Whakapapa Snow Report

Whakapapa Open


  • weather
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    NW - Light
Last Updated: Wed 23rd Aug 10:29 AM

Note: Conditions are current at time of reporting and can change quickly

Road Conditions


Further Road Information

The Bruce Road is CLOSED due to the car parks being full. Please use our Snow Shuttle.

More information

The sun is up and we are stoked!!! The next few days are looking epic so come on up and join us! * All lifts at Whakapapa are OPEN!!

* Come and check out the Schuss Haus Corona Bar on Hut Flat. Open from 11am - 5pm. * Our Snow Shuttle will be operating from the Station Café in National Park Village & the Bus Park in Whakapapa Village (below the Tussock Bar) Buses are FREE for anyone that shows a Lift Pass, Sightseeing Pass or an all day Sledding Pass upon the return trip. Otherwise tickets will be available at the ticket booths at the base area. Go to www.mtruapehu.com/winter/shuttles for more information. *Night Skiing will operate every good Friday & Saturday night from 5pm - 9pm. A decision will be made on the day at 1.30pm which we will update here.

The North Island intermediate champs are on again today as scheduled.

Facilities Operating
All lifts OPEN
  • Happy Valley Beginners Open
  • Rangatira Express Open
  • Waterfall Express Chair Open
  • Delta Chair Open
  • Valley T-Bar Open
  • Knoll Ridge T-Bar Open
  • West Ridge Chair Open
  • Far West T-Bar Open
  • Terrain Park Open
Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindNW - Light
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature5°C

Upper Mountain

  • WindNW - Light
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature2°C

It is a fine & clear bluebird day here at Whakapapa!!

Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Machine groomed on trail, variable off trail. The firmer snow off trail will release later in the morning for some wicked riding conditions! There is fresh snowmaking on the Waterfall Express and lower mountain!!

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