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  • Pure Turoa

    Skifield Closed Opens 28 June 2024 Road Open / 2WD Take care Lifts All closed Getting ready for winter Snow 0cm last 24h 0cm snow base Weather 0°C / 11.5 wind km/h Fresh snow up top, rain down at base Carparks All open Watch for maintenance 39.30456°S 175.52731°E AUTHENTIC ALPINE ADVENTURE 2024 PASSES On Sale Now Buy Now... Tūroa 2024 Please sign-up here to be the first to know about our deals and announcements! Read our latest news here... SKI & RIDE TŪROA MT. RuAPEHU, NEW ZEALAND Tūroa Ski Field, nestled in the heart of the North Island's rugged terrain in New Zealand, stands as a beacon for winter sports enthusiasts seeking adventure, excitement, and natural beauty. With its commanding presence as New Zealand's highest lifted point, Tūroa offers an unparalleled skiing and snowboarding experience. Mighty in stature, wide-open in feel. Featuring New Zealand’s highest lifted point and biggest vertical descent. Tūroa loyalists rejoice in a landscape that resembles frozen waves, lasting well into the Spring. Tūroa’s slopestyle parks offer world class terrain and features, with a clear path of progression. Awesome photography & video kindly provided by Oliver Smith and Nick Love / Terrain is formed by solidified lava, with snow settling from June through to October, filling in natural gullies and rocky crevasses. Long, gentle slopes, and premier beginner facilities entice first timers to the maunga (mountain), affording them space to get the hang of turning and stopping at their own pace. More advanced skiers and riders rejoice in accessible free ride terrain, with natural bowls, and wind lips, with a vast number of cliffs and shoots. ​ What sets Tūroa apart is its unique conditions and natural beauty. Skiers and snowboarders can carve their way through the clouds, past remnants of old crater rims, and over ancient lava flows, creating memories that last a lifetime. The ski field's location atop the North Island's peak exposes it to the elements, adding a sense of drama and magic to the slopes. From crisp, bluebird days to soft "spring corn," Tūroa offers an array of conditions to suit every preference. Trail Map Terrain Beginner 20% / Intermediate 50% / Advanced 25% 2,322 metres The base elevation of Tūroa is around 1,600 metres (5,250 feet). The highest lift reaches approximately 2,322 metres (7,620 feet) above sea level offering unparalleled views of the surrounding landscape. 500 hectares Spread across 500 hectares of pristine volcanic terrain, Tūroa ski area boasts a diverse landscape that caters to all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned veterans. 722 metres Riders are treated to a breathtaking vertical descent of 722 meters, providing thrilling runs and unforgettable vistas. June to October Tūroa typically receives significant snowfall during the winter season, which generally runs from June to October. The precise amount of snowfall can vary from year to year but often achieves a base of 2.5m plus. About THE MISSION Our mission is to ensure a culturally aligned, environmentally sustainable and commercially viable Tūroa for years to come. In collaboration with iwi and our local community, we aspire to take Tūroa to a new level of experience for all. We have immense respect for the maunga and the Tongariro National Park and how important it is to all New Zealanders. The goal is to preserve economic prosperity for our local communities, provide new jobs, develop year-round opportunities and continue to open pathways for our tamariki through their school years and into snow sports and alpine tourism careers .

  • Status | Pure Turoa

    TŪROA STATUS Skifield Closed Opens 28 June 2024 Lifts All closed Getting ready for winter Weather 0°C / 11.5 wind km/h Fresh snow up top, rain down at base Road Open / 2WD Take care Snow 0cm last 24h 0cm snow base Carparks All open Watch for maintenance

  • Platinum Pass | Pure Turoa

    Platinum PASS Season Pass add-on and includes 15% off private lessons for the named pass holders. Buy Now NEW FOR 2024 - 2 DRIVERS PER PASS As add-on to your Season Pass and gives you 15% off private lessons for the named pass holders! Tired of those chaotic mornings where finding a parking spot feels like a treasure hunt? Say goodbye to the unnecessary stress and secure yourself a spot hassle-free! With a Platinum Pass, you can breeze into the top carpark like a boss. ​ Anytime Platinum Pass With this pass, you hold the power to park whenever you please, any day of the week. No more circling the lot endlessly or settling for spots miles away. Snag yours now and reclaim your mornings! ​ Weekday Platinum Pass Tailor-made for those Monday to Friday hustlers, whipping up a few runs between meetings or split shifts. Make the most of the time you have by parking right at the front, every time. ​ ​ Oh, and here's the kicker – each pass covers not just one, but two designated drivers, just name your second driver at time of purchase. That's one spot per day, but the flexibility to use it between two people, perfect for couples who split trips. Terms & Conditions

