Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Turoa

Planning a ski trip to Turoa? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Turoa stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Turoa review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 25%
  • Beginner
  • 0%
  • Families
  • 25%
  • Intermediate
  • 0%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 25%
  • Advanced
  • 25%

Helpful Highlights:

We went up for 2 days 10/11 Aug 2009 Weather great spring weather at base but colder up at the top of Movenpick. winds NW and picking up around noon. good b...

  • 4

    Turoa Review

    by casey9 - 27th August 2009

    Pros: my favorite and closest N.Island skified (NZ)

    Cons: weekend & school holiday crowds

    We went up for 2 days 10/11 Aug 2009 Weather great spring weather at base but colder up at the top of Movenpick. winds NW and picking up around noon. good b... Full review

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  • 4

    Turoa Review

    by anonymous_user - 24th May 2008

    Pros:

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    Ive been boarding turoa pronounced "tu ro a" for the last 4 years now and it is the largest field in the north island of nz a new 6 seater high speed chair ... Full review

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  • 4

    Turoa Review

    by - 9th June 2007

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    Turoa ski area sits on the active volcano of Mt Ruapehu in the middle of New Zealand's South Island. It's a four hour drive from Auckland or Wellington air... Full review

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  • 5

    Turoa Review

    by anonymous_user - 18th December 2006

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    Been snowboarding Turoa and Whakapapa for years. Frequently hard packed days, but when it's on it's on. Don't bother with the weekends unless you go hik... Full review

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