Whakapapa scenic sector in the Tongariro National Park have a few dates that will affect summer hikers and chairlift rides and observations from the top of Knoll Ridge. Whakapapa Ski Area will have a shut-down period of the Scenic Chairlifts and Knoll Ridge Cafe for the installation of our new Snow Factory.
Shut down dates:
- April 20 – Crane setup. Last ride up the Scenic Chairlift at 2pm, last ride down from the top at 2.30pm.
- Knoll Ride Cafe to close at 2pm.
- April 21 – Snow Factory lift day. The Knoll Ride Cafe & Lifts will be CLOSED for the day.
- April 24 – Refrigerant gas fill day. The Knoll Ridge Cafe & Scenic Chairlift Rides will have a delayed open of 10.30am.