Cardrona Alpine Resort

Ski Resort 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 … Read moreCardrona Alpine Resort

The Remarkables Ski Area

Ski Resort 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 … Read moreThe Remarkables Ski Area

Coronet Peak Ski Area

Ski Resort Coronet Peak is New Zealand’s premier and most popular ski resort. It is a 25 minute drive from Queenstown along sealed roads. Seasons run approx mid June to early October, opening from 9am – 4pm. Coronet Peak is suited to all levels offering beginner to advanced slopes. Coronet Peak has 280 hectares of … Read moreCoronet Peak Ski Area

Roundhill Ski Area

Ski Resort Roundhill Ski Area is located in the heart of the Mackenzie Country where you can enjoy stunning views of Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo and the Mackenzie Basin. Roundhill Ski field is suitable for families, beginners and intermediate skiers, school groups and training ski teams. With the all new terrain park the ski field … Read moreRoundhill Ski Area

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 … Read moreOhau Snow Fields

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 … Read moreMount Dobson Ski Area

Turoa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu

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 … Read moreTuroa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu

Manganui Ski Area – Stratford Mountain Club

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 … Read moreManganui Ski Area – Stratford Mountain Club

How much does it cost to ski in New Zealand?

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 … Read moreHow much does it cost to ski in New Zealand?

When to Ski in New Zealand

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 … Read moreWhen to Ski in New Zealand