Whakapapa Report

Whakapapa Open


Passing cloud
  • weather
    Passing cloud
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    SW - Light
Last Updated: Tue 29 July 06:11 AM

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

Lift Facilities here at Whakapapa will OPEN from 9am. Far West T-Bar is now OPEN. We are currently working on trails on the West Ridge Quad. We will need another snow fall before this lift will open.

Mountain Products and Services

Kick start your day with something from our extensive breakfast menu at the LBC Café.


The Christiania Derby is the first of the four large club races at Whakapapa Ski Area. Classic team racing for clubbies followed by the famous Christie party – live music, fun and refreshments. - See more at: http://www.skichristie.co.nz

Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindSW - Calm
  • Visibility500m - Unlimited
  • Temperature-1.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSW - Light
  • Visibility500m - Unlimited
  • Temperature-4.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Snow Depth Chart
Snow conditions are machine packed on trail, variable off trail. Snow-making is currently in progress on the Express & Lower Mountain which will make for the best riding first thing!

Five-day Forecast

Weather Information

Currently we have a fine day with high passing cloud.

Facilities Operating
Lifts OPEN from 9am
Lifts close at 4pm (weather depending)

Beginners Area

  • Happy Valley Beginners Open

Upper Mountain

  • Centennial Chair Open
  • Waterfall Express Chair Open
  • Hut Flat Tow Open
  • Waterfall T-Bar Open
  • Valley T-Bar Open
  • Lift Plus Terrain Park Open
  • Knoll Ridge T-Bar Open
  • Far West T-Bar Open

Contact Us

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

Turoa info.turoa@mtruapehu.com
Whakapapa info@mtruapehu.com
Turoa +64 6 385 8456
Whakapapa +64 7 892 4000