Tongariro Springs Boutique Suites

Tongariro Springs Boutique Suites


Looking forward to seeing the finished product :-) xoxox
Congratulations on the new venture. Looking very wintery.

These suites have been designed with freedom in mind. We have created a relaxed private mature space Enjoy the Host-less experience, arrive, go directly to your room.

No check in required. Relax in the huge Hot Pool or the Spa Pool. Dining out only, no cooking no dishes. Treat yourself!

Operating as usual


We are so stoked to have Tūroa’s High Noon Express back in action this year. Taking you to the highest lifted point in New Zealand, come check out the unparalleled panoramic of the North Island - it is a mint day for it! ☀️🏔

#wearetūroa #tūroaskiarea #ridethedarkside #ridethenotsodarkside #winter2021collection #ski #snowboard #mtruapehu

Mt Ruapehu 29/07/2021

Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu Discover Mt Ruapehu during summer or winter! Ride the country's most advanced gondola, Sky Waka, high above the beautiful world-heritage-listed mountain area all year round. Ski or Snowboard two of NZ’s largest Ski areas, Whakapapa and Turoa all winter long for action packed family fun all year.


What a wild 24 hours! 🌬 We're pumped to see a fresh dump of snow and the team is working hard setting up for a cracker this weekend. Over on Whakapapa we're pushing to open the Valley T and Delta Chair for the 🤩FIRST TIME🤩
Over on Tūroa we are 🤞 Clarry's Track will be up and running too. Thanks #teamruapehu, #whakapapawhānau, #wearetūroa

📸: Adam Hadfield


What a view! 😮🔥

Have you taken a ride on the Sky Waka at Mt Ruapehu before? A journey into the clouds like no other, this sky-high gondola rides over Tongariro National Park and the epic landscapes of Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu.

📷 @icdesign4u

#MtRuapehu #OurGreaterOutdoors #SkyWaka #DoSomethingNewNZ #VisitRuapehu

Whakapapa and Tūroa ski fields open for season on Mt Ruapehu - NZ Herald 06/07/2021

Whakapapa and Tūroa ski fields open for season on Mt Ruapehu - NZ Herald

Whakapapa and Tūroa ski fields open for season on Mt Ruapehu - NZ Herald "There's a likelihood of more snow Tuesday night."

Photos from Adventure Outdoors Tongariro Guiding's post 08/06/2021

Photos from Adventure Outdoors Tongariro Guiding's post

Photos from Tongariro Springs Boutique Suites's post 11/01/2021

Balmy summer evening with friends. Beautiful sunset then spectacular night sky complete with several shooting stars. Best place ever for star gazing!


New Zealand has a range of incredible landscapes, but it’s volcanoes would have to be one of the most special. 🌋 In this shot we can see Mount Ngauruhoe in all her beauty. Who do you need to explore this magical landscape with? 👌🏽 #EOGFavourites captured by the talented @rachstewartnz

Instagram Photos 19/11/2020

Instagram Photos

Beautiful views on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing over the weekend. 🌞 We get some absolutely stunning days around here, but this alpine environment can change very quickly too. 🏔If you’re planning on hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing this summer, ensure you check the @metservicenz forecast beforehand and pack for all kinds of conditions 🎒 #NZBucketList #DoSomethingNewNZ #OurGreaterOutdoors

📸 @matthew_xavier_lehnsherr

Timeline photos 28/10/2020

Timeline photos

Have you ticked the Northern Explorer train journey off your bucket list yet? 🚃 The scenery between Auckland and Wellington is truly spectacular, with the Central Plateau offering a scenic and cultural highlight. Why not extend the journey by making a stop at Ohakune for a little bit of adventure? 🚴‍♀️🎒🎣🏃🛶 #OurGreaterOutdoors

We love this amazing shot from The Great Journeys of New Zealand taken of the majestic Mount Ruapehu. 📸


It's been a long road for the Ring of Fire team as we work through all of the factors of delivering an event of this magnitude in these challenging times.

With the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, we have now made the difficult but necessary decision not to deliver the full Ruapehu Ring of Fire event in March 2021. Yes, we're heartbroken too.


The Tussock Traverse Alpine Adventure scheduled for Saturday 30th January 2021 will now feature a 50km event option, utilising the Ring of Fire course starting from the Turoa Ski Area! 🤩 We're affectionately calling it, the "Traverse of Fire".

Not only that, but event credits are available for 2020 ROF entrants to redeem as part of their entry for 2021 Tussock Traverse events 🙂 Credits will be held over for International entrants until our 2022 event.

Read the full update with credit amounts in our latest enews:

We thank the trail community, local Iwi, sponsors and supporters for your ongoing support of the Ruapehu Ring of Fire and hope to see you for The 17th Annual Tussock Traverse Adventure Run/Walk.

Come Run Where the Mountains Meet the Sky 🗻

Mt Ruapehu season extended 07/10/2020

Mt Ruapehu season extended

Mt Ruapehu season extended There will be more time to enjoy awesome spring skiing and boarding this year, as the season at both the Whakapapa and Tūroa ski areas on Mt Ruapehu has been extended to mid-November.


