Shuttle Service to Sky Waka Gondola, Happy Valley and Whakapapa Ski Areas


Regular departure times starting from 8am* onwards throughout the day Leaving National Park Village Park N Ride or Accommodation in the vacinity.  

Return schedules at 12pm*, 130pm*, 3pm and 4pm other times by arrangement (12pm call to book)


 *Times may change due to demand, weather,traffic conditions beyond our control.

 **Picks ups in Whakapapa Village can only be made by arrangement please call before booking.

We also offer a one way service is for those seeking other arrangements for the return journey or flexibility for separate booking schedule.  Note if you only book a oneway ticket you have no right of return later in the day due to pre booked seating.

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About our Service

We have been driving on the Ski Access Road of Whakapapa for nearly 20 years in some of the worst Alpine Conditions so you know you in safe hands.  All our vehicles have seatbelts fitted unfortunately we can not carry ski equipment that is not in bags due to the sharp edges that are a hazzard inside the vehicle and our compliance with the Alpine Code.

***Please do not travel if you are feeling unwell.  Driver has the right to refuse anyone with cold like symptoms or request a mask be worn . Our health and that of other passengers has priority. ***

*We are unable to carry infants under 3 or any child unable to be seated with a provided seat restraint.  Please call if you are unsure!

*A Minimum number of passengers maybe required to run the service please call in advance to check.(bookings are not confirmed until minimum viable number is reached). note:- Pending bookings are treated as confirmed and maybe subject to cancellation fees.

*Free transfer of booking to another day should the weather affect your reservation  

How To Book

  • Select number of passengers, location of pick up and destination, you will also be asked to indicate one way or return with us. 
  • Select the time of departure (departure times on service maybe delayed due to Alpine Road Conditions beyond our control).
  • 2nd page Additional extras maybe indicated before the Return time to be selected.
  • Return times - Please select a preferred return time priority will be given to those passengers booked at that time.  Earlier or later return times subject to space availability.   Please note return times must be for the same date.  
  • Note:- If a return time is unable to be booked that means the shuttle at that time is FULL.  Please do not book a return time earlier than the departure time.  We take no responsibility to provide a seat in that situation due to user error.
  • In the event of you missing a departure time we reserve the right to transfer you to a later shuttle with availability or another operator at additional cost.  No refunds for missed shuttles.
  • Please note on busy days space is limited we appreciate you being ready 10 minutes prior to the scheduled times.  Running late from first run disrupts everyone's day and we reserve the right to place you on a later shuttle should you not be ready at the allotted time.   Pick ups from accommodation maybe earlier or few minutes later than booked times.  Please speak to the driver on the day for clarification and any changes permitted.  
  • NOTE:- Payment may not show up on booking straight away until booking is confirmed.
  • Payment accepted via Bank Deposit if you call us direct on 02041114648

Our one way service is for those seeking other arrangements for the return journey or flexibility for separate booking schedule.  Note oneway bookings have no right of return later in the day.

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