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5 reasons to visit Queenstown this winter

There's always a perfect reason to visit Queenstown, but for snow buffs, here are five reasons why you should visit in winter 2019.

Night Ski parties at Coronet Peak

Night Ski parties at Coronet Peak

Night Ski parties at Coronet Peak

1. Night ski to your heart's content

Night Ski at Coronet Peak every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night from late June to early September. Check out epic sunsets and send it down floodlit trails with your mates. Experience après ski beside a roaring fire or dance while the DJ spins tunes. The perfect way to end a day packed full of activities or warm up for a big night out in Queenstown.

Apres ski on Steamers Wharf Queenstown

Apres ski on Steamers Wharf Queenstown

Apres ski on Steamers Wharf Queenstown

2. Updated après

With over 150 bars and restaurants in Queenstown, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to après ski. You could easily be here for weeks on end and not visit the same place twice. Local restaurants are continuously reworking and updating their menus meaning even your all-time favourites will have some new winter warmers this year. 

remarkables ski field

Remarkables ski field

Remarkables ski field

3. Ever-changing ski fields

Skiers and snowboarders are spoilt for choice in Queenstown. There is something for everyone at the four ski fields, all located within a short drive from the bustling town centre. No two winters are the same on the mountains with new runs and park features popping up every winter.

NZONE Skydive Queeenstown

NZONE Skydive Queeenstown

4. Bigger adrenaline rushes

The options to get that sweet adrenaline rush in Queenstown are only getting more thrilling and diverse. Skydive, bungy, jet boat, zip or canyon swing to your heart's content while taking in the snow-capped mountain views and crisp fresh air.

Heli Skiing

Heli Skiing

Heli Skiing

5. Find fresh tracks

Queenstown heli skiing and snowboarding is an unforgettable experience. Fresh untouched powder, pristine backcountry terrain and stunning views. Heli skiing really is the ultimate snow experience and here you've got more terrain to choose from than anywhere else in the Southern Hemisphere!

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