Mount Manganui Ski Area
The Manganui Ski Area consists of gentle intermediate runs and open bowls. Brown Bear Ski & Snowboard Area Guide has rated Manganui as family friendly, and also to have outstanding steep runs for skiers and snowboarders.
Manganui has a T-Bar, a learner’s rope tow, access tow, and a fixed grip rope tow or ‘Nutcracker’ (The Top Tow).
Average Snowfall: 300 cm
Lodge Base elevation: 1260 metres
Highest Point: 1680m
Vertical Drop: 420 metres
Mt Taranaki Summit elevation: 2518 metres
Skiable Area: 59ha
Ski: Awesome kilometre-long runs
Board: Two natural half-pipes, Terrain Park features set up on T-bar.
Season: Jun - Oct
Lift: 3 Rope Tows, 1 T-bar
Snow Making: No
Off Field Snowboard/Boot Hire: Seasons Cheap Skates, New Plymouth.
Off Field Ski & Snowboard/Boot Hire: Kiwi Outdoors Centre, 18 Ariki St New Plymouth ph.(06)7584152.
Tuition: available throughout the season, contact Peter Quinn ph (06) 758 7251
On FieldAccommodation: Yes
Lift Hours: 9:30am - 4:00pm
For more information go to www.skitaranaki.co.nz