It's a kind of magic
2024 Season Passes on sale now!

Make Your Own Magic

One pass to access all facilities at Whakapapa, the magic mountain. Choose from day or season passes, weekday or weekend day, lower mountain or all mountain passes, depending on what you want to get out of your winter season.

2024 Season Passes

2024 Whakapapa Season Passes on sale 15 April until 15 May.

Join our mountain-minded community on the regular with a 2024 Whakapapa Season Pass. A Season Pass gives you unlimited access to all facilities at Whakapapa, across the season, weekdays or ‘anytime’ of your choosing. No blackouts.

Invest a little more for greater piece of mind with our Season+ and SeasonFlexi Passes, which cover you in the case of unexpected injury or illness, or a change in priorities, with a partial or full refund.

Free Season Passes for 10 and unders

In 2024, we are bringing the magic back, and we are starting with the future of snowsports in New Zealand - children aged 10 and under. In 2024, Whakapapa Season Passes for children aged 10 and under will be FREE.

"Purchase" a free Season Pass using the options below, before 15 May, and experience the magic of your child thriving on the slopes of Whakapapa.

*Only available during the 2024 Season Pass sale window - until 15 May 2024. Not available in-season.

More Season Pass perks

In 2024, the magic of a Whakapapa Season Pass starts before and continues long after our winter season. Season Pass holders will receive 50% off night passes and combos (including rentals) at SnowPlanet and three free days skiing or snowboarding at any other participating Powder Alliance resort. Blackouts apply.

Also included in the 'perks' of a 2024 Season Pass are four 50% off buddy passes to be used on any lift pass at Whakapapa, and two days skiing or snowboarding at Tūroa Ski Area.

On mountain benefits include 15% off lessons - both private and group lessons, food and beverages, retail, rentals, and sledding.

Supporting Search and Rescue Dogs Avalanche NZ (SARDA)
Search and Rescue Dogs Avalanche NZ (SARDA) donation
All Ages $5
Whakapapa is proud to partner with SARDA NZ to support the volunteer organisation in providing search and rescue avalanche dog teams in alpine environments across New Zealand. Please join us in supporting their cause with a donation.
Includes:
Donation to SARDA
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Anytime Season Pass options
Anytime Season Pass
Adult $649
Senior $349
Youth $349
Child $0
Infant $0
An 'Anytime' Season Pass gives you it all. Access to all facilities at Whakapapa and all the best Season Pass benefits, to use any day of the season we are open.
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Anytime Season+ Pass
Adult $699
Senior $399
Youth $399
An 'Anytime' Season Pass that gives you more assurance, with a partial or up to a full refund in the case of serious injury or illness, and pregnancy. T&Cs apply.
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Anytime SeasonFlexi Pass
Adult $899
Senior $449
Youth $449
An 'Anytime' Season Pass that gives you more assurance, with a no questions asked 50% refund if you are unable to use your 2024 Season Pass more than four times.
Includes:
6 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Weekday Season Pass options
Weekday Season Pass
Adult $399
Senior $249
Youth $249
A Weekday Season Pass gives you access to all the facilities at Whakapapa, and all the Season Pass benefits you know and love, to use any weekday we are open during the season.
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Not Included:
Weekend access
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Weekday Season+ Pass
Adult $449
Senior $299
Youth $299
A Weekday Season Pass that gives you more assurance, with a partial or up to a full refund in the case of serious injury or illness, and pregnancy. T&Cs apply.
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Not Included:
Weekend access
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Weekday SeasonFlexi Pass
Adult $649
Senior $349
Youth $349
A Weekday Season Pass that gives you more assurance, with a no questions asked 50% refund if you are unable to use your 2024 Season Pass more than four times.
Includes:
6 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Not Included:
Weekend access
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Student Season Pass options
Student Anytime Season Pass
Student $499
An 'Anytime' Season Pass gives you it all. Access to all facilities at Whakapapa and all the best Season Pass benefits, to use any day of the season we are open.
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Student Weekday Season Pass
Student $299
A Weekday Season Pass gives you access to all the facilities at Whakapapa, and all the Season Pass benefits you know and love, to use any weekday we are open during the season
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Not Included:
Weekend access
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Emergency Services Season Pass options
Emergency Services Anytime Season Pass
Adult $549
A discounted Season Pass for those working for one of the following emergency services: Fire brigade, Ambulance, Police, NZDF, LandSAR, and Coastguard. Proof of employment is required to validate your pass after purchase.
Includes:
4 x buddy passes, 2 x Tūroa passes, 50% off at SnowPlanet, 15% off on mountain benefits. T&Cs apply.
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Emergency Services Weekday Season Pass
Adult $299
A discounted Weekday Season Pass for those working for one of the following emergency services: Fire brigade, Ambulance, Police, NZDF, LandSAR, and Coastguard. Proof of employment is required to validate your pass after purchase.
Includes:
4 x 50% off Buddy Passes, 15% off F&B, lessons, retail, rentals, workshop, and sledding.
Not Included:
Weekend access
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Platinum Parking Pass options
Anytime Platinum Parking Pass
All Ages $749
An optional add-on to any Season Pass type. 'Anytime' access to Whakapapa's platinum parking area. Also save 20% in on-mountain benefits.
Includes:
20% off F&B, lessons, retail, workshop, rentals, and sledding.
Not Included:
Lift Pass
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Weekday Platinum Parking Pass
All Ages $499
An optional add-on to any Season Pass type. Weekday access to Whakapapa's platinum parking area. Also save 20% in on-mountain benefits.
Includes:
20% off F&B, lessons, retail, rentals, workshop, and sledding.
Not Included:
Weekend access. Lift Pass.
Valid:
Mon - Fri

