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Address: 91 Small Road, Silverdale 0992, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 9-427 0044
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Real Snow, Real Fun! Snowplanet is Auckland's ultimate leisure attraction,...

Real Snow, Real Fun! Snowplanet is Auckland's ultimate leisure attraction, located only thirty minutes north of Auckland and open 365 days of the year. Enjoy a full day experience at Snowplanet with the entire family and have a go at skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, tobogganing or even just have a play in the snow with the kids. You haven't even touched snow before? Book a lesson with one of our qualified 'Ski & Board School' instructors who will get you up and going in no time! Complement your on-snow activities with a delicious meal in our '7 Summits Restaurant' followed by a couple of drinks at 'Bar 7' while enjoying panoramic views of the action on the slope.Life's more fun on Snowplanet!

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Have been a few times now and it never gets old. If your brave enough to go to the top (how could you not) it looks a lot steeper than it is but once your on your way down its... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 November 2015
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Matamata, N.Z
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94 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We often visit here with grandchildren as such fun watching drivers, snow boarders etc hurtling towards you & coming down huge artificial mountain of snow. However, we were very disappointed with the food in cafe/restaurant there this last time. Tables weren't wiped & cleaned properly between customers, even when asked repeatedly. Food was very expensive and lacking in taste &... More 

Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Being originally from Canada, this was a great day out for the whole family - felt like 'home'!! We will be returning very soon.

Thank Avrill B
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I spent a lot of time practicing snowboard here. Course is quite short but plenty if you're practicing for the mountains. Great for day trip.

Thank Billy C
New Zealand
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We did the grabone deal as up for the weekend with 4 and 7yo. they loves seeing Santa and tubing on the slopes. I wasn't expecting it to be so good! Great day out

Thank plumba
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Have been a few times now and it never gets old. If your brave enough to go to the top (how could you not) it looks a lot steeper than it is but once your on your way down its nothing but childish fun again. Great anytime

Thank Spratt_81
Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

A reasonable range of ski conditions, a nice beginners area, good slope for the more experienced, and jumps and rails for those who want to do tricks. Staff are friendly. Instructors helpful and organised Rental equipment is well serviced Great cafe with full wall windows so that you can watch other members of your group while you relax, if that... More 

Thank Paul S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The kids love tubing and I've learnt how to snowboard within 2 hours. Can't believe it! Overall a great experience

Thank Luwina G
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228 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

For a group to book this place seems extremely difficult. Weeks of emailing them proved virtually fruitless... when we did get through then the "plum " times were all already booked.

Thank TambonzRobertson
Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Took my kids for a school holiday program & they loved it. LOVED IT! After five days they are already riding the poma & skiing down from half way. Thanks to Michael for having the patience & the skill to get my two to that level. Skiing at the snow planet is great fun for the family & at a... More 

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Snowplanet N, Marketing Team at Snowplanet, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback. Glad your children had a fantastic time and learn how to ski. Look forward to seeing you all back again. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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189 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

As per the review title, Snow Planet is a great place for large or small, experienced or new to snow and this is especially so in terms of the tubing area. Although management does protect themselves by saying kids must be accompanied by an adult, it is also difficult for an adult to stop other adults (or older teens) crashing... More 

Thank Warwick H
Snowplanet N, Marketing Team at Snowplanet, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. I will ensure this is passed onto management to ensure a safe environment at all times so everyone can enjoy the different facilities we offer. More 

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