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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  • We booked a private lesson for a four year old who has skied several times before and is very keen. After less than half an hour the ski instructor decided to bake on the lesson when perhaps some...  more »
  • Skiing here for more than 25 years, had some great times. Now the greed has reached such a level that it is now no longer enjoyable. The prices are insane, over $400 a day for a family of 4 even mid.....  more »

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