Cardrona Alpine Resort is situated between Wanaka and Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. It offers a comfortable and friendly ski and snowboard resort with plenty of wide open spaces, avoiding congestion.
The resort is suitable for all abilities and ages including families, freeriders, teenagers, kids and senior citizens. There is a designated area for beginners, wide open groomed slopes for intermediates, chutes for the advanced and pipe park for freeriders – the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere which includes four half pipes, trails and a gravity cross course.
Cardrona has four kids’ amenities including licensed childcare and great learn-to-ski and snowboard programs catering for age’s 3mths-14yrs.
Ski and Snowboard Lessons and hire equipment is available on the mountain. On field accommodation is also provided comprising of 15 apartments each sleeping two to eight people.
Seasons run late June to early October.
Highest Point: 1894 metres
Vertical Point: 390 metres
Skiable Area: 320 hectares
Number of Lifts
1 detachable quad chairlift, 2 quad express chairlifts, 3 carpets, 1 platter lift
Adult $85, Student $69, Child (6-17yrs) $42, Seniors $45, under 6 Free
Adult $62, Student $55, Child (6-17yrs) $34, Seniors n/a, under 6 Free
Adult $1299, Student $1180, Child (6-17yrs) $290, Seniors $395, 75+/under 6 $5
There is a hire outlet on the mountain including skis, boots, poles, snowboards and helmets. Some thins are available for purchase such as gloves, goggles etc.
(includes lifts, lessons and rental)
Beginner ski or board
Adult $85, Child (6-17yrs) $70
Intermediate ski or board
Adult $142, Child (6-17yrs) $90
wide open groomed trails
plenty of dry, powdery snow
ski and board lessons