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7 Day North Island Snow Week Tour
Self Drive Package

From $1,299 NZD

Welcome to our 7 Day North Island Snow Week tour.

Are you looking for a New Zealand skiing vacation with a difference? Well this self drive New Zealand ski package could be just what you need!

Mt Ruapehu

Spend an action packed week in the North Island with a couple of days carving up the snow on the central volcanic skifields of Whakapapa or Turoa before taking in the geothermal surroundings and Maori culture of Rotorua with a free day to experience some of the many activities and attractions available in this popular resort town.

Our 7 Day North Island Snow Week tour offers great value for money and, as with all of our New Zealand ski packages, allows you the flexibility to change the standard of accommodation to suit your budget.

Tour Itinerary - 7 Day North Island Snow Week Tour


On arrival in Auckland pick up your hire car and travel to your accommodation. The rest of the day is free in Auckland.


On the morning of day 1 pick up your rental car and travel through the middle of the North Island to the Tongariro National Park area and the village of National Park. Along the way there is the option of making a detour through Waitomo for a guided tour of the glow worm caves or black water rafting. National Park village will be your base for the next couple of days while you take on the slopes of the central North Island.


You have 2 full days with lift passes to explore the trails of Whakapapa and Turoa skifields. Both ski fields are based on Mt Ruapehu and are of world class standard and offer breathtaking views of the surrounding volcanic landscape.

Enjoy a cultural performance and feast at the Mitai Maori Village in Rotorua

Today travel to the geothermal town of Rotorua, as you near this popular lakeside resort town you will notice the steaming vents from the ground and the distinctive sulphur smell this thermally active part of the country is well known for. Soaking in the naturally heated pools of Polynesian Spa is a great way to relax after a couple of days skiing or snowboarding.

 Day 6 – ROTORUA 

Today is a full day to explore Rotorua and try some of the many activities on offer. Rotorua is also a great place to experience Maori culture, included in your tour is an evening spent at a traditional Maori village with cultural performances and a buffet dinner cooked amongst hot stones in the ground.


Travel back to Auckland and drop off your hire car. Accommodation can be added for this evening at additional cost.

What's included in all packs for this tour?

  • 6  x nights’ accommodation in Auckland, Tongariro National Park and Rotorua
  • 2 x days full lift passes at Whakapapa or Turoa ski fields 
  • Car hire includes chains and ski racks
  • Mitai Maori culture evening and hangi meal in Rotorua

Gear/clothing hire, lessons and additional nights, car hire and days can be included at additional cost.

*Pricing based on minimum 2 adults

Accommodation in hostel/lodge style, private rooms - $1,299 NZD per person

Accommodation in 3 star hotel - $1,399 per person

Accommodation in 4 star hotel - $1,659 NZD per person

Please note that costs are subject to change from time to time. Our consultants will be happy to provide pricing on enquiry.

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