2024 Season Pass FAQs

What are the age categories for your 2024 Season Passes?
What are the 2024 Season Pass perks on mountain?
What are the 2024 Season Pass perks off-mountain?
What injuries or illnesses are covered under a Season Pass+?

2024 Day Passes

Day Passes are a great option for those planning to visit Whakapapa as a one off, or fewer than a handful or times in a season.

In 2024, our Day Passes are split by all mountain or lower mountain, which gives you access to our dedicated learner facility, Happy Valley, and the Rangatira Chairlift for progression.

You can also choose to visit on a weekday at a discounted rate, or weekend day. Day Passes are open dated, meaning you can use them any time throughout the season.

Weekday Pass options
Weekday Pass
Adult $99
Youth $59
One Weekday Pass gives you a days’ access to all available facilities at Whakapapa, Monday-Friday, including the Sky Waka gondola and learner facility Happy Valley.
Includes:
Access to all available lifts at Whakapapa
Not Included:
Weekend access.
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Lower Mountain Weekday Pass
Adult $59
Youth $39
One weekdays' access to Whakapapa's lower mountain area including learner area, Happy Valley, and the Rangatira chairlift, Monday-Friday, where you can learn the basics to help you progress safely.
Includes:
Access to Happy Valley learner area and the Rangatira chairlift
Not Included:
Weekend Access. Access to the Sky Waka gondola or upper mountain facilities.
Valid:
Mon - Fri
THREE WEEKDAY PASS
Adult $249
Youth $149
Three weekdays access to all available facilities at Whakapapa, Monday-Friday. Passes do not need to be used across consecutive days, and are valid any weekday of the 2024 season.
Includes:
Access to all available lifts at Whakapapa
Not Included:
Weekend access
Valid:
Mon - Fri
Weekend Day Pass options
Weekend Day Pass
Adult $149
Youth $99
Infant $0
One Weekend Day Pass gives you a days’ access to all available facilities at Whakapapa, including the Sky Waka gondola and learner facility Happy Valley.
Includes:
Access to all available lifts at Whakapapa.
Valid:
Sat - Sun
Lower Mountain Weekend Day Pass
Adult $79
Youth $59
One days' access to Whakapapa's lower mountain, including learner area, Happy Valley, and the Rangatira chairlift, where you can learn the basics to help you progress safely.
Includes:
Access to Happy Valley learner area and the Rangatira Chairlift
Not Included:
Access to the Sky Waka gondola or upper mountain facilities.
Valid:
Sat - Sun
Three Weekend Day Pass
Adult $349
Youth $249
Infant $0
Three days access to all available facilities at Whakapapa. Passes do not need to be used across consecutive days, and can be used on any day of the 2024 season.
Includes:
Access to all available lifts at Whakapapa
Valid:
Mon - Sun
Other Passes
Accompanying Adult Pass
Support your kids on foot in our learner area, Happy Valley. A pass reserved for adults, who are not skiing or snowboarding themselves, with small children they want to help and instruct. An accompanying adult pass is for one adult supporting up to two children under the age of 11 years old.
Includes:
Foot access to Happy Valley
Not Included:
Skiing or snowboarding
Valid:
Mon - Sun
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2024 Day Pass FAQs

What are the age categories for your 2024 Day Passes?
Terms and conditions
Read through the important terms and conditions relating to your choice of pass.
Lessons
Lessons for first timers through to advanced skiers and riders, both private and group lessons. Connect with our qualified instructors.
Rentals
Kit yourself out in quality ski and snowboard equipment, and warm outer wear. Bundle rental equipment with a ski pass and save.