Mount Dobson Ski Area

Ski Resort

Mount Dobson is a commercial activity not a club field, well-known for dry powder and fantastic views with the highest base facilities in New Zealand.
It has wide open sunny slopes and once you have finished your runs, you can ride the Triple Chairlift back to the top.

Mt Dobson Ski Area suits all levels from first timers to advance. The 3 kilometer wide field has a T-bar lift and New Zealand’s largest beginners area. The natural half-pipe at the top of the chairlift is a favourite among boarders.


Beginner 20%
Intermediate 50%
Advanced 30%

Highest Point: 2110 metres
Vertical Point: 420 metres
Skiable Area: 350 hectares

Number of Lifts

1 chairlift, 1 t-bar, 1 platter, 1 learner rope tow


Day Pass
Adult $65, Student $50, Child $38, Under 12 $25, Under 5 Free
Half Day
Adult $45, Student $35, Child $28, Under 12 $15, Under 5 Free

Season Pass (the earlier you purchase the cheaper it is)
Purchase by 31st May
Adult $460, Student $370, Child $320, Under 12 $240

Multi-Day Pass – 3 days
Adult $176, Student $135, Child $103, Under 12 $68

Hire Equipment

Yes it is available on the mountain including skis, boots, poles, snowboards, outerwear, gloves and helmets.


Beginners Packages (includes lift, rental and lessons)
Adult $80, Student $80, Child $58, Under 12 $52
Adult $95 Student $95, Child $73, Under 12 $62


plenty jumps and rails
triple chair with little queues
natural half-pipe
2 Groomers
snow making
ski and board Hire
toilets and shelter

Address: 30 Alloway Street
Phone: +64 3 685 8039
Web Site:

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