The Remarkables Ski Area
Situated on New Zealand’s South Island, the Remarkables Alpine Park is one of Queenstown’s impressive ski fields, a 45-minute drive from Queenstown. It is regarded as the best place to learn to ski for adults and children. Driving up to the Remarkables some may find the road a little daunting, however the good thing about it are the amazing views wherever you look.
It has 3 terrain parks with enough hits and features to satisfy you all season long. Once on the ski field you get magnificent views of Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps.
At the Remarkables lookout you can checkout the famous views and it is this simply amazing scenery that attracts film crews, photographers and TV shows.
It is suitable for a broad range of abilities such as beginners, intermediate/advanced skiers and boarders, families, freeriders and off-piste adventurers.
The mountain offers plenty of big mountain turns. If you want some adventure then try out the sugar bowl offering challenging terrain with plenty of chutes and cliff drops. If you want something a little mellower then try out the intermediate groomed trails which make up 45% of the terrain.
The Remarkables have 3 quad chairs serving a vertical drop of 357 meters with advanced and intermediate trails from top to bottom.
There is a beginner’s area just below the day lodge next to the car park.
The Remarkables is well-known for its family friendly atmosphere and kids aged under six years receive a free day pass.
A shuttle service is available from either Queenstown or the base of the access road.
Highest Point: 1943 metres
Vertical Point: 357 metres
Skiable Area: 220 hectares
Number of Lifts
3 quad chairs, 1 platter, 1 carpet, 1 snow tube rope tow.
Adult $87, Student $65, Child (7-17yrs )/ Senior (65-74yrs) $48
Adult $57, Student $45, Child/Senior $34
Multi-day pass (3 days)
Adult $255, Student $192, Child/Senior $141
Boots, boards, skis, poles, outwear and helmets are available on the mountain
One Day Ski or Board (including lift, lesson and rental)
Child (6-17yrs ski) $160 (8-17yrs snowboard) (includes lunch, lift, lesson and rental)
ski and board lessons
shuttle service – frequent services from Queenstown and the base of the mountain road.