Ski and Winter Gear Rental Shops and Services

Taupo Ski and Snowboard Shops

Ski and Snowboard gear rentals


Pointons Ski Shop – one of New Zealand’s longest standing Taupo ski shops, specialising in the sales and service of snow skis and snowboards. Professional boot fitting service, full stock of rental equipment, apparel and accessories. Pointon’s also carry a large range of streetwear clothing with labels such as DC, Element and Nixon.57 Tongariro St Taupo. Ph. 07 377 0087.

Gordon’s Outdoor Equipment – specialising in providing you with skiing, snowboarding and outdoor lifestyle equipment. Full Montana workshop with Crystal Glide, full custom boot fitting service including a new Fischer vacuum fit machine and Sidas custom footbeds. Full stock of rental equipment, apparel and accessories. Great Icebreaker range. 5-7 Tamamutu St, Taupo. Ph. 07 377 4343.

Outdoor Attitude – a specialist camping store for all your recreation needs, including winter mountaineering equipment. Brands include The North Face, Columbia, Marmot, Coleman Camping, Deuter, One Planet, Aarn, and New Zealand’s own Earth Sea Sky. 43 Horomatangi Street, Taupo. Ph. 07 378 6628.

Urban Edge – specialising in snowboard hardware, clothing, accessories and streetwear from around the globe. Includes a snowboard boot fitting service. 27 Heu Heu Street, Taupo. Ph. 07 378 7400.

Hikoi – outdoor footwear and apparel, including mountain wear. Brands include Merrell, Teva, Keen, Timberland, UGG, Ahnu, Chalky Digits, Patagonia, Gondwana, Vigilante, Smartwool and Marmot. Hikoi also have a great website for online ordering. 44 Heu Heu Street, Taupo. Ph. 07 378 8311.

Kathmandu – outdoor and travel clothing and equipment. The range includes technical wear, down jackets, thermals, fleece and casualwear. 18 Horomatangi Street, Taupo.

Turangi Ski and Snowboard Shops

Turangi Ski Shop – ski, snowboard, clothing and accessories rental plus a workshop. Lift passes also available and a shuttle service to the mountain leaves from outside the shop. 25 Turanga Place, Turangi. Ph. 07 386 8658.

Tokaanu Ski and Snowboard Hire – ski and snowboard rental and workshop. Also sell accessories, lift passes and some hardware retail. 357 Puanga Street, Tokaanu. Ph. 07 386 7961.

Adventure HQ – ski and snowboard rental plus workshop service. Snow clothing and accessories sales. State Highway 47, Tongariro. Ph. 07 386 0969.

National Park Village Ski and Snowboard Shops 

A MUST HAVE on the mountain!


Snowzone @ Roy Turner’s Ski and Board Shop – ski and snowboard rental plus hardware, snow clothing and accessories sales. Boot fitting service. Brands include Rossignol, Line, Armada, Gnu, Roxy, Libtech, Quiksilver, Surfanic, Groovstar and Spyder. 25 – 27 Buddo St, National Park. Ph. 0800 SNOWZONE.National Park Village Ski and Snowboard Shops

Ski Biz – ski, snowboard, clothing and accessories rental. Workshop, lift pass and accessories sales. 10 Carroll St, National Park. Ph. 07 892 2717.

Howard’s Mountain Lodge – ski, snowboard, clothing and accessories rental. Howard’s Lodge also has a range of accommodation available to suit all budgets, and can cater for large groups. Transport available. 43 Carroll St, National Park. Ph. 07 892 2827.

Eivins Ski and Board Rental – ski, snowboard, clothing and accessories rental. Workshop service. Midweek specials. SH 4, National Park. Ph. 07 892 2843.

Whakapapa Village Ski and Snowboard Shops 

Edge to Edge – executive ski and board rental specialists. Beginner packages available. Winter mountaineering equipment also available for hire. Located inside the Skotel Alpine Resort at the top of Ngauruhoe Place, Whakapapa Village. Ph. 0800 800 SKI.

Ohakune Ski and Snowboard Shops

TCB Ski, Board and Bike – Ski and board retail, rental and workshop. Qualified boot fitters and specialist boot lab. Bikes also available for hire. 27 Ayr Street, Ohakune. Ph. 06 385 8433.

SLR/Vertigo Climbing – rental and tuning specialists with a rental fleet of over 1200 skis and boards, 1400 pairs of boots and hundreds of pants and jackets. SLR also has a 10m high indoor climbing wall. Ohakune Shopping Centre, Goldfinch St, Ohakune. Ph. 06 385 8018.

Snow Centre – complete range of ski and snowboard hardware, clothing and accessories for sale, plus a full stocked rental outlet, boot fitting service and workshop. 194 Mangawhero Terrace, Ohakune, next to the Powderhorn. Ph. 06 385 9100.

The Ski Shed – latest rental equipment, rental clothing and accessories. Workshop service, lift passes for sale.71 Clyde Street, Ohakune. Ph. 06 385 9173.

Junction Ski and Board Shop – renowned for their vast selection of top brands and specialist advice. Ski, snowboard, clothing and accessories sales plus a fully stocked rental service. Workshop service available. 28 Thames Street, Ohakune. Ph. 06 385 8361.

Ski and Snowboard Station – ski, snowboard, backcountry equipment and clothing rental plus workshop service. Brands include Atomic, Salomon and Black Diamond. Bikes also available for hire. 60 Thames Street, Ohakune, Ph. 06 385 8797.

  • Pointons Ski Shop and Rentals

    Before you hit the slopes of New Zealand, make sure you head into Taupo’s premier ski and snowboard shop for all your snowboarding and skiing hire, products, advice and more!

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Ski & Snowboarding Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Outdoor Attitude

    We are one stop shop for all your outdoor recreation and travel needs, if your backpacking or in a camper van, going on your first ski trip or looking at getting into the mountains we have it all.

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Fashion & Clothing Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Mt Ruapehu Snow HQ

    Skip the queues and purchase your lift passes in town before you head to the mountain.

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Ski & Snowboarding Ski & Snowboard
  • Kathmandu

    Kathmandu has an extensive product range covering outdoor and travel clothing and equipment.

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Fashion & Clothing Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Adventure HQ Mt Ruapehu Snow Shuttle

    New to Mt Ruapehu? or seasoned veteran? Looking for a no fuss, hassle free option for getting to the mountain? Skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing or sightseeing? Travel with Taupo's most experienced transport provider

    • Price $39 - $39
    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Bus/Coach Transport Ski & Snowboarding Transport, Shuttle & Tours Ski & Snowboard
  • Turangi Ski

    Sue and Wendy welcome you to Turangi Ski. We hire snow sport equipment and accessories.

    • Price From $34
    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Gordon's Outdoor Equipment Taupo

    Gordon's Outdoor Equipment specialise in providing you with all the quality equipment you need for your outdoor adventure.

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Tokaanu Ski and Board

    Tokaanu Ski and Board (based in Turangi) is your #1 destination for skiing, snowboarding and snowplay equipment. Wanting to have a epic time up the mountain? We have ALL the gear you need to get your snow adventure sorted! Visit us today!

    • Price $30 - $50
    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Ski & Snowboarding Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Hikoi Taupo Ltd

    Welcome to Hikoi. Our goal is to provide our customers with the best quality most fashionable outdoor product (footwear and apparel) on the market.

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Fashion & Clothing Sports & Outdoors Ski & Snowboard
  • Mt Ruapehu Snow Depot

    Skip the queues and purchase your lift passes in town before you head to the mountain.

    • Location Taupo
    • Activity Ski & Snowboarding Ski & Snowboard
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