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Related Regions: New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Oceania, Southern Hemisphere

Reviews for Whakapapa

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Whakapapa that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Whakapapa stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Whakapapa review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Whakapapa vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

  • 3.2

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 2.9
  • Intermediate
  • 2.9
  • Expert
  • 2.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.2
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.5
  • Aprés Ski'
  • 1.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.7
  • Overall Value
  • 2.9

5 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (2)
  • 40
  • 4 Star Reviews (1)
  • 20
  • 3 Star Reviews (1)
  • 20
  • 2 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 1 Star Reviews (1)
  • 20

Lots of off piste skiing! Pretty cheap! Not to crowded once I was out away from the main lifts. Lifts which go...

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  • iceyblast01 (9th June 2009)

    Lots of off piste skiing! Pretty cheap! Not to crowded once I was out away from the main lifts. Lifts which go...

  • anonymous_user (11th July 2008)

    I started ski-ing at Whakapapa a couple of years ago. I am a NZer from the South Island (Queenstown) and have skied...

  • anonymous_user (8th November 2007)

    Went to NZ last year and skied this mountain and most of the South Island...The facilities and terrain are poor,second rate and...

  • anonymous_user (19th September 2007)

    ;'s>?SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSs yea it was good

  • downunder (9th June 2007)

    Whakapapa sits on the opposite side to Turoa on Mt Ruapehu, an active volcano in the centre of New Zealand's North Island....

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