Mt Ruapheu has installed this world class experience not to be missed. We like to take the Gondola up to the cafe at the top in the summer months. Check the Sky Waka website for weather up dates prior to your visit. Take a jacket for when you’re up the top. Views are amazing!!!
JOURNEY INTO THE CLOUDS
New Zealand’s most unique gondola experience. Situated within the UNESCO dual world heritage Tongariro National Park, Sky Waka travels 1.8kms through one of the North Island’s most rugged and spectacular landscapes on Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu.
Uphill capacity of 2400 people per hour
50 cabins seating up to 10 people
Operating speed is up to 6 metres per second
Floor to ceiling views of the volcanic landscapes
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