Summer At Whakapapa
Open year-round, experience NZ's largest volcano in summer for alpine adventures on a variety of short walks.

Ride The Sky Waka

NZ’s largest and most technically advanced gondola.

Your exploration of New Zealand isn’t complete until you’ve experienced the ride through the sky on the largest gondola in the country, situated within the dual world heritage Tongariro National Park.

Journey over waterfalls and ancient lava flows and take in the majestic scenery of Mt Ruapehu and its neighbouring volcanoes, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro.

Travel on the Sky Waka gondola to New Zealand’s highest dining experience, Knoll Ridge Chalet. Three distinct new eateries offer options to suit all tastes and budgets. From quick and tasty bites through to sit down buffet dining, enjoy a meal overlooking the stunning views of the central plateau below.

Sky Waka

Short Walks

Hike unique volcanic trails & enjoy breathtaking views of the Tongariro National Park & beyond.
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