  • Rentals | Pure Turoa

    Rental Equipment Simplify your getaway with our hassle-free rental equipment service. Simplify your getaway with our hassle-free rental equipment service. We have everything you need to hit the slopes for a day skiing, snowboarding or sledding, and anything we don’t have to rent, such as gloves or goggles, can be found at one of our two retail stores. ​ Renting from us on the hill means you don’t have to worry about getting your equipment in the car and we also have a package including rentals, lift pass and lessons if its your first or second time to the snow. ​ First time coming to the snow? We have a complete package that is perfect for first-timers/ beginners. This includes Beginner day pass, rentals and a lesson. Book online from June Terms & Conditions

  • Contact | Pure Turoa

    Let's TALK Please get in touch. We're happy to help with any questions relating to our plans where we can share information at this stage. Thanks for your interest. For media enquiries please contact: For guest services please contact: +64 6 888 6004

  • Private Lessons | Pure Turoa

    Private Lessons Seeking a touch of luxury? Explore Private Lesson options to book your own private instructor for 2 - 6 hours. Enjoy the privilege of lift line priority to bypass queues and make the most of your day. Prices are for 1 participant, you can include additional friends and family for $100 each (up to a maximum of 6 total), provided they're at a similar skill level. Private lessons start on the hour daily from 9am. ​ 2 hour private $299 Half day private $399 Full day private $699 Available to purchase in June 2024. Terms & Conditions

  • Day Passes | Pure Turoa

    Day PASSES All you need to know about Day Passes at Tūroa. Weekend passes BUY NOW Avoid the lines and purchase online today. We have Full Mountain Passes and Passes for the beginners area (Alpine Meadow). $149 ADULT ALL MOUNTAIN $89 YOUTH (6-16) ALL MOUNTAIN $89 ADULT BEGINNER AREA $59 YOUTH (6-16) BEGINNER AREA Weekday passes BUY NOW Less lines more runs. We have Full Mountain Passes and Passes for the beginners area (Alpine Meadow).​ Each pass gives you one days access to the lifts. $99 ADULT ALL MOUNTAIN $69 YOUTH (6-16) ALL MOUNTAIN $79 ADULT BEGINNER AREA $49 YOUTH (6-16) BEGINNER AREA Trail Map

  • School Groups | Pure Turoa

    School Groups Enhance your school's curriculum with a skiing or snowboarding excursion at Tūroa. Our school group packages offer a balance of fun and learning, with the excitement of getting on snow and the abundance of cultural and geological history at Tūroa making it the perfect place to get out of the class room for the day, or even the week. We can help to make the experience as easy as possible as there's a lot to consider when coming to visit. For more information including bookings and pricing please enquire here. Terms & Conditions Bookings Enquiry Please fill out the form and we'll get back to you asap.

