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Tukino Ski Resort Guide

Tukino, New Zealand

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,890m
Resort Height1,700m
 Nearest AirportsTaupo and Rotorua
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The ski area of Tukino is at an altitude of 1,700m.


Tukino has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 2 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,700m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Tukino.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Tukino?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 29 May.

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Snow Forecast by day for Tukino

Ski Area Stats

Tukino Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Tukino Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,890m
Lowest Piste1,700m
Resort Altitude (Tukino)1,700m

Ski Slope Aspects


Tukino has ski slopes facing east.

Location and Map

Where is Tukino?

This ski resort is in Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Tukino is Taupo, 53 minutes drive away.

Rotorua, Wanganui, Napier, Hamilton, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Tauranga and Whakatane airports are all within three hours drive.

Taupo is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The two ski lifts are able to uplift 1,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Tukino open?

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

Usual opening is Early July, and usual closing is Late Oct.

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

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