These bold mountains never cease to amaze! Don't forget to stop and admire all the beauty that nature provides us, every single day.🌄

📷 Stunning sunset capture from
#OurGreaterOutdoors #Ruapehu


A crisp spring morning


With the next announcement on the length of Covid-19 Alert Level 2 due on Monday 14th (for a possible change on Wednesday 16th) we are hoping that this will be the last week of 7-day bookable parking that we will need to release under these restrictions. We will then revert to weekends only until 27th September.

As our data has given further insight into visitor trends and the recent positive change of now being able to load full chairlifts with face coverings worn, we have been able to accommodate more capacity overall. This has allowed us to be more flexible with the process around parking. With that in mind:

• The bookable window will reduce to 7am-1pm at Whakapapa and 7am-11am at Tūroa from Thursday 10th September, 7 days a week until we return to Level 1

• We will be running a digital release system during the above times - as guests leave the ski area, these numbers will be released in blocks back into the availability online for you to book. You will still be required to hold an online booking before being allowed access to the ski area, but this will increase on the day availability during the peak times

• After the control point stands down, we will continue with manual road closures if we reach our reduced Level 2 capacity

• On the parking booking site, we have reordered the booking screen to ensure your details are captured prior to viewing availability, so that your selection can be secured quicker. Over time we are working on your feedback of adding a timed reserved cart

Now that we are able to account for those leaving the ski areas early, we are able to stand down the control points earlier, making time on the snow more accessible for afternoon visitors.

Instagram Photos 04/09/2020

Instagram Photos

Another beautiful day in paradise spent walking among these majestic giants.

📷 @viktoriawanders

#KeepItSimple #PlayItSafe #Ruapehu


Good Morning Magic Mountain!

Photos from Ruapehu NZ's post 03/09/2020

Photos from Ruapehu NZ's post

Mobile uploads 03/09/2020

Mobile uploads

The breathtaking sunrise over Mt Ruapehu during a crispy morning mountain hike ⛄😍 What a shot!!

📸 @ryan_domenico

Mobile uploads 28/08/2020

Mobile uploads

Epic cover all the way to the bottom at Turoa!
The storm delivered the goods, amazing base building.
Spring at Mt Ruapehu Rules!





The snow level should lower late Thursday morning to about 900 metres. Between midday and 9 pm Thursday, 1 to 4 cm of snow could accumulate on the road near the summit.

Issued by MetService at 8:08 pm Wednesday 26th August 2020
Valid until 9:00 am Thursday 27th August

Photos from National Park Village's post 25/08/2020

Photos from National Park Village's post


Our starting date for Tongariro Alpine Crossing is 20th October 2020... this all depends on mother nature..

Photos from Desert Alpine Club - Tukino Skifield's post 21/08/2020

Photos from Desert Alpine Club - Tukino Skifield's post

Photos from National Park Village's post 21/08/2020

Photos from National Park Village's post


What an epic day at Mt Ruapehu!
To all the Auckland crew in lockdow.
Don't worry we will put some turns in for ya! Stay safe and we will see ya on a couple weeks!


Kia ora Mt Ruapehu whanau,

Tūroa and Whakapapa will open tomorrow. Previously and on an ongoing basis we have been planning for operations under Alert Level 2. If you are coming up to see us it is important though to remember that...

1. Things will look different, expect that you will need to observe the distancing and hygiene behaviours you became familiar with earlier in the year
2. You should keep track of where you have been and who you were with!
3. That if you are unwell you should stay home and come and see us another time
4. We need you to be patient with us as we adapt to ensure your continued enjoyment of the maunga

Nga mihi nui,

The team at Mt Ruapehu


In the shadow of Ngauruhoe - Wilderness Magazine 09/08/2020

In the shadow of Ngauruhoe - Wilderness Magazine

In the shadow of Ngauruhoe - Wilderness Magazine Oturere Hut lies in the shadow of Mt Ngauruhoe, a waypoint on the Tongariro Northern Circuit Great Walk.


Looking good for Sunday!
Make sure you have booked a car park or book a snow shuttle

Mt Ruapehu - Mt Ruapehu 07/08/2020

Mt Ruapehu - Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu - Mt Ruapehu Discover Mt Ruapehu during summer or winter! Ride the country's most advanced gondola, Sky Waka, high above the beautiful world-heritage-listed mountain area all year round. Ski or Snowboard two of NZ’s largest Ski areas, Whakapapa and Turoa all winter long for action packed family fun all year.


Primal Earth Images TOngariro National Park timelapse


Update- that’s gone so big we are going to triple the winners!

Giveaway time! Three winners will pick up 2 x 3 day Midweek Flexi Passes (worth $578 each)

To enter just like this post and in the comments tag your partner in snow....🏂⛷☃️ We'll draw the winner Friday.

Midweek flexi passes can be used any day Monday to Friday and do not have to be used consecutively, the more you buy the more you save (which means you can ski midweek from $71 per day) check out


Sunrise this morning from the plaza at Tūroa, starting out a stunner up there today- always check the report the morning of your visit!

Timeline photos 31/07/2020

Timeline photos

New Zealand is full of magical mountains, winding rivers and breathtaking scenery. 💕 ⁣

Who can tell us which iconic location @rachstewartnz captured here? 😉⁣

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Not a bad start to the day at Tongariro Springs :-)


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