Summer Report



  • weather
  • road
  • wind
    SE - Light
Last Updated: Mon 04 May 04:33 PM

Note: Conditions are current at time of reporting and can change quickly

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Last Fine Day



Road Conditions


Further Road Information

The Bruce Road is OPEN.

More information

The summer scenic chairlift rides are now closed for the season, we wish to thank everyone who visited and we look forward to seeing you again. We will be reopening on the 27 June for the winter ski season.

Facilities Operating
Lifts CLOSED for the summer season
Lifts close at 3:30pm (weather depending)

Summer Facilities

  • Chairlifts Closed
  • Lorenz’s Cafe and Bar Open
  • Vertical Whakapapa Open
  • Knoll Ridge Chalet Closed
Today's Weather

Base Area

  • WindSE - Calm
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature7.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSE - Light
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature3.0 °C
Five-day Forecast

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Weather Information

Today at Whakapapa we have stunning clear day.

Contact Us

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
Private Bag 71902
Mt Ruapehu 3951
New Zealand
Enquire Now!

Phone 0508 RUAPEHU (782 734)