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Turoa Ski Resort Guide

Turoa, New Zealand

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Highest Lift2,320m7,612ft
Lowest Lift1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsWanganui and Palmerston North
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The ski area of Turoa is at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft.


Turoa has direct access to 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,320m7,612ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Turoa is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Turoa?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Turoa.

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Ski Area Stats

Turoa Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Turoa Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,320m7,612ft
Lowest Piste1,600m5,249ft
Max Vertical720m2,362ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Turoa
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Turoa?

This ski resort is in Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Turoa is Wanganui, 11 minutes drive away.

Palmerston North, Paraparaumu, New Plymouth, Masterton, Taupo and Wellington airports are all within three hours drive.

Palmerston North and Wanganui are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are nine ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Turoa open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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