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WAOKU LODGE
5 star apartment style luxury




Whale Bay, Raglan, New Zealand


Waoku Lodge, luxury apartments set in native bush, overlooking the Tasman Sea at Whale Bay, Raglan, New Zealand.

Opened in 2008, Waoku Lodge offers the only five-star accommodation in Raglan with four exclusive, self-contained luxury apartments at Whale Bay, Raglan.

Discover the indulgent luxury, fine food and wines accompanied by panoramic views, comfort and relaxation of Waoku Lodge...........



Your hosts: Sharon & Rob (Whale Bay, Raglan, NZ)
Phone: 64 (0)7 825 7072

Waoku Lodge : luxury accommodation, Raglan, New Zealand





Welcome to Beachside Resort Whitianga, , Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula - New Zealand. Offering you quality beachside accommodation and a modern conference venue.

Nestled on the western shore of the beautiful Mercury Bay and only a stones throw from the golden sands of Buffalo Beach, in the heart of popular Whitianga, you will find the relaxed luxury of the Coromandel.

Consisting of 20 new contemporary one bedroom 'motel style' self-contained apartments, most with water views of the bay.

Your host: Bruce Cairns
18 Eyre Street, Whitianga, NZ
Phone: 07 867 1356

Beachside Resort Motel





Coromandel Motels & Holiday Park
A place where you can really relax and feel right at home! We have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and requirements. Options include a 2 bedroom self-contained cottage, 5 self-contained motel units, 9 standard cabins, 26 powered sites and 40 unpowered tent sites. Check out our Bookings page
www.coromandelholidaypark.co.nz




Grape Escape Wine Tours
We specialise in wine tours of Hawke's Bay New Zealand as well as tours of the other regions of New Zealand, Martinborough, Marlborough and Central Otago. Our tours range from half and full day small group wine tours of Hawke's Bay to personalised luxury tours of the region. The tours also venture south taking in some of the most fantastic scenery New Zealand has to offer. We can personally escort you around the regions of New Zealand or we will arrange for a guide to meet you in the wine region of your choice. Choose from a range of tour options or design a tour to suit your needs.
www.grapeescapenz.co.nz




The Atrium Holiday Apartments
The Atrium holiday apartments offer tourists to New Zealand, and visitors to Mount Maunganui the opportunity of a great holiday destination and affordable luxury accommodation. With stunning views of the main beach areas and the harbour, The Atrium truly offers you a secure place to relax and enjoy your holiday. The Atrium is right in the heart of New Zealand's premier swimming and surfing beaches and is a very popular tourist destination in New Zealand.
The Atrium Holiday Apartments, Mount Maunganui NZ Website





Hamilton to Auckland


Ngaruawahia Golf Course
Ngaruawahia Golf Course sits on the banks of the mighty Waikato River an easy 15 minutes drive north of Hamilton and an hour's drive south of central Auckland along State Highway 1. This very popular course is rated one of the top courses in the region offering a test of golf for all playing levels. Lush contoured fairways and well manicured greens are countered by length, strategically positioned tree and sand traps as well as difficult prevailing winds.


Huntly Information
Our own Kauri Trees! Rare in the Waikato! Enjoy our own area of Native Bush, including Kauri Trees, (6-800 years old) Glimpses and the sounds of our native birds, streams and waterfalls, all this and more, just 2 k's south of Huntly on the west bank of the Waikato River (Parker Rd, of Hakarimata Rd, continuation of River Riew Rd) I can recommend this Walkway! Recently walked the first part and was very impressed! Plenty of Kauri Trees, and other natives, plenty of wooden steps, also places to sit and rest! Start and finish are a bit steep, but the 2 hour work is extremely worth while.


Massey Park Aquatic Centre
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the real world and come to Massey Park Aquatic Centre for some great family fun. You don’t have to worry about the weather all summer long. If it is raining and cold, the indoor pools can warm you up, if it is hot and sunny you can get the best of both worlds using both indoor and outdoor facilities. Massey Park Aquatic Centre is available seven days a week for fitness, relaxation and lots of family fun.


Rainbows End
New Zealand's premier theme park. Great all day fun for the whole family with rides, food and interactice activities.


