An active volcano in a World Heritage site, Mt Ruapehu is home to New Zealand’s two largest ski areas – Whakapapa & Tūroa. The mountain is within driving distance from New Zealand’s main airports in Auckland and Wellington. Visit mtruapehu.com.
Tūroa: Is wild, playful & mighty with the nation’s highest lift, the 'High Noon Express’ (6 seater express). It boasts are long vertical drop of 722m and is home to the North Island’s most extensive terrain parks. Renowned for its unique volcanic terrain and huge snow bases, Tūroa is incredibly significant to local residents… & it’s not hard to see why. With epic chute, bowls & drops for the advanced, it’s hard to get bored at Tūroa! Tūroa is open from late June to late October. Visit Turoa.
Whakapapa: New Zealand’s largest ski area boasts a massive 550 hectares of lift-accessed terrain & is also home to the county’s premier beginner playground: Happy Valley. NZ’s highest café is located on Whakapapa’s upper mountain, the award winning Knoll Ridge. The huge variety of terrain provides mellow slopes for first-timers & epic chutes, drops & descents for expert level riders. Whakapapa is epic by day or night, with night skiing & après ski on offer. Whakapapa's state-of-the-art snow factory machine gives the ski areas NZ's longest ski season all the all the way from the beginning of June through to the end of October. Visit Whakapapa.
2018-19 pass holders will receive one free ski day with every full-day, full package ski / snowboard equipment rental, up to a total of 7 days in the 2018 New Zealand winter season. Guest must hire one day of equipment for each day of skiing and only direct with Mt Ruapehu at rental centres on mountain, in Ohakune and Taupo. Complimentary tickets will be issued to verified pass holders who hold a letter of introduction from Panorama Mountain Resort (available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org). The offer is not valid at the ticket window or when booking through any other ski hire provider.
Ski free when you stay in Panorama Mountain Resort accommodation, booked through a preferred travel partner in New Zealand. Conditions apply.
Everyone is welcomed at Cardrona and Treble Cone with genuine Kiwi hospitality – from beginners & families, to Olympic athletes. We celebrate our differences – that’s what makes these maunga our home, & its people our whanau. An easy drive from Queenstown or Wanaka, there's vast terrain to explore between June and October. Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone Ski Area are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Real Journeys Ltd. Visit cardrona.com.
Ski free when you stay in Panorama Mountain Resort accommodation, booked through a preferred travel partner in New Zealand. Conditions apply. Please note, offer expires September 30, 2020 and will not return for the 2021/22 Canadian winter season.
2019-20 pass holders will receive one free ski day with every lodging night booked in approved accommodation, up to a total of 3 days in the 2020 New Zealand winter season. Guest must book one night of lodging for each day of skiing and only direct with Cardrona Alpine Resort / Treble Cone. Complimentary tickets will be issued to verified pass holders who hold a letter of introduction from Panorama Mountain Resort (available by emailing email@example.com). The offer is not valid at the ticket window or when booking through any other accommodation provider. To enquire about accommodation and to request the Panorama lift ticket benefit email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, offer will not return for the 2021 New Zealand winter season.
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