Ski Lessons & Facilities

Group and private ski and snowboard lessons are available at Tukino ski field. These can be booked at the ticket office.

Good for beginners or those needing a refresher

Ski Lessons

Group lessons - 1 hour

  • Adult  $35
  • Student  $30
  • Child  $25

Private lessons $60

Instruction available - book your lesson at the ticket office or give Tukino a call on 06 387 6294 for more information.

Other facilities

The Little Mountain Café offers coffee and snacks and there is a Ski Patrol patrolling the area daily.

A new Ski Rental, located next to the ticket office, is available on the mountain at Tukino. A range of skis, boots and poles is available to fit from ages 5+ (height dependant). Unfortunately there are no snowboards available for hire at Tukino, nor is clothing available to hire, so it is important that you dress yourself appropriately for the Mount Ruapehu weather conditions.

It is recommended that you pre-book your rental equipment using the Rental Booking Form to save time when you arrive at Tukino. That way your skis will be ready for you when you arrive.

Rental Equipment Prices (per day)

  • Poles   $5
  • Boots  $10
  • Skis    $15
  • Glove Protectors  $10

Packages (Skis, Boots, Poles)

  • Complete package  $30 per day
  • Multiday package   $25 per day

Ski packages do not include glove protectors. These can, however, be hired separately for $10 per day or may be purchased from the ticket office for $15.

If you have any rental queries, contact Tukino on: 06 387 6294.

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