Whakapapa Ski Area

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Ski Resort Whakapapa is located on the north-eastern slopes of Mt Ruapehu and is renowned as New Zealand’s largest and busiest ski area. It has a skiable area of 550ha, and a total of 43 runs from beginner to advance. It has a stylish chairlift system and more than 30 groomed trails catering to all levels of skiers and snowboarders, off-piste areas for intermediates and advanced, and a tobogganing and tubing area. At Whakapapa ski...

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Turoa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu

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Ski Resort Mt Ruapehu is New Zealand’s largest skiing area, fours hours drive from either Auckland or Wellington. It is located inside Tongariro National Park, a dual world heritage site. Mt Ruapehu has two of the largest Ski Areas, Turoa and Whakapapa as well as the highest lift access and the longest vertical drop in Australasia. Turoa is the highest ski area in New Zealand. There are a total of ten lifts on the mountain giving...

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Manganui Ski Area – Stratford Mountain Club

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Ski Resort Manganui Ski Area is situated on Mount Taranaki in the western North Island, 4.5hrs drive from Auckland.  It is the only ski field on Taranaki and is a welcoming club field run by Stratford Mountain Club.   Facilities offered here include two natural half pipes, gentle slope for beginners, intermediate slopes and great terrain for advanced skiers and snowboarders. There are a total of three lifts on the mountain, these are...

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How much does it cost to ski in New Zealand?

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This all depends on where you want to ski as all the resorts have their own price range. It also depends on the type of pass you want. The three major ski fields are Mt Hutt, The Remarkables and Coronet Peak. If you plan to ski at one of the Wanaka’s winter resorts, Cardrona (suitable for beginners), Treble Cone (suitable for advanced), Snow Farm or Snow Park NZ, then an Adult day pass will cost you between $75 to $99 dollars....

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When to Ski in New Zealand

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The skiing and snowboarding season begins in June and runs till October and the best times to ski are usually July and August outside of school holidays.  If you plan a vacation during the school holidays then it can get really busy and crowded as skiing is a popular activity in winter. The coldest months are June and July.  August is the peak time in which to ski as it’s when the Kiwis and Ozzies ski, and September and October offer...

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Snowboarding in New Zealand

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Many people enjoy to Snowboard rather than ski and it’s a popular activity in New Zealand during the winter season. All New Zealand ski areas provide for snowboarding and you will often find more snowboarders than skiiers. The most popular places for snowboarding seems to be Wanaka, Cardrona and the Remarkables. Infact Wanaka is New Zealand’s snowboarding capital and is filled with people during the ski season. Snow Park, New...

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Skiing in New Zealand

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Come winter New Zealand is a popular destination for ski retreats. New Zealand has a total of 23 ski resorts with most of them being on the South Island where all the snowy mountains are with the most ecstatic sceneries. The skiing and snowboarding season begins in June and runs till October. New Zealand has snowboarding and skiing resorts to suit everyone from beginners to Advanced. No1guide has written an article comparing all 23...

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New Zealand Ski Report

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New Zealand snow reports and local ski conditions can be viewed by visiting http://www.snowreports.co.nz. Information is updated daily throughout the ski season. Popular New Zealand’s skiing areas are Mt Ruapehu – New Zealand’s largest skiing area, Queenstown which is famous for its two ski resorts, the Coronet Peak and the Remarkables and Wanaka regions – New Zealand’s favourite destination for Skiing and...

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Snowplanet – 365 day a year Auckland snow resort

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Ever felt like going skiing on hot summers day? Well you can! Snowplanet is New Zealand’s first and unique 365 days a year indoor snow dome located in Auckland at Silverdale, a 20 minute drive north from downtown Auckland. Visitors and residents of Auckland enjoy the excitement of the different variety of snowsports and the tranquil surroundings of an indoor snow resort regardless of what the Auckland weather is like. snowplanet...

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Ski New Zealand’s Largest skiing area – Mt Ruapehu

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The Ruapehu District is a four hour drive from either Auckland or Wellington however, if you are travelling from the Waitomo Caves or Rotorua then it wont take you as long to reach. There is always plenty to do here including visiting Mount Doom where the famous Lord of the Rings was filmed but Ruapehu is most popular during the winter season for its largest developed ski area and its most famous volcano – Whakapapa. There are...

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Helpful Ski Tips

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National Snow phone for weather reports 0900 99 SNO (766) costs incurred per minute. Check the snow report which is available from most ski area hotels from 7am daily. It will also advice if chains may be required Remember to carry chains on mountain access roads. A chain hire and fitting service is available on the Remarkables and Mt. Hutt access roads, but is not available at Coronet Peak. Therefore guests are advised to check the...

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Ski Queenstown New Zealand

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Queenstown is located 487 kms south of Christchurch (approx 7 hours drive) or 55 minute domestic flight from Christchurch. There are two ski resorts in Queenstown, the Coronet Peak and the Remarkables. Why ski in Queenstown? amazing scenery Variety of activities for when your not skiing on those days off family attractions Great night life Excellent range of accomodation The Coronet Peak Seasons run approx mid June to early October,...

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Ski Mount Hutt in Central South Island

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Ski Resort Mount Hutt ski resort is located in Canterbury in the Methven Region of the South Island approx 90 minutes drive from Christchurch city (94 kms). It’s one of the most popular skiing resorts in New Zealand and one of the closest ski fields to Christchurch. It’s estimated that an average of 4.5 m of snow falls here annually. At Mount Hutt you can experience some of the great features that it has to offer like the...

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Ski Wanaka

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Location Daily flights and coaches departing Christchurch Approx 5.5 hours drive from Christchurch (424 kms south of Christchurch) Approx 1.5 hours drive from Queenstown (71 kms north of Queenstown) Why Ski Wanaka? Wanaka is New Zealand’s favourite destination for Skiing and snowboarding in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s famous for it’s fabulous snow and huge landscape with amazing views, including those of Lake...

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