Open now!
Mt Ruapehu Summer Season
Discover Summer
Current status
Whakapapa
Tūroa
Last updated: 7:03am Sat 24th Feb

The Sky Waka & Pinnacle Cafe will OPEN from 10am. Come take a ride on NZ's longest gondola ride to 2000m above sea level, up and over some amazing volcanic topography with spectacular views out over the Tongariro National Park and beyond. At Knoll ridge cafe you can enjoy the Pinnacle Cafe or High Tea at 2020m - booking required at https://www.mtruapehu.com/passes/summer-sightseeing

Bruce Road: OPEN
Drive with care

Conditions

Upper Mountain
Temperature
6.2°c
Wind
Light - moderate S
Lower Mountain
Temperature
8°c
Wind
Calm S

Webcams

Web cam shot
Happy Valley
Happy Valley
The Staircase Slopes
The Pinnacles
Te Heuheu Valley
Sky Waka and Knoll Ridge Cafe
Far West T

Lifts and Trails

Open
Sky Waka Gondola
10am - 4pm, last ride up 3.30pm
Yes
Skyline Walk
Yes
Meads Wall Walk
Yes
Waterfall Descent Walk
Caution Low visibility at times
Yes
Wild West Trail Walk
Caution Low visibility at times

Food and Beverage

Open
Pinnacles Café
10am - 3.30pm

Other

Open
Whakapapa Shop
9.30am - 4pm

Forecast

Sun
14.7
High
7.7
Low
heavyrain
Mon
11.2
High
6
Low
fog
Tue
10.1
High
5.7
Low
heavyrain
Wed
12
High
7.6
Low
rain
Thu
11.3
High
2.8
Low
partlycloudy