This is one of the views while taking a ride on our scenic chairlift... It really is bitter-sweet evidence that winter is well and truly over and summer is upon us at Mt Ruapehu. Come see the breath taking views of our volcanic terrain for yourself. Lifts operate 9:00am to 3:30pm.
#THROWBACK to this time last year! We definitely have more snow at the top this time around, which makes us amped for winter already. In the meantime, there's plenty of adventures to be had at Mt Ruapehu. What's on your to-do list this summer?
We couldn’t be happier about today’s sunny warm weather! There are a variety of short walks waiting for you to explore.... Skyline, a breath taking hike that takes in the unlimited views of Ngauruhoe aka Mt Doom, Tongariro, Lake Taupo and beyond is described as the best short walk in Tongariro National Park. See you soon!
Happy Friday, folks! Our scenic chairlift rides are open today from 9am. Why not take a scenic ride on two chairlifts to the Knoll Ridge - New Zealand’s highest café or check out our sledding area?
It's safe to say summer is finally upon us! The sun is out for the first day of summer and will stick around for the upcoming weekend. Come absorb the unlimited vista, hike the unique volcanic trails or learn about the history and stories of the maunga.
Throwback to mid-week sunshine! L-R: Lynda, Tony and Tami Manning enjoying the scenic chairlift ride from NZ's highest cafe.
Situated at 2020m above sea level, Knoll Ridge Café has been named one of the world's best designed cafes! Here you will find great coffee, tasty treats and incredible views overlooking the Pinnacles and out over the Central Plateau. With a large outdoor deck, it truly is the place to be. Enjoy morning tea, lunch or an afternoon platter and glass of wine in NZ’s highest café. Open right through summer.
Vertical Retail Store at Turoa Ski area is looking for a Team Leader to oversee the daily operations and team members. Previous experience in retail operations and leading at team is essential. If you love winter this may be the ultimate job for you! This is a 6 month permanent seasonal role.
APPLY NOW at www.mtruapehu.com/jobs
Applications close 4 December 2016
Whakapapa Unlimited offers sightseeing year-round and spectacular volcanic walks from late October to May. There's so much to discover including cinematic history when you immerse yourself in the moody scenery at Meads Wall, where several scenes from The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers were filmed. See you soon!