Is the High Noon Express operating this winter? August 31, 2019 19:35 Updated Follow The High Noon Express has been repaired over summer and is operational for the 2019 winter season at Tūroa ski area. Related articles Does the Sky Waka gondola have a mid station? Where can I find updates on the Whakapapa gondola construction? Will the Waterfall Express be operating this winter? What are your opening and closing dates for the 2019 season? What is the speed and capacity of the Sky Waka gondola?