The main centre of the Central North Island is Taupō, a lakeside resort offering an excellent range of accommodation, dining and activities. ...
Tūroa Ski Area offers varied terrain and features both Australasia’s longest vertical descent and New Zealand’s highest lift, the six-seater High Noon Express.
The Alpine Meadow beginners’ area is adjacent to a tobogganing area for the kids, while 12 long, groomed intermediate runs suit the upper-level learners.
A huge range of black and black diamond tracks run alongside two spectacular lift-accessed backcountry areas, so big-mountain skiers will find an ever-changing range of natural terrain features to play on. Extensive on-mountain facilities include two excellent cafés.