The Sky Waka Gondola and Knoll Ridge Chalet are scheduled to operate every day this summer from 9:30am-5:30pm weather permitting, including Christmas Day and other public holidays, except for a planned Sky Waka shutdown period in May to complete essential maintenance tasks (exact dates TBC).
Buffet lunch and afternoon tea are served every day at The Pinnacles (Ngā Tohu) restaurant at Knoll Ridge Chalet, with dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. See full details and meal seating hours for The Pinnacles <<here>>. Advance booking is recommended and can be done via our contact form <<here>>.
If the Sky Waka is unable to open due to weather conditions, Lorenz's Bar and Cafe in the base area will open from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Check the Whakapapa report for current information on the day of your visit. Sightseeing tickets can be purchased online <<here>> and collected from our Click & Collect terminals on arrival at Whakapapa.