Planning your Ski Adventure

Direct flights from major Australian and New Zealand centres, world class accommodation options and excellent services are available to make planning your ski holiday a breeze. 

Arriving in Queenstown

Arriving in Queenstown

Within 15 minutes of touching down at Queenstown International Airport you can arrive in the resort centre, set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by mountains.

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Perfect Accommodation

Perfect Accommodation

Feeling at home is easy with accommodation options to suit every need. From serviced apartments to luxury homes, from backpackers to 5-star hotels. Take your pick between a secluded hideaway or in-town accommodation right in the action.

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Getting to the ski areas

Getting to the ski areas

Accessing the ski areas is easy, car rental companies offer the perfect options to self-drive and a variety of operators offer transfers for those who want to sit back and enjoy the views.

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Equipment rental and transport

Equipment rental and transport

Arranging transfers to the ski areas, ski passes, equipment hire and lessons is easy with a number of outlets in town, or on the mountain.

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Top Tips

Top Tips

Season dates: early June to early October*
Queenstown Daily Ski Passes: less than $100

Get snow and road information before you go:
Local radio (The Breeze 92FM or 92.8FM)
Local TV (Channel 5)
Accommodation reception
The Snowphone: 0900 99 766

* Weather dependent.

Ski Area Information

From Airport to Slopes in Minutes.

Land in the heart of the Southern Alps, Queenstown's International Airport receives daily direct flights from Australia and New Zealand's main ports

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Queenstown is an exciting and inspiring winter destination – home to four ski areas, a cosmopolitan après ski culture in the vibrant alpine resort and a huge range of activities for days off the slopes.

The ski season kicks off in June and runs through to October, catering for learners and those after some tougher terrain to lay their fresh tracks.

With one of the longest ski seasons in the Southern Hemisphere, a winter holiday in Queenstown offers a ski or snowboard enthusiast unparalleled alpine scenery and a huge variety of open terrain. Get a taste of winter sports on fresh powder, with off piste skiing or even a heli-skiing adventure, topping it all off with Queenstown’s vibrant après ski atmosphere and nightlife.