Lift Pass Explanation Of Terms

All Mountain Pass (Full day)

Full mountain access for one full day

All Mountain Pass (Halfday)

Full mountain access for one half day. Half days are 9:00am - 12:30pm or 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Beginner Area Pass - Happy Valley (Full day)

Access to Whakapapa's Happy Valley beginner area for one full day

Beginner Area Pass - Alpine Meadow (Full day)

Access to Turoa's Alpine Meadow beginner area for one full day

Lower Mountain Pass Whakapapa only - Happy Valley and Rockgarden (Full day) 

Access to Whakapapa's lower mountain facilities (Happy Valley lifts and Rangatira Express Chair) for one full day

Sightseeing Whakapapa 

One return trip to Whakapapa's Knoll Ridge Cafe 

Sightseeing Turoa

One return trip to Turoa's Snowflake Cafe 

Flexi Pass

Multiple day passes that include access to all lifts at Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas any time during the winter season during which they were purchased, for the number of days the pass bears (days don’t have to be consecutive).

For example: if you buy a 2017 3 day Flexi Pass it is valid for all mountain lift access any 3 days in the 2017 winter season.

Unused days cannot be refunded or used in future seasons. Flexi Passes don't include any rental equipment or lessons.

Half Day Morning

Return before 12:30 pm and receive a refund by the original payment method. Refund amount will be the difference between the full day rate and half day rate of the lift pass product purchased.

Half Day Afternoon

Can be used from 12:00 pm

Extra Day

Rent any equipment for consecutive days and each additional day will be charged at the discounted “Extra Day” rate.


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