Kelly Tarltons Antartic Encounter & Underwater World
In a subterranean world penguins parade in a wonderland of ice and snow, while sharks, giant eels, stingrays and scores of shimmering fish swim the ocean like depths of Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World.


Museum of Transport and Technology
MOTAT opened in 1964 and since then has been explored and enjoyed by millions of local, national and international visitors. MOTAT is an interactive museum with a focus on creating a fun, visually stimulating environment for its visitors. The Museum is built on a site that once pumped water drawn from Western Springs Lake to early Auckland homes and businesses. The Pumphouse, with its magnificent Beam Engine has had extensive conservation to ensure its significance in Auckland's history is preserved.


Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland War Memorial Museum tells the story of New Zealand, from our unique flora and fauna and our history at war, to our priceless collection of Maori and Pacific treasures. The Museum’s galleries showcase the natural, cultural, and social history of New Zealand. For kids, two award-winning Discovery Centres provide hands-on fun and exploration of the natural world and human culture. Housed in one of the nation's finest heritage buildings and with spectacular views of Auckland City and the harbour, Auckland Museum is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.


Victoria Park Market
Take some time out to have a meal in one of three licensed restaurants, visit our food court which offers delicacies from around the world, enjoy the cultural richness of a shopping centre which enjoys support from the range of peoples who live in our city or learn about the history of the site upon which the shopping centre has been developed. Live entertainment is often provided to make your experience even more enjoyable.


Sky Tower
At 328 metres Sky Tower is the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere, offering breath-taking views for more than 80 kilometers in every direction. Welcome to Sky Tower, one of New Zealand's most exhilarating and spectacular tourist attractions. There's always something happening at Sky Tower including a range of unique adventure activities.


Sky City Casino Auckland
SKYCITY casinos are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for non-stop fun and excitement. Take a chance on one of over 1600 gaming machines with thousands of chances to win. With over 100 tables you'll find all the world's favourite table games including blackjack and roulette.


Skyjump
Jumpstart your Kiwi adventure by leaping from Auckland's spectacular Sky Tower – the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere! Fall at approx 75kph for around 16 seconds before slowing in the last few metres to land gently. Ground rush is unbeatable. Unlike bungy - there is no hanging upside down or bouncing around...You simply fall fast & smooth.... for 192m!


Auckland Zoo
Conservation, education, recreation and research are the four main objectives of a good modern zoo. While it is important to think globally and act locally, it is also important for zoos where possible, to actively support 'in-situ', conservation programmes in the wild. Auckland Zoo's Conservation Fund (established in 2000), finances specific projects, donates equipment, offers advice on animal care and where possible may provide professional assistance through the short term placement of keepers.


Devonport Auckland
Views, painted mushrooms, the musical bunker. This is the hiil immediately behind the shopping centre. Walking to the top takes approx 10 - 20 minutes depending on the path and fitness. It is possible to drive to the top. Spectacular views of North Shore city, the gulf and Auckland City. Also remnants of the Kawerau tribe fortifications.


The Waitakere Tramline Society
Welcome aboard the Dam Tram! During the journey, we pass through two tunnels, over bridges and viaducts, view a fascinating Glowworm display and see cave Weta's. All while travelling through beautiful native bush, to Picnic Flats. After Picnic Flats and exiting a second tunnel the Train rounds a bend and through the native bush you have a magnificent view of the Waitakere Falls with the dam on top. When we stop at the end of the line you have the opportunity to walk up the steps and onto the top of the dam. We'd love to see you on the Dam Tram!






Hamilton to Coromandel Peninsula



Te Aroha Mineral Pools
Welcome to New Zealand's original thermal mineral pools and the world's only naturally flowing hot Soda Spa pools. Situated on the foothills of the magnificent Mount Te Aroha and nestled among vibrant ferns and spectacular native bush in a charming Edwardian style Domain, the pools have long been revered for their relaxing nature and soothing properties.


Ignite The Passion
Ignite the Passion offers you high quality and affordable adult toys and sexy lingerie. We are proud to be a non pornographic website that concentrates of elegance and sophistication. Thousands of products to choose from. Everything you need to Ignite The Passion in your life.


