Ski Mount Ruapehu - Kids Programmes & Activities

Need some ideas for a winter break your family will never forget? The kids will love skiing, snowboarding and sledding at Whakapapa and Turoa!

Snow School

The snow school school holiday programmes usually involve five days of lessons. There are two different weeked programmes which involve two days of instruction every second weekend and Mountain Madness which runs every weekend for 10 weeks. Whakapapa also runs specailised Freestyle & Race Camps for teenagers wanting to up-skill.

There is a wide range of different programmes on offer throughout the Mount Ruapehu ski season, so have a read of the information on the Mount Ruapehu website to work out the best option for your family.


There's nothing quite like jumping on a toboggan and sledding down a snowy slope! You can't beat sledding for a snow activity that the whole family will love.

Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas offer fantastic sledding areas with a fleet of super-fast toboggans for hire

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