Whakapapa Ski-field and village lies within the Tongariro National Park, on the lower north-west slopes of Mt Ruapehu. Whakapapa is New Zealands largest ski area, 1050 Hectares. It is the ancestral home of Ngāti Tūwharetoa. Embrace the feeling of awe as you stand amongst the sacred mountains of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe which make up the world's first dual World Heritage area. Great access to multiple locations and backdrops.
Elements of Lord of the Rings were filmed in this area here.
- Key Features
Skifield, Snow, Mountain
- Distance from Auckland
DOC, Joel Corbie, Ngati Tuwharetoa - Bubs Smith
- Distance from Taupo