Te Aroha and Waiorongomai Walks
The Te Aroha area has an extensive network of well maintained walking tracks with tracks to suit all fitness levels and abilities. The tracks vary in length and time from 20 minutes to 4 hours. Many of the tracks take in areas of historical significance such as the Waiorongomai Valley - site of old mining claims and operations - abandoned Tui mine - mine workings.


Waiau Waterworks
Fun! Funny! Come and enjoy our garden of light-hearted entertainment, where whimsical wonders are worked by water! A totally unique experience where you can delight in playing with our interactive contraptions, mostly made from commonplace bits and pieces. Try pumping water by bike power, listen to a water powered music box, and figure out how things like the giant water-powered clock works! Or just stroll around and take pleasure in Kay’s wonderful and often subtly humorous sculptures, and the peace and tranquility. There’s even a playground for kids up to the age of eighty and swimming holes in the river, all in a setting of gardens and lawns, trees, ponds and streams.


Driving Creek Railway and Potteries
New Zealand's only narrow-gauge mountain railway along with a working pottery and wild life sanctuary. Barry Brickell, owner, developer, conservationist, engineer and artist driving his railcar called "Possum" on the unique double-deck viaduct. The 1 hour return trip on our innovatively designed trains takes you through replanted native kauri forest and includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as it climbs up to the mountain-top terminus. Called the Eyefull Tower, this handsome new building offers great panoramic views out over the island-studded Hauraki Gulf with the forested valley and mountains behind.


The Banana Boat
Have wild fun this Summer - No experience necessary - All safety equipment provided - We go as fast or as slow as you like. All Summer we create a carnival atmosphere with beach vollyball, music, soccer, pois - A placxe to hang out and watch the passing parade.


Cathedral Cove Kayaks
Cathedral Cove Kayaks operates guided sea kayak tours in and around the stunning Cathedral Cove marine reserve, on the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. Our kayak tours are run from Hahei, (35mins from Whitianga, 10 mins from Hot Water beach) for simply some of the best sea kayaking on the planet. With 8 years commercial sea kayaking experience, your safety and enjoyment are our priority. We are the only full members of the sea kayak operators association of New Zealand on the Coromandel Peninsula, and meet of exceed their strict code of safe operation procedure.


Blue Boat Cruises
Cruises to Cathedral Cove, Marina Reserve Hahei & Inshore Volcanic Islands. Katana departs Whitianga Marina from Z pier Hotel end at 10 am & 2 pm daily 2 hour cruises / Summer Twilight Cruises - 5 pm Tea - coffee - cold drinks - complimentary - Commentary all trips. Passing: Shakespeare's Image, Cooks Beach, Marine Reserve, ,Cathedral Cove, Hahei & Inshore Volcanic Islands


Twin Oaks Riding Ranch
horses. There are now 25 horses involved with the trekking. The business is family owned and operated with the farm having been in the family for 20 years. The farm is 900 acres (354 hectares) and carries horses, cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs and is home to native birdlife including the Native Kereru (wood pigeon).


Titoki and Williamson Golf Courses
The Whangamata golf club has two excellent courses, the magnificently groomed Titoki 18 hole course on state highway 25 for the more experienced golfer and the nearby 9 hole Williamson course for the casual golfer.


Piako Ostrich Farm
In the heart of the Hauraki Plains, you will find a touch of Africa at Piako Ostrich Farm. Situated 15 minutes from Thames, 8 minutes from Ngatea and 5 minutes off SH25 in the heart of dairy farm land. Today Phil and Louise Hale are full time ostrich farmers, farming the birds like any other livestock. On the gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula Piako Ostrich Farm is a must to see.






Hamilton to Tauranga / Mount Maunganui



Mills Reef Winery
Moffat Road, Tauranga is the site of our Winery complex, completed in 1995. The Art Deco style architecture is a reflection on the Hawkes Bay and specifically Napier. Hawkes Bay is regarded as the Art Deco capital of the world, as much of Napier was rebuilt in the Art Deco era, after an earthquake levelled the city in 1931.


Te PunaQuarryPark
Te Puna Quarry Park is being developed by a dedicated band of volunteers from a disused quarry into a world class park. This old scar on the hillside has already become a place of special beauty. From the upper levels there is a spectacular panoramic view out over the Bayof Plenty. There are ponds, tree ferns, cymbidium orchids by the thousand, native tree plantings and exotics such as vireya rhododendrons - a wild garden of infinite variety. Special garden areas being developed include irises, cacti and succulents, an Australian area, a native Arboretum, a Bonsai corner, a South African area and a Palm Grove. Featured throughout the Park, are stone sculptures by local artists.


