Mt Ruapehu Shuttles

Taupo - Turangi - Whakapapa

Return: Taupo: $39 Adult, $29 Youth & FREE for Child 4 years and under | Turangi: $29 Adult, $19 Youth & FREE for Child 4 years and under

Initially 1 service per day will be making the journey across from Taupo with a 22 seat Mercedes Coach.

As the rest of Whakapapa Ski Area opens, we will be adding departures and increasing the size of the coaches. A 7am coach and 9am coach will come as the mountain gets busy.



Ohakune - Whakapapa

Shuttles from Ohakune Town Office (Goldfinch Street) will run from 1st of July & timetable will be confirmed soon.



Ohakune - Turoa

Shuttles from Ohakune Town Office (Goldfinch Street) will run from 1st of July & timetable will be confirmed soon.



National Park - Whakapapa Village - Whakapapa

Return: $20 Adult, $15 Youth & FREE for Children 4 years and under*

Pick up at National Park Railway station – alternative pickup points in National Park to be confirmed soon.

Timetable: 

DEPART National Park DEPART Whakapapa Base Area
8:00am 1:00pm
8:30am 2:00pm
9:00am 3:00pm
9:30am 3:30pm
10:30am 4:00pm
11:30am 4:30pm

Note: Service will increase during school holidays.

*FREE Shuttle with any Mt Ruapehu Life, Season or Day Lift Pass, including Sightseeing and Happy Valley Snow Play Access.



Terms & Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions do not waive any rights or remedies you may have under the Consumers Guarantees Act 1993.
  2. All equipment and personal effects are carried at the passenger's own risk and it is the passenger's responsibility to adequately insure for loss or damage for these items.
  3. RAL (Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd) reserves the right to amend, cancel, or postpone services due to weather, road conditions or at their own discretion.
  4. RAL (Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd) cannot guarantee any specific departure frequency due to factors beyond our control such as; weather, road conditions, traffic delays and mechanical break downs.
  5. Buses can only stop at predetermined bus stops.
  6. RAL (Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd) cannot guarantee any pickups or drop offs at any particular bus stop or hotel. Stops will only be made if safe conditions prevail.
  7. RAL (Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd) cannot accept liability for losses or additional expenses due to delays of transport services, sickness, injury, mental distress or for any unforeseen circumstance.

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