Mt Ruapehu Packages

Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas are the best place to learn to ski or board in New Zealand. You’ll have fun, feel safe and build up your confidence with our industry-leading qualified instructors – ensuring that you experience the best pathway into your new favourite sport!

We have developed our starter packages with those new to snow in mind. All packages include lift passes, equipment rental and group session. There's no need to pre-book – just show up on the day and purchase from the ticket office – easy!



First Timer Package

This full day package is designed to introduce you to the snow for the first time. Learn how to use equipment safely, experience controlled sliding and build your confidence in a safe environment. You’ll have fun in our sheltered beginner area with other skiers/riders new to the snow, learning a sport you’ll love for years to come! Includes Beginner Area Lift Pass.

What's included?

ADULT YOUTH
$120 $95


Next Step Package

Perfect for those wanting to build on their first day. This package will help you build confidence, learn to control your speed, stop confidently and introduce you to turning. You’ll be matched with a group of similar ability. Includes Beginner Area Lift Pass.

What's included?

ADULT YOUTH
$120 $95


Step Up Package

So you’re feeling confident on the snow and ready to step up to the lower mountain area? This is the package for you. You’ll learn to link your turns and build confidence in controlling your speed via turning. Includes Lower Mountain Lift Pass.

What's included?

ADULT YOUTH
$140 $110


Explorer Package

You’re confident at linking turns and controlling your speed – now let’s work on your skills. Perfect for those wanting to gain confidence to explore the upper mountain area. You’ll be matched with a group of similar ability. Includes All Mountain Lift Pass.

What's included?

ADULT YOUTH
$160 $120


3 Day Learn to Ski Package

This three day anytime progression package is the best way to learn to ski or board.

Lift passes, equipment rental and group session included on each day.

You'll be matched with a group of similar ability on each day.

Day 1, 2 and 3 can be taken at any time throughout the 2017 winter season – they do not need to be taken on consecutive days.

ADULT YOUTH
$305 $245


4 Day Snow Pro Package

This four day package is your best pathway from ‘no snow’ to ‘snow pro’!

Lift passes, equipment rental and group session included on each day.

You'll be matched with a group of similar ability on each day.

Day 1, 2, 3 and 4 can be taken at any time throughout the 2017 winter season – they do not need to be taken on consecutive days.

ADULT YOUTH
$435 $345


Yeti Den Learn to Slide Package

Turoa only. For three year olds this is an amazing first experience on skis. We'll provide everything you need and two hours in a small group ski lesson with our specialist instructor. They'll be based right outside the Yeti Den for easy access to shelter, toilets and hot chocolate as needed.

Your little one already qualifies for a free lift pass and you'll also get:

Sessions run daily from 9:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm-3:30pm

INFANT
$53


Yeti Den All Day Beginner Package

Turoa only for 4-12 year olds. Your child will love our All Day Package. They'll make friends hanging out with children of similar ages on snow, master our beginner area with the help of our instructors and enjoy a yummy lunch at the Yeti Den along the way. The package runs daily from 10am-3pm.

What's included?

YOUTH
$155


Yeti Den All Day All Mountain Package

Turoa only for 4-12 year olds. Your mini shredder will love our All Day Package. They'll make friends hanging out with children of similar ages and ski/snowboarding ability while improving their skills with their instructor. Plus, they get to enjoy a yummy lunch at the Yeti Den along the way. Package runs daily from 10am-3pm.

What's included?

YOUTH
$180


The rental included in packages is only for hardware (skis, boots & poles or snowboard & boots) only. The hire of jackets, pants and helmets are available at an additional cost. You will find a complete price list or our rental equipment here: https://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/daily-rental-rates. We don't hire gloves, goggles/sunglasses, hats/beanies for hygiene reasons, however these items are available for purchase in our retail store if needed.

All pricing is in NZD and includes GST of 15%. Prices are accurate at the time of update for the 2017 season. Products and/or prices may be subject to change without notice.

Use of credit/debit card will incur a 1.75% processing fee


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