Transport and Bookings

This year Mt Ruapehu are offering a mountain shuttle bus service between Taupo, Turangi and Whakapapa Ski Area. Take the stress out of your trip to the snow by hopping on this comfortable coach service.

Mountain Shuttle services to Whakapapa Ski Area

Take the hassle out of your trip to the snow by taking the Mt Ruapehu Snow Shuttle. Book your seat by contacting the Taupo Snow Depot

Taupo to Whakapapa Ski Area Return

Cost - $39 Adult, $29 Youth, Free for Infants (0 to 4-years-old),

Departure - 7.30am from Taupo Snow Depot, arrives at Whakapapa Ski Area at 9am.

Return - Departs Whakapapa Ski Area at 4.30pm, arrives in Taupo at 6pm.

Friday Night Ski Shuttle departs Taupo at 3pm (arrives at Whakapapa Ski Area at 4.30pm), and leaves at 8.30pm (arrives at Taupo at 10pm).

Turangi to Whakapapa Ski Area Return

Cost - $29 Adult, $19 Youth/Child, Free for Infants (0 to 4-years-old).

Departure - 8.15am from Turangi iSITE, arrives at Whakapapa Ski Area at 9am.

Return - Departs Whakapapa Ski Area at 4.30pm, arrives in Turangi at 5.15pm.

Friday Night Ski Shuttle departs Turangi at 3.45pm (arrives at Whakapapa Ski Area at 4.30pm), and leaves at 8.30pm (arrives in Turangi at 9.15pm).