Whakapapa Report

Whakapapa Open


  • weather
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    W - Light - moderate
Last Updated: Fri 31 July 06:47 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 and clear to the top.

More information

Lift facilities here at Whakapapa will OPEN from 9am this morning. Come and join us for some superb riding conditions and great weather! There will be a slight delay on the West side for de-icing and trail re-building to be completed. The small park is open - re-building in the big park will continue today which we will have open tomorrow!

Mountain Products and Services

Kick start your day with something form our extensive and delicious breakfast menu at Lorenz's Bar & Café (-: Come and try out our purpose built sledding area - sled hire is available.


The Christiania Derby is this coming Saturday. It is the first of our club races for the season. Check out www.skichristie.co.nz for more details and registration information.

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

Beginners Area

  • Happy Valley Beginners Open

Upper Mountain

  • Centennial Chair Open
  • Waterfall Express Chair Open
  • Waterfall T-Bar Open
  • Valley T-Bar Open
  • Lift Plus Terrain Park Open
  • Knoll Ridge T-Bar Open
  • West Ridge Chair Open
  • Far West T-Bar Open
Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindS - Calm
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature-1.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindW - Light - moderate
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature-3.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

The cool & dry conditions have kept the snow in pristine condition!! There is extensive grooming on the Upper Mountain. We have also made snow all night on the Express and Lower Mountain which has left a fresh layer of man made powder!

Six-day Forecast

Weather Information

It is a fine and clear blue sky day here at Whakapapa!

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