Turoa Report

Turoa On hold


Sunny strong winds
  • weather
    Sunny strong winds
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    SE - Strong
Last Updated: Wed 01 October 06:21 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 Ohakune Mountain Road is OPEN. There are strong winds so drive with care.

More information

Lift facilities are currently ON HOLD this morning due to strong winds. This will be constantly assessed and updated accordingly. Next update will be at 7:30.

Mountain Products and Services

Try the new 'Snowmaker burger' at the Snowflake cafe for lunch today!


Turoa is turning the slopes pink for The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation! Place your bids to win a pink breakfast and 2 hour private lesson with two of the top male instructors in our Silent Auction (Bidding starts Weds and ends Fri 3pm) On Saturday: Get your photo in the ‘pink frame’ at various locations around Turoa. Dust off your togs and get ready to race! The Bikini Downhill event, open to everyone young old, skier, snowboarder, in bikini or otherwise. The ‘race’ will start at 10am and the course will remain open for 2 hours. This year, we are proud to announce the event is being sponsored by Tongariro River Rafting. 100% of the $5 entry fee is donated to NZBCF and spot prizes are up for grabs.

Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindSE - Strong
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature2.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSE - Strong
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature-1.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Spring snow conditions, machine packed on trail and variable off trail, should soften through the day. Top to bottom skiing and riding.

Six-day Forecast

Weather Information

Currently very windy across the field causing us to delay opening.

Facilities Operating
All lifts are currently ON HOLD due to strong winds.
Lifts close at 4pm (weather depending)

Beginners Area

  • Alpine Meadow Beginners On hold

Upper Mountain

  • Movenpick Chair On hold
  • Parklane Chair On hold
  • Wintergarden Platter On hold
  • Giant Chair On hold
  • Nga Wai Heke On hold
  • High Noon Express On hold
  • Lift Plus Terrain Park On hold
  • Mother BoarderX On hold

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