Ruapehu Skiing and Snowboarding
Mt Ruapehu is a ruggedly beautiful active volcano a little south of Lake Taupo and is the North Island’s tallest mountain and home to the North Island’s only glaciers. Ruapehu Skiing and Snowboarding enjoys some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery and the provides the opportunity to ski the mountain that was a filming location for Mt Doom and Mordor in the Lord of the Rings. more
Mt Ruapehu skiing and snowboarding caters to all skills and levels of experience from the novice through to the expert. Come and have the time of your life skiing or snowboarding the range of ski trails, jumps and runs while filling your lungs with fresh mountain air.
For a more adventurous skiing experience, see our Heliskiing Directory.
Mobile-friendly - At National Park Backpackers, we have a variety of options to cater to your tastes, pocket, and any holiday experience. We provide rooms that are warm, clean, comfortable and private, with choices to suit everyone from travellers, families, couples and groups. We pride ourselves on being high on quality yet budget on price and you'll also love our climbing hall.
Mobile-friendly - Enjoy luxury mountain chalets with views to the volcanoes. Or motel or a backpacker with views over farmland and bush. Or choose the freedom of camping. An outstanding location with a stunning panorama of all three volcanoes. Set out on 10 acres of park-like grounds with licensed restaurant and bar, guest lounge with open fire and home theatre. Owner operated. Best Rate Guaranteed
Haka Tours offers fully guided, small group South Island Snow Tours of 5, 7 and 12 days and suitable for all abilities. Tour includes expert guide, transport, accommodation, lift passes and more. To view the video that follows a recent group and captures the essence of the tour, visit our website.
Mobile-friendly - In the heart of the North Island's summer and winter outdoor adventure playground you will find Ruapehu Country Lodge - whether relaxation is your goal or high adventure, this is the perfect place for your stay. Heather and Peter invite you to stay in their luxury boutique bed and breakfast accommodation, and enjoy their hospitality.
Spikes Spider snow chains bring a whole new level of quality and versatility to winter traction. Designed and manufactured in Switzerland, the Spikes Spider product range combines outstanding features, a sub-30 second fit and high-end materials to produce snow chains that really deliver when the white-stuff starts falling.
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