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Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park

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There's room for everyone at Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand's largest ski area. Beginners have the run of their own valley, complete with a cafe, rental complex, and ski school meeting area--this gives you the chance to learn without faster, more confident skiers distracting you. Experienced snow-lovers will also find plenty here: with 30 intermediate trails and 24 black-diamond runs, the complex provides a challenge for all visitors, regardless of skill level. A wealth of accommodations and activities, surrounded by dramatic mountainous landscape, make this a great place to stay even when taking a day off from the slopes. Arrange to visit Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu and other attractions in Tongariro National Park using our Tongariro National Park trip planner.
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  • Sky Lift price, service, and quality was rubbish. Monopoly does not mean you need to screw everyone bringing their family for a fun day. 
    Sky Lift price, service, and quality was rubbish. Monopoly does not mean you need to screw everyone bringing their family for a fun day.  more »
  • The non-man-made part was stunning but the rest was left wanting. The staff are super lovely however we paid $135.00 to have a single trip up and down the gondola so our teens could play in a very... 
    The non-man-made part was stunning but the rest was left wanting. The staff are super lovely however we paid $135.00 to have a single trip up and down the gondola so our teens could play in a very...  more »
  • I know its not their fault with the weather so it would be unfair to give a 5 star rating when theres simply not enough open and it gets a bit crowded in what is. The cafes at the base felt... 
    I know its not their fault with the weather so it would be unfair to give a 5 star rating when theres simply not enough open and it gets a bit crowded in what is. The cafes at the base felt...  more »

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