Kiwifruit Country
But don’t be fooled - Kiwi360 is about more than the Kiwifruit. Here, we celebrate the clean, green and beautiful land of New Zealand - and all that makes us unique. Climb aboard a Kiwicart and tour through our lush orchards, and onto our Horticultural Theme park. Better yet, see our beautiful grounds, the magic of the Te Puke coastline and more, all from the air - on a Heli-tour.


The Mount Action Centre
The Mount Action Centre is a multi-use facility located at Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand. With four full size indoor courts and the Central North Island's only hard surface indoor skating rink, Mount Action Centre has the capacity to cater for sports, recreation and leisure events of many different types and sizes.


Dolphin Seafaris
Dolphin Seafaris has been operating for many years and is the leading professional eco tour operator and provider of watching and swimming with dolphins in the Bay of Plenty area. Huge numbers of Dolphins, Whales, Orcas and an abundance of marine life are just a short boat ride away. So come with us and cruise with speed, style and comfort, we are the professionals!


Vulcan Helicopters
Charter of our BK117 helicopter is available for destinations New Zealand wide. This modern design twin engine helicopter is available in configurations to suit your requirements. Nine passengers and basic baggage or 7 passengers and up to 250 kg of baggage/equipment. Easy access, comfortable seating, low interior noise level, air conditioning/heating and a 135kt. (250 km/h) cruise speed set this helicopter apart from the rest.






Hamilton to Rotorua



Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge
NZ horse Magic The 'New Zealand Horse Magic Show' gives visitors to this magnificent farm an insight into the wonderful world of the horse. A not to be missed horse extravaganza where you can view a showcase of horses dressed in costume. Be sure to visit our site for more information and to reserve your show space on your next trip around, or to New Zealand.


The Castle Pamela
The Castle Provides tourists with a quiet place to stop and enjoy the splendor of the countryside. Guests can enjoy a bite to eat from the tea rooms and then spend time exploring the museum. Visitors to The Castle will enjoy some of the most creative displays ever, as Pam and Kelvin Baker show just what 18 years experience in doll expo's and production's can do.


Terau Golf Club
Easy walking - The 65 par, 18 hole course, challenges established golfers whilst providing fun and enjoyment for beginners and social groups. Tirau's excellent greens are the envy of many more exclusive clubs. Hospitality Plus - A real country welcome with full catering and bar service at low club prices


The Clock Peddler
Tirau is the hub of the central North Island - everybody passes through Tirau! We have the biggest selection of clocks for sale in New Zealand by far, so do take the “time” to visit Tirau. Stop for a coffee or tea break and have a look at a unique New Zealand shop.


Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park
Paradise Valley Springs’ open style park is well known throughout New Zealand for its trout and wildlife. Our wild animals and native birds are close at hand throughout your walk and a natural wetland with walkways across the water allows excellent viewing of New Zealand’s waterbirds.


Polynesian Spa
Polynesian Spa is an historical hot mineral springs spa, situated five minutes walk from Rotorua’s central business district, and overlooks Sulphur Bay on Lake Rotorua. Voted as one of the top ten spas in the world (Medical and Thermal Spas) 2004 and 2005 by Condé Nast Traveller Polynesian Spa is New Zealand’s leading international spa. There are thirty-five hot mineral pools including adults’ only pools, a family spa, private pools and deluxe bathing in the Lake Spa. The Lake Spa Retreat offers a comprehensive range of spa, body and skin therapies in a luxurious private relaxation haven. You can enjoy spa cuisine in our foyer Café or browse through our gift shop specializing in spa products and New Zealand souvenirs.


Tamaki Maori Village
Taking you on an extraordinary journey through Maori culture, mythology and our story of creation. The realm of Tane is a dramatic blend of guided tour, character theatre and story telling told within a series of magical indoor sets including a meeting entrance, a beautiful native garden and a theatre.


The Buried Village
Nobody would have believed in June 10 1886, that the serenity enjoyed by the inhabitants of Te Wairoa would be shattered by an outpouring of the Earth's fury. Few would have dreamed as the eighth wonder of the world - the fantastic Pink and White Terraces - sparkled in the moonlight, events deep in the ground were menacingly unfolding.


