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Tukino Ski Resort Guide

Tukino, New Zealand

Tukino Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift1,890m6,201ft
Resort Height1,700m5,577ft
 Nearest AirportsTaupo and Rotorua
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A club field located off State highway 1 on Mount Ruapehu

Tukino Summary

The New Zealand ski resort of Tukino is at an altitude of 1,700m5,577ft.

Tukino has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 2 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,700m5,577ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.

Skiing in Tukino

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Tukino

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Tukino.

Tukino Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Tukino?

The next notable snow forecast for Tukino is 1cm-, expected on 25 September, with around 4cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Tukino

Ski Area Stats

Tukino Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Tukino
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Tukino Altitudes

Tukino Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Tukino
Highest Lift1,890m6,201ft
Lowest Piste1,700m5,577ft
Resort Altitude (Tukino)1,700m5,577ft

Location and Map

Where is Tukino?

Tukino is in Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand.

Map of Tukino

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How to get to Tukino

 By Air

The nearest airports to Tukino are Taupo, Rotorua and Wanganui. There are nine airports within three hours drive. Taupo is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The two ski lifts of Tukino are able to uplift 1,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Tukino Season Dates

When is Tukino open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Tukino.

Usual opening is Early July, and usual closing is Late Oct.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Tukino.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Tukino, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Tukino Tourist Office for the latest.

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