  • Programmes | Pure Turoa

    Snow School Programmes SHOP NOW Tūroa Academy Buy Now $999 per person Get ready to elevate your winter sports game with our alternate weekend 10-day Ski or Snowboard Programme... Designed for young athletes aged 6-16 who are independent, dedicated, and ready to tackle the slopes at intermediate and advanced levels, this program promises a full season experience of learning, making friends and having fun. Focused on making the most of Tūroa and the amazing free ride terrain, this programme will focus on safety, park skills, scoping free-riding terrain, and advancing technical abilities, with a view to preparing participants for future events and competitions. ​ Lunch is included for the days on snow and if the maunga is closed, down activities are provided. Choose a start date of July 20th or 27th, or both. Lunch is included for days on the hill and if the mountain is closed downtown activities are provided. Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today. Don't miss out on the chance to join a community of passionate young athletes and take your skiing or snowboarding to new heights! Terms & Conditions Tūroa Little Rippers Buy Now $385 per person Live locally? Get stoked because Tūroa Little Rippers is here! ​ Join us every Sunday afternoon at 1pm from July 28th for a 3-hour programme. For skiers 5+ and Snowboarders 7+, we've got you covered, no matter your skill level. ​ Snow or sunshine, we're out there making moves, so get ready to see some serious progress over the 8 weeks. Commit to progress, friends & fun this winter and join the Tūroa Little Rippers crew for an awesome time on the mountain! Terms & Conditions Mountain Maidens: Women's Ski Retreat Buy Now $799 per person 3 day programme: Saturday - Monday starting 10th August or 21st September. ​ Join us for an unforgettable journey of learning, laughter, and unforgettable experiences. Our Women's Ski and Snowboard Weekend is more than just a getaway – it's an opportunity to connect with nature, challenge yourself, and take back some time for you. ​ Kick off each day with expert-led ski or snowboard lessons tailored specifically for women. Our professional instructors will guide you through the fundamentals, helping you build confidence and skills on the snow. Following the morning session, indulge in a delicious lunch served in our upstairs bar, accompanied by a hot beverage, this is included for all 3 days. Spend the afternoon practising what you’ve learned, with priority access to the lifts exclusively for Mountain Maidens you can really maximise your time on the maunga. ​ It wouldn’t be a true retreat without that ahhhhhh relax moment, or a weekend at the mountain without apres, so, we’ve got those covered. Mountain Maidens will enjoy a blissful one hour yoga session and snacks and refreshments one evening to swap stories of the weekend's adventures. ​ Available for intermediate to advanced skis and riders only. Available May 15th Terms & Conditions

  • Season Passes | Pure Turoa

    Season PASSES All you need to know about Season Passes at Tūroa. Buy Now Bring-a-Buddy-Wednesdays! Bring a buddy for free on Wednesdays. Valid on all purchased Season Passes. Excludes school holidays. Pre-Season Pass Deals Three pre-season price drops will be released with limited availability. Once these passes sell out, the next pricing tier will take effect until June 30th, when the full-price pass will be in effect. Don't miss out on the best rates! SOLD OUT Launch offer Only 1,500 available Our BEST priced season pass won't last long. All mountain access, Monday - Sunday. $649 adult $333 youth/senior Buy Now First Release Only 2,500 available Still time to save! All mountain access, Monday - Sunday. $799 adult $349 youth/senior COMING NEXT Second Release Available until June 30th Last chance to claim a pre-season saving. All mountain access, Monday - Sunday. $999 adult $399 youth/senior Weekday Season Pass Less lines, more runs! All mountain access, Monday - Friday. RAL Life Pass Holders Offer Exclusive 3-season offer for current RAL LPH. All mountain access, Monday - Sunday, 2024 - 2026. (proof of current pass required) Service People Pass In appreciation of those working in Police, Ambulance, Fire and NZDF (proof of current employment required). Student season pass Exclusive for full time students 17+ (tertiary ID required). All mountain access, Monday - Sunday. Local Workers Season pass Exclusively for people employed within Ohakune and Raetihi. Will be available from our Pure Tūroa HQ in Ohakune or guest services on the mountain anytime during the season. For details and pricing contact season pass benefits 2 x Whakapapa day passes with each Season Pass purchased (excludes under 5s & 75+) prior to 15 May. Bring a Buddy Wednesdays - Day pass equivalent to your Season Pass. Bring your buddy into the Tūroa HQ (Ohakune) or base area guest services to redeem. Pick up is also available Tuesday afternoons. Excludes school holidays. 25% off Pure Turoa merchandise. Exclusive deals with our local businesses - details out soon. Invites to exclusive Season Pass holder events throughout the season. Access to exclusive Season Pass holder offers throughout the season. 25% off ski tuning at the Tūroa on mountain workshop. Season pass information Free of charge season passes for 5yrs and under (as of April 1st 2024) and 75yrs and over (age at time of purchase) are available online until May 15th. From May 16th come and see us at one of our offices. Under 5s passes need to be purchased alongside an adult pass for online purchase. Mid week passes are valid Monday - Friday including holidays. Season passes are sold in 4 releases. Launch price is our lowest season pass price. The price increases with each subsequent release. Full Terms & Conditions

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