Wai - O - Tapu Thermal Wonderland
A Wonderland of Stunning Geothermal Activity. Located 27 kilometers (20 minutes drive) south of Rotorua on SH5, the Visitor Centre provides the gateway to New Zealand’s most colourful natural volcanic environment. Visitors can walk at their own pace and absorb the unique features including the world famous champagne pool, geysers, bubbling mud, steaming ground, expansive vistas, huge volcanic craters and sinter terrace formations. The natural bush setting adds another dimension to the experience as does the guaranteed daily eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser at 10.15am


Agrodome
The Agrodome was started in 1971 by Godfrey Bowen MBE (renowned world famous Sheep Shearer) and George Harford MBE (Beef and Dairy farmer of Rotorua). The venture became a reality following a show produced by Godfrey Bowen at the World Expo 1970 in Osaka, Japan. In 1971, a dome-shaped building to house the show was constructed on a 160-hectare sheep farm situated 10kms north from Rotorua City.


Rotorua Museum
We invite you to discover the essence of Rotorua; its people, culture and volcanic landscape. Let us share with you the great stories and legends that have shaped the past and present of this fascinating region. As winner of ‘Best Heritage Attraction’ at the 2000, 2001 & 2002 New Zealand Tourism Awards, Rotorua Museum is the perfect place to start your Rotorua adventure.


Skyline Skyrides
Welcome to Rotorua's premier family fun, all age, all weather attraction. Set high on the side of Mt Ngongotaha with extensive views of Rotorua city, lake, geothermal activity and surrounding hinterlands - Skyline Skyrides provides the ideal venue for a day of family fun, a romantic evening for two or a function/event with that all important wow factor


Rotorua Bungy NZ
Open everyday except Christmas, thrill-seekers from every corner of the globe have visited our site leaving with a most memorable experience. At Rotorua BUNGY all visitors are special and our exceptionally friendly staff are ready to heighten your experience with us, while all operators are trained to the highest level in the industry with safety being of the most important.


Hell's Gate
Hell’s Gate and Wai Ora Spa. A truely unique Cultural, Geothermal, Health and Spa Attraction. The most active geothermal field in the Rotorua region of New Zealand where visitors can wander at their own leisure. Visitors can also experience and indulge in an authentic mud bath, relax in a sulphur spa, experience a traditional Maori massage (mirimiri), mud facial and a full mud body scrub/mask.






Hamilton to Lake Taupo



Taupo Bungy
Located in the stunning volcanic Waikato River Valley, Taupo Bungy is considered one of the world’s most spectacular bungy sites. Featuring the world’s first cantilever platform and New Zealand’s first ‘splash cam’, even if you don’t jump, you’ll be experiencing bungy jumping history first hand.


Rock 'n' River Rafting
Welcome to a beautiful retreat of wilderness whitewater rafting and kayaking. Close to the Tongariro River, Rock 'n' River Adventures is based in the historical thermal village of Tokaanu, New Zealand. Nestled on the shores of Southern Lake Taupo, and the northern slopes of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park.


Rapids Jet
Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand 's best white water Jet Boat ride. Rapids Jet boats the biggest rapids for commercial Jet Boating in New Zealand and makes it look easy. Shoot through narrow canyons, be exhilarated by the spin on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga Awapurua Rapids.


Taupo Tandem Skydiving
Located in New Zealand, Central North Island, Taupo, we are situated on the shores of Lake Taupo in the beautiful volcanic plateau of the Tongariro National Park. Taupo Tandem Skydiving is the first tandem skydive operation in New Zealand and is currently the largest in the world. Operating daily, year round (weather permitting) since 1992, we have the capacity to skydive up to 220 tandem students a day.


Chris Jolly Outdoors
Chris Jolly has been operating his tourism business based at Lake Taupo in the central North Island, New Zealand for more than twenty five years. During this time the business has expanded to become one of the best known outdoor companies in New Zealand. It now encompasses five large charter boats, fly fishing, hunting, guided walks, a catering division, a five seat AS 350 Squirrel turbine helicopter and a Bell 47 helicopter. They also have a watersports division including waterskiing, wakeboarding, jetskiis and self drive boats.






