Queenstown is the perfect place for a ski vacation! With a number of resorts to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect mountain for your skill level and ability. Each mountain offers a wide range of slopes as well as cafes, restaurants, and kid care.
Located just 40 minutes from Queenstown, The Remarkables offer the best skiing opportunity for beginners and intermediates. With its relaxed atmosphere, sun-kissed slopes, dedicated learning facilities, supervised kids´programme and awesome snow tubing park, the mountain range is serious fun for families and big kids at heart. The patrolled area covers 220 ha with six lifts (3 quad chairs, 3 magic carpets, and a tow rope). After a fun day in the snow you can warm up at the mountain´s café with a hot chocolate or drinks on the sunny deck and enjoy live entertainment at the weekend.
Phone: 03 442 4615 | Web: http://www.nzski.com/mountain.jsp?site=theremarkables |
The skiing and snowboarding terrain at Coronet Peak consists of steep narrow chutes, natural gullies, moguls, fast groomed linking trails and beginner only areas. The place is perfect for serious ski action and sharing great times with friends and family. It´s located only 20 minutes from Queenstown and covers an area of 280 hectares with 1 high speed six seater, 2express quads, 1 T- Bar and 4 surface conveyor lifts. There are special offers for kids including a supervised programme but also weekend night skiing and après ski, which is as impressive as the slopes. For a bite to eat, go to Heidi´s Hut and enjoy delicious pizza and pasta or just a nice cuppa or a cold beer.
Phone: 03 442 4620 | Web: http://www.nzski.com/mountain.jsp?site=coronetpeak
Skiers and Snowboarders of all ages and abilities will enjoy the fun and friendly mountain. With wide open beginner trails, pristine groomers, fun freeride terrain and world class parks and pipes. Cardrona is located 60 minutes from Queenstown and covers a terrain of 345 hectares with 2 quad fixed chairlift, 2 quad express chairlifts, 2 surface conveyor lifts and 1 platter tow lift. There are five cafés and restaurants where all needs can be satisfied from pizza, noodles or fresh juices.
Phone: 03 443 7007 | Web: http://www.cardrona.com/
Treble Cone Ski Resort, situated 90 minutes from Queenstown, is the largest ski area around with 550 ha. It´s famous for the long un-crowded groomed slopes, good off-piste terrain and unrivaled views. Beginner ski and snowboarders can use the free beginner lifts, while more advanced can ski down the long 4km slope or enjoy an adventurous time at the fun parks. For a break go to Tremble Cone´s Café and Bar to get Allpress espresso coffee or enjoy a cold beer on the Base Lodge Sun Deck at the end of the day.
Phone: 03 443 7444 | Web: http://www.treblecone.com