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Skiing & Snowboarding

Four ski areas within easy reach, huge range of backcountry terrain
and vibrant nightlife for fun beyond the mountains.

Queenstown is New Zealand’s premier snow sports destination.

The Heart of
the Action

With the closest ski field just 20 minutes from the vibrant town centre, and an International Airport located even closer, Queenstown is the perfect base for your ski holiday.

FOUR SKI AREAS, ENDLESS TERRAIN

FOUR SKI AREAS, ENDLESS TERRAIN

On or off piste, parks or groomed runs. Our four ski areas offer huge variety of terrain for all abilities and styles. For the most adventurous, Heli trips can transform the Southern Alps into an endless playground.

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VIBRANT APRÈS SKI

VIBRANT APRÈS SKI

There is plenty to enjoy after a day on the mountain, from indulgent spas to bustling bars, from cheap and cheerful to award winning dining. Queenstown après ski lifestyle is unbeatable.

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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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There’s no better place to indulge in winter sports than in Queenstown. With ski terrain for all skier and snowboarder abilities, including beginner, intermediate and advanced. You can enjoy world class infrastructure at one of four ski fields, or take a Queenstown heli skiing adventure to explore our backcountry to lay your fresh tracks in the untouched powder. Queenstown’s après ski atmosphere and nightlife can replenish your reserves before you start dreaming of your next off-piste skiing adventure while pouring over tomorrow’s ski report.