Schools and Groups

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

School bookings

Bookings for 2023 are currently not open, however more details such as pricing, times and availability will be released from Term 1, giving you plenty of time to plan your memorable trip to Mt Ruapehu.

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

If you have any other enquiries about our 2023 school programmes, please email:

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