mountain day pass, ski/boots/poles OR snowboard/boots and a helmet, plus two 1hr 50min group lessons. Not only will the kids have an awesome day with one of our instructors, but they will also make new friends who are of a similar age and ability level to them.

How old do you have to be to take ski lessons in Whakapapa?

Bundle yourself an All Mountain lift pass, ski/boots/poles OR snowboard/boots and two 1hr 50min group lessons with our 13+ yrs option. Youth aged between 13-17 yrs receive free helmet hire too! Heading to Whakapapa and need lessons, lift pass and rental equipment for the kids or yourself?