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New Zealand's highest chairlift

Turoa Ski Area

Happily situated on the south-western slopes of Mt Ruapheu, Turoa boasts Australasia's longest vertical descent and New Zealand's highest chairlift. There truly is something for everyone here, come and see for yourself!

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Getting There



Turoa does not have any on-mountain childcare facilities, however they operate a children's snow programme for kids aged 3-12


Lessons are available for skiing or snowboarding and cater to all levels from beginners to experts, all lessons can be pre-booked through your travel specialist


125 hectares of skiable terrain including 3 terrain parks. The field is accessed by 1 five-seater chairlift, 2 quad chairlifts, 1 triple chairlifts and 3 platter lifts

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