Turoa Ski Area
Crater Lake Guided Walk
The Red Crater of Mt Tongariro (1968m) last erupted in 1926. This ancient but still active volcano has coloured lakes dotting its...
Much younger than the other two volcanoes, it is estimated that Ngauruhoe (2287m) formed in the last 2500 years. In contrast to the...
Lorenz Bar & Cafe
Lorenz offers an unassuming standard of grub.
Lonely Planet review
Ruapehu’s Turoa Ski Area offers skiing to suit all levels: around 400 hectares of field each, both taking you up to a maximum altitude of around 2300m. Beginners are well catered for, with gear hire, ski school, good learner areas and some nice easy runs. During the ski season you can tune into SKI FM 93.4, Aerial FM 96.6 or Peak FM 95.8 for updates on the slopes, or ring the Snowphone .