Hamilton to Waitomo



Te Awamutu Rose Gardens
There are more than 2500 rose bushes, with more than 50 varieties. The variety shown here is the "Te Awamutu Centennial". The fountain (designed by Fred Graham) depicts a flight of birds landing on brown water through raupo stalks and mist. The rose gardens were established in 1969, as a Jaycee project in conjunction with numerous community groups. They were officially opened by the Governor General Sir Arthur Porritt, and were featured as part of the 1971 Inaugural World Rose Convention held in Hamilton.


Kiwi House and Native Bird Park
The Kiwi House and native bird park in Otorohanga, New Zealand is owned and operated by the Otorohanga Zoological Society, Inc.: A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of New Zealand's native wildlife through education, display and breeding programs.


Otorohanga Sheepskins
Otorohanga Sheepskins has a full range of Sheepskin products as well as New Zealand Wood products including Maori Carvings, Kauri Clocks and Ponga, unique New Zealand Clothing, Leather and Sheepskin Footwear, Toiletries, Jewellery, Rugs, Toys and Souvenirs. When you are next in the Waikato, or visiting the Waitomo Caves don't go past Otorohanga Sheepskins. We have the perfect gift from New Zealand for the people you left at home.


Otorohanga Historical Society Courthouse Museum
Four historic local buildings have been shifted onto one site for this museum - an 1896 police lockup, 1912 courthouse, a police office and a 1908 church building. The structures are conserved as near as possible in their original form. The museum's collection comprises photographs of events including a major flood in 1958, and the development of the railway items of the Otorohanga community dating from the 1880s, as well as a large collection or memorabilia.


Blackwater rafting Courthouse Museum
WAITOMO ADVENTURES (LTD) New Zealand's Leading Providers of Blackwater Rafting & Cave Abseiling Adventures operates a range of REAL adventures for people wanting safe, quality fun in some of New Zealand's most special wild places. If you enjoy unspoilt nature on her own terms; if you want a challenging experience both unique and rewarding; and if you enjoy a good laugh, then these adventures are for you!


Waitomo Caves
Journey underground on a subterranean adventure through limestone chambers and passages. Be suspended in awe and silence, surrounded by cave decorations and a galaxy of tiny living lights found in the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. As you glide quietly beneath the lights of thousands of glowworms, it is only the gentle sound of dripping water that reminds you that you are deep underground and not beneath a star filled sky.


Rap, Raft 'n' Rock
A private and unique blackwater experience. Our groups are smaller, more fun and less hassle. Our exclusive cave is totally natural, no steel or concrete structures. We guarantee huge glow-worm displays in cathedral-size caverns and a 90% chance of rapids in wet months. Our cave water is warmer even in the winter months.






Hamilton to Mt Ruapehu / Mt Tongariro



Mount Ruapehu
Not only is Mt Ruapehu an exciting place during the ski season but there are many reasons to visit during the summer. Mt Ruapehu is located in the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and rises majestically from plains of tussock to an impressive 2,797 metres. World Heritage status was given to the 80,000ha park for 2 main reason's: cultural significance as well as environmental significance.


Tongariro – a gift to New Zealand and the world
Tongariro National Park – the heart of the Ruapehu District – is not only a special Park for the people of New Zealand, it is also unique in the world. It is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site under two categories. It is listed because of its unique, active volcanic attributes and also its special cultural significance.


Whakapapa Ski Area
Whakapapa is on the north-easterly slopes of Mt Ruapehu. It is New Zealands biggest and busiest ski area. It has a total skiable area of 400ha, it has a total of 43 runs ranging from beginner, to off piste expert. Accessing these runs is a total of 16 lifts with a total uphill capacity of 26,710 skiers per hour.


Turoa Ski Area
Turoa offers an unrivaled winter experience for all - a place to escape, relax and let your spirit run free! With breathtaking views and untarnished surroundings, Turoa provides both inspiration and exhilaration. Boasting the largest vertical drop of any resort in Australasia, the high altitude and south west facing slopes means plenty of dry snow from July until September and spring snow as close to perfection as you'll get during October. Turoa's terrain is Mother Nature's answer to the perfect alpine playground for both skiers and snowboarders.






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