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Whakapapa Ski & Snowboard Shuttles - Mt Ruapehu with Adventure HQ

Begin your adventure to the snow this winter with daily shuttles to Mt Ruapehu’s Whakapapa Ski Area. Daily from Taupo and Turangi.

Leave your car and worries behind and instead sit back and enjoy the scenic lakeside route while Adventure HQ take care of the transport.

Return Snow Suttle - Taupo or Turangi

With our premium, door to door service, we will pick you up from your accommodation (Taupo/Turangi town area), transfer to the base of the ski area, point you in the right direction, collect you at the end of the day and take you back home. Take a ride on the Sky Waka Gondola, snow play and grab some lunch from NZ’s highest restaurant - Knoll Ridge.

Note - Costs are for the return shuttle ONLY. It does not include any gondola or toboggan passes or food. Refer to for these prices - see link below.

Departs Taupo at 8am / Turangi 8.45am. Please be ready to leave 10 min prior to departure time.

Adult $59 per person / Child (0 - 16yrs) $49 per person

Family Pass (2 Adults 2 children) $180 - this rate is only available via our website

We must have a minimum of 4 pax to run this shuttle

If you have toddlers/small children you must provide an approved car seat for the shuttle.

Departs Whakapapa to return to Taupo / Turangi at 3.00 pm.

Check out daily reports for important updates on our shuttle services and weather conditions.

Purchase Mt Ruapehu lift tickets online and/or collect them at customer services in Turangi i-SITE or at Whakapapa Ski Area.

We can provide information on where to go for all levels of skiing ability. Locally owned and operated - we know where the best runs are! We have over 35 years of working and enjoying our mountains as a guide, ski patroller and as part of alpine rescue.

+64 21 763 100
0800 247 800
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