Whakapapa

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Whakapapa Ski Packages

Lodging + Lift Tickets Discount Price
Night Sky Cottage
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
22% off $963
Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
21% off $1,182
Turangi Kiwi Holiday Park
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
20% off $1,284

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Overall

4
Whakapapa is one of the top resorts in New Zealand. With 52 runs spanning 1,359 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

Whakapapa

vs
WhakapapaBroken River
beginner13 %19 %
intermediate54 %29 %
advanced29 %38 %
expert4 %19 %
total runs52 21
ski area1,359ac 432ac
summit elevation7,612ft 5,971ft
total lifts--
child lift ticket$75 NZD ($47 USD) Free
adult lift ticket$125 NZD ($79 USD) $75 NZD ($47 USD)
uncrowded
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snow
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back country
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value for money
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average total snowfall--

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Whakapapa Reviews

Good 3.8 / 5
based on 3 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Good!3.6 / 5Oct 15, 2019
Whakapapa ReviewsJana A.
expert snowboarder
Whakapapa has some amazing view on the surrounding mountains, when it is a clear day. Unfortunately the weather isn’t always sunny, and with low visibility and snowfall it can happen, that they shut the lifts. Non the less Whakapapa is totally worth visiting. It’s a wide skifield and especially springsnow is an amazing experience as in contrary to... More
Very Good!4 / 5Sep 30, 2019
Whakapapa ReviewsBlythe V.
expert skier
Plenty of varying terrain and on a good snow day is unbeatable. Huge field with great facilities, though sometimes a bit busy. Plenty of chairs which a pretty quick including the new gondola which gets you to the top in no time.... More

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