Aorangi Ski Club
The Aorangi Ski Club is one of Wellington’s oldest ski clubs with members from all over the North Island. Aorangi is a family based ski club and the only ski club that offers accommodation at all 3 ski areas on Mt Ruapehu. Aorangi has a lodge in the Iwikau Village at the Whakapapa ski area, another in Ohakune township accessing the Turoa ski area and yet another on the eastern side of the mountain in the Tukino Village at the Tukino ski Area.
Aorangi has a modern lodge with accommodation for up to 32 people. There is a range of 4 or 6 bunks per room with adjacent en suites. Other facilities include: Drying room for ski gear, large open plan kitchen, dining room, lounge, all in a warm and friendly environment.
Click Aorangi Bookings to see the accommodation prices and make an on-line booking.
The Tukino Mountain Clubs Association offers special packages that includes accommodation, meals and ski passes. See Ski and Stay Packages for details.
Being in a club environment means everyone has a role to play ensuring the lodge runs efficiently. With a “many hands make light work” approach, duties such as meal preparation and cleaning are not onerous as they are shared by everyone.