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Season Start/End: 6/29 - 10/20
Elevation
:
5347ft - 7545ft
Trails
:
25%| 50%| 25%| 0%
Lifts
:
15
Lift Tickets
:
from $0.00 to $0.00
Complete list of skipass prices

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Whakapapa, New Zealand's largest ski area since joining with Turoa Ski Resort, is part of Tongariro National Park, New Zealand's oldest national park and a world heritage area. Whakapapa is operated under a licence issued by the Department of Conservation and is owned and run by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd. There are 43 trails with terrain for all ability levels; including off-piste expert terrain. The ski area can be broken into three areas: Happy Valley (a self contained beginners area), the "east" side (where the majority of lifts & services are located), and the "west" side (highlighted by the lift accessed backcountry terrain).

Ski hire, ski shops, snow groomers, instructors, ski school for adults and children.

Elevation

  • 7545ft
    Summit
  • 2198ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5347ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 0
  • 5
  • 8
  • 15
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    25%

  • Intermediate Runs

    50%

  • Advanced Runs

    25%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Skiable Terrain

    1359 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 06/29/2014
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 10/20/2014
  • Years Open: 14

Whakapapa Reviews

  • Whakapapa Decent Review! MUST READ!

    by iceyblast01

    9th June 2009

    Full review

    • Overall Rating 5
    • Family Friendly 5
    • All Mtn. Terrain 5
    • Terrain Park 2
    • Nightlife 1
    • Good Terrain, Cheap. Off Piste wicked!
    • Non-Profit Mountain, Fair ontrail
     
  • Whakapapa Review

    by anonymous_user

    11th July 2008

    Full review

    • Overall Rating 4
    • Family Friendly 5
    • All Mtn. Terrain 4
    • Terrain Park 2
    • Nightlife 1
     
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Tourist Office

  • Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd. Privat Bag

    Mount Ruapehu

    New Zealand

    Phone: 64-07-892-3738

    snow@whakapapa.co.nz

Common Misspellings

  • Mt Ruapehu, Ruapehu, Wackapapa, Wakapapa, Whakapaipai, Whakapapas, Whakapappa

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