Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park

#7 of 18 in Outdoors in Tongariro National Park
Ski Area · Nature / Park
There's room for everyone at Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand's largest ski area. Beginners have the run of their own valley, complete with a cafe, rental complex, and ski school meeting area--this gives you the chance to learn without faster, more confident skiers distracting you. Experienced snow-lovers will also find plenty here: with 30 intermediate trails and 24 black-diamond runs, the complex provides a challenge for all visitors, regardless of skill level. A wealth of accommodations and activities, surrounded by dramatic mountainous landscape, make this a great place to stay even when taking a day off from the slopes. Arrange to visit Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu and other attractions in Tongariro National Park using our Tongariro National Park trip planner.
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  • Absolutely wonderful place. We were there in March and went on the sky whaka. Fantastic and worth every penny. The views are fantastic  more »
  • Our first visit to Whakapapa, which is quite awe-inspiring when bare of snow. The volcanic rock formations and ruggedness of the mountain terrain is magnificent. We rode up on the Sky Waka, which was....  more »

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