Night Skiing Mt Ruapehu

On Friday nights and during School Holidays, you can ski under the stars at Whakapapa Ski Area on Mt Ruapehu.

The lower mountain, Happy Valley, Rock Garden and Tennants Valley, will stay open until 9pm – the perfect way to end the day.

Ski under lights, listen to live music, grab a pizza or a corona from the Schuss House and just generally soak up the great mountain atmosphere!

Night skiing at Mt Ruapehu will take place from 4pm to 9pm on Fridays and during School Holidays at Whakapapa Ski Area.

Night Skiing Passes can be purchased from Mt Ruapehu’s Taupo booking offices, i-SITE’s, select booking agents and on-mountain. Find out more about Night Ski Passes here.

Shuttle buses to the mountain for night skiing depart from Taupo and Turangi. The Friday night shuttle departs Taupo at 3pm and Turangi at 3.45pm. It arrives at Whakapapa Ski Area at 4.30pm. The shuttle departs from Whakapapa Ski Area at 8.30pm and arrives back to Turangi at 9.15pm and Taupo at 10pm.


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