Whakapapa ski field
20 minutes from Adventure Lodge & Motel
Whakapapa is New Zealand's largest, most developed ski area, and home to New Zealand's longest gondola, the Sky Waka.
Whakapapa is 550 hectares of incredible terrain with a great mix of ski trails to cater for everything from beginners to advanced. The beginner facility Happy Valley is the perfect place to learn to ski or snowboard for the whole family, and has a ski and ride school, a rental outlet, 5 lifts and its own cafe.
Turoa ski field Mt Ruapehu
55 minutes from Adventure Lodge & Motel
Turoa offers an unparalleled winter experience for all. The high altitude and south west facing slopes, means plenty of dry winter snow from July until September, and perfect corn snow in October, for awesome skiing and boarding.
Drop-off and pick up from Adventure Lodge can be arranged $25 each person or $75 per family (Whakapapa Ski field)- with prior notice. Turoa on arrangement with management.