A New Zealand skiing holiday gives you more magic every day! New Zealand has developed a deserved reputation as an international skiing destination.Plan Your Tour
The skiing season runs from June to October, the landscape and scenery are out of this world, and gear is easy to hire. New Zealand ski fields are uncrowded, with plenty of wide-open bowls, gentle slopes for first-time skiers, and off-piste skiing heliskiing for the more adventurous.
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Experience stunning mountains, incredible scenery, lively ski towns, and friendly locals! Marvel at the quality of NewZealand'ss ski resorts. Express lifts, modern snow-making facilities, extensive base facilities, accredited childcare centres, and specialised lessons for children make skiing in New Zealand an experience not to be missed.
Experience excitement from your first glimpse of the Southern Alps as your plane flies over the terrain. A right-hand window seat offers the best views of Mt Hutt when flying into Christchurch. At the same time, either side allows spectacular views on direct flights into Queenstown as the approach passes you between the ranges with views of Cardrona, the Remarkables, and Coronet Peak on a clear day. Off the mountain, the ski towns are continually expanding with vast accommodations, from funky backpacker lodges to 5-star luxury apartments and hotels. As for apres ski, you will be spoilt for choice with the numerous restaurants, cafes, and bars on hand. If you are looking for a hub of activity and a multitude of exciting options, even on a Monday night, then Queenstown is the place to be. So don't, don't be fooled by WanMethven'sthven's small-town charm and serenity; they both have their share of hotspots and adrenalin-pumping activities. Finally, while snow occasionally falls in the resort towns, New Zealand is not known for its on-snow accommodation.
Queenstown is NZealand'sd's adventure capital and #1 year-round holiday resort destination and needs little introduction. No other ski town in Australasia comes close to offering the range of activities, nightlife, restaurants, and shopping you can enjoy in this bustling lakeside ski town. Best of all, it s's only just three-hour direct flight from Sydney, Brisbane, or Melbourne (but be quick, for these flights sell out fast). Much of the accommodation in Queenstown is close to the city centre, so you are within a stroll of all of the action, while shuttle bus services (some supplied free by hotels or the inexpensive Shopper Shuttle) connect you to the more outlying accommodation. Many leading activities also include transport. Self-drive or take advantage of the mountain shuttle services to ski at your choice of the nearby mountains, which are a reasonable drive from the city centre: Coronet Peak, under 30 minutes away; the Remarkables 45 minutes away; and Treble Cone or Cardrona, around 90 minutes away (estimates subject to road, weather, and traffic conditions). Suppose you feel like taking a break from the slopes. In that case, Queenstown offers a virtually unlimited range of other acting opportunities. Our flexible pass options let you choose a selected activity instead of skiing whenever you feel like it.
In many ways, Wanaka is like a boutique version of the better-known Queenstown, 50 minutes drive to the south. You get a similar (locals reckon better) lakefront position, glorious views, and a much smaller selection of restaurants and cafes, shops and nightspots. Wanaka attracts a mix of upmarket skiers looking for a quieter getaway, family skiers who appreciate the first-rate kids' facilities at the neighbour kids 'escorts, hardcore freestyle skiers and boarders looking for action who enjoy the extensive off-piste and steeps. You can ski or board at Treble Cone or Cardrona from Wanaka, around 40 minutes' drive from town, or you can visit the Queenstown ski areas, which are 70 – 90 minutes away. Or for the ultimate experience, Wanaka is the birthplace of heliskiing in New Zealand. The region is also heliskiing largest heliskiing area outside North America, making iheliskiingate a location to experience New Zealand's best skiing and snowboarding. So whethZealand'sjoy fun family skiing, peaceful cross-country touring, park jibbing, or heliskiing, you'll find it in Wanaka.
Wanaka and Queenstown enjoy a limitless variety of exclusive backcountry terrain, making it easy to escape from the crowds. World-class guides, mountaintop landings, sweeping views, hundreds of square kilometres of untamed remote wilderness, and powder snow – have we convinced you yet? Private heliski charters are the ultimate experience, prheliskia helicopter and guide exclusively for your use—experience thousands of vertical feet of untracked snow in the Southern Alps. Costs are based on group numbers and the helicopter hours flown. Charter groups often ski 10 – 15 runs a day.
Hit the slopes and enjoy an exclusive Wanaka family ski holiday! Then, take your family's skiing to the next level with guidance anfamily'srom Greg Harrington (Ex-US Olympic ski coach). With OnePass, you'll be able to explore all of Wanaka's ski fields – Treble Cone, Cardrona, SWanaka's and Snow Farm. Relax with a pinot noir while your in-house private chef prepares the family meal. Then, take in your spectacular surroundings and enjoy the majestic views as the sun sets over the Southern Alps.