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

Temple Basin Ski Area

Ski Resort Temple Basin is a tall alpine club field in the heart of a national park, surrounded by wonderful mountains. It is a favourite ski resort among snowboarders because of its excellent 320 hectares of terrain including basins, chutes and natural half pipes, accessible via 3 rope tows and some hiking along the ridges. … Read moreTemple Basin Ski Area

Porter Heights Ski Area

Ski Resort Porter Heights Ski Area is the closest ski area to Christchurch – the first thing that will hit you is the steepness of the slopes, with the highest lifted point to 1980 metres. You get some stunning views of the Southern Alps with Lake Coleridge sparkling below. There have been some fantastic mountain … Read morePorter Heights Ski Area

Mount Olympus Ski Field

Ski Resort Mt Olympus is one and half hours from Christchurch. It is a club field on New Zealand’s Craigieburn range set deep in the Ryton Valley. It offers incredible and uncrowded terrain in a back-country setting which gives it that middle of nowhere feeling. The ski area is a large south-facing bowl which captures … Read moreMount Olympus Ski Field

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

Skiing in New Zealand

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 … Read moreSkiing in New Zealand

Ski Queenstown New Zealand

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 … Read moreSki Queenstown New Zealand

Ski Mount Hutt in Central South Island

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 … Read moreSki Mount Hutt in Central South Island

Ski Wanaka

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 … Read moreSki Wanaka