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Mount Ruapehu FAQ

Mount Ruapehu - Your Questions Answered

New Snow in Mount Ruapehu

 When will it snow in Mount Ruapehu?

When is the next forecast snowfall?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm2in, expected on 26 July, with around 17cm7in forecast over the next 7 days.

Find out more :- long-range Snow Forecast

 When did it last snow in Mount Ruapehu?

How old is the snow? When was the last reported snowfall?

We do not have a current Snow Report from Mount Ruapehu but you can use the link below to view snow reports from other New Zealand Ski Resorts.

Find out more :- Snow Reports for other New Zealand Ski Resorts

Snow in Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand

 How much snow is there in Mount Ruapehu?

How deep is the snow on the ground?

We don't have current snow depths for Mount Ruapehu but you can use the link below to view snow depth at other New Zealand Ski Resorts.

Find out more :- Snow Depths for New Zealand Ski Resorts

Skiing in Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand

 How high is Mount Ruapehu?

At what altitude is the ski area and resort?

Mount Ruapehu is at 1,625m5,331ft. There are pistes / trails from 1,625m5,331ft up to 2,300m7,546ft above sea level.

Find out more :- Mount Ruapehu Facts & Figures

 Where can I stay in Mount Ruapehu?

Are there hotels, chalets or apartments to rent in Mount Ruapehu?

We don't have any accommodation in Mount Ruapehu our current database, but you can search for nearby hotels and apartments using the link below.

Find out more :- Search for Accommodation in Mount Ruapehu

 Which is the best Airport for Mount Ruapehu?

Which airports offer the shortest transfers?

The closest airport to Mount Ruapehu is Wanganui.

Find out more :- Airport Transfer Times to Mount Ruapehu

 When does Mount Ruapehu open?

When does the ski season start in Mount Ruapehu?

Mount Ruapehu usually opens Late June.

 When does Mount Ruapehu close?

When does the ski season end for Mount Ruapehu?

Mount Ruapehu usually closesEarly Nov.

Please Note

In common with all ski areas, planned opening and closing dates may be changed at any time due to the current snow and operational conditions in Mount Ruapehu. You should always check directly with the Tourist Office before making plans to travel.