Schools and Groups
Winter Reservations
Reservations for 2023 are now open. Placeholders will be confirmed once operations are known for the 2023 season

A school trip to Mt Ruapehu is sure to provide students with experiences and memories that they will remember forever. Tūroa and Whakapapa both offer lesson packages and coaching, Whakapapa also offers sledding and sightseeing on the Sky Waka gondola.

Group bookings

Groups of 20 or more who book in advance and pay in a single transaction on the day of their visit, qualify for a 10% discount and a complimentary pass for the group leader.

Email to book.

Eligible products are:

  • Anytime Lift Pass

  • Weekend Beginner Area Pass

  • Group lessons

  • Single day rental products

  • Sightseeing Pass

  • 1hr Sledding Pass

School bookings

A minimum of 10 students is required for a school booking.

Whether visiting just once, or visiting as part of a regular snow-school program, Tūroa and Whakapapa can support your students with whatever their goals may be.

Helmets must be worn by all students when skiing or snowboarding, these are provided complimentary. Pricing and booking is available on weekdays only and outside of the NZ school holidays.

If you have any enquiries about our school bookings, please email:

School product descriptions

Ski or Snowboard Group Lesson Package
Ski or Snowboard Coaching
Lift & Rental Package
Clothing Combo
Sky Waka Sightseeing

How to make a school booking

Are you ready to make a school booking for this winter?

Download the PDF document below to access the full booking instructions and ensure you follow all the steps provided. This allows us to complete your booking smoothly with all necessary information, securing your schools space on the slopes.

School pricing and bookings