Ohau Snow Fields

Ski Resort

Ohau is a commercial ski field situated in Mackenzie country, Canterbury in the South Island of New Zealand. The terrain is inside a big basin and there is a 20 min hike up to the ridge from the top of the lift. You get magnificent views of beautiful snow capped mountains of the Southern Alps once at the top.

Ohau is suitable for all levels and facilities offered to suit everyone for instance for beginners there’s the easy to use snow mat. For intermediates to advanced there’s exciting terrain in excellent powder areas. On field accommodation is available 15 min from the slopes at Lake Ohau Lodge.


Beginner 20%
Intermediate 50%
Advanced 30%

Highest Point: 1825 metres
Vertical Point: 400 metres
Skiable Area: 125 hectares

Number of Lifts

1 double chairlift, 1 platter, 1 snow mat


Day Pass
Adult $68, Student $48, Child $26, Over 65 receive 50% discount, Under 5 Free
Half Day
Adult $3, Student $30, Child $17, Under 5 Free

Hire Equipment

A range of boots, skis, poles, snowboards and outerwear are available on the field.


Beginners Ski (includes, lessons, lifts and rental)
Adult $70, Student $65, Child $40
Beginners Board (includes, lessons, lifts and rental)
Adult $80, Student $75, Child $50


awesome off-piste
2 groomers
shuttle services from the base lodge
equipment hire
ski and board lessons
on field accommodation at Lake Ohau Lodge

Address: PO Box 51, Twizel
Phone: +64 3 438 9885
Email: reservations@ohau.co.nz
Website: www.ohau.co.nz

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