Experience Real Winter

Situated in the heart of the North Island, the Great Lake Taupo region is the ideal winter playground. With the largest ski area in the southern hemisphere, easy accessibility and a huge range of off mountain activities, the region will deliver your best winter holiday ever.

Chateau Tongariro high res snow

     Accommodation Deals

     Take advantage of these fabulous winter offers, especially

     accommodation for familes

Tongariro Crossing Winter

     Activities & Retail Shopping Deals

     There's so much to see, do and buy within the region.
     Here are some winter deals that you should not miss!

Caboose Dining

    Dining Deals

    Looking for a place to eat after a full day on or off the
    mountain? Check here for a list of dining outlets that are
    offering some great winter deals.

Winter Break Itineraries

   Winter Itineraries

    Here are some ideas on what to do if you have a day, a long

    weekend or if you are staying the week.

Winterfest Taupo

   Winterfest 2013

    Winterfest 2013 is all about "old fashioned family fun -  

    highlighting and celebrating our Central Plateau alpine town

    status! There's a great line up planned for 23, 24 & 25

    August 2013.


To get you inspired about your winter break, here's a video of Mt Ruapehu's Whakapapa & Turoa Opening Day for ski season 2013.


Mt Ruapehu Opening Day (Ski Season 2013)

Opening day at Mt Ruapehu Whakapapa and Turoa ski areas on Saturday 29 June for the ski season 2013.


View more Real Winter videos HERE


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