Queenstown’s closest ski field, Coronet Peak is located an easy 20-minute drive from the town centre.
With exciting roller coaster terrain, excellent facilities and picturesque views across Lake Whakatipu and Lake Hayes, Coronet Peak suits all abilities with dedicated learner runs and advanced terrain across the mountain.
Night skiing runs Wednesday and Friday nights until late August, with a bonus Saturday night ski over the July school holidays. A lineup of events brings the slopes to life with fun, fireworks and live music.
Coronet Peak opens 17 June - 16 October 2022
Fun for the whole family, The Remarkables ski area offers sunny north-facing terrain and facilities to suit anyone from first-timers to advanced skiers and high-flying freestylers.
Located a mere 40 minutes from the town centre, the ski field boasts an impressive architecturally designed base building, and high-speed six-seater chairlifts to the slopes of Curvey Basin and Sugar Bowl.
This season, the popular Cross Fall and Serpentine trails have been widened, and more snow guns have been installed, for an even more exciting Remarkables ski experience. A firm local favourite and the ultimate place to ski off-piste on a powder day.
The Remarkables opens 18 June - 16 October 2022.
Cardrona Alpine Resort
Cardrona Alpine Resort is the perfect place for beginners and intermediates, with a gondola chairlift (chondola), easy-to-use surface lifts, specialized beginner packages and plenty of wide-open trails spread over three basins.
Cardrona also offers the most extensive terrain park facilities in the Southern Hemisphere with four terrain parks, two half-pipes and a gravity-cross course.
The team have been busy installing a new chairlift to get you to the slopes faster, opening up an extra 65 hectares and a whole new ski area. Grab a free shuttle from the Pines car park at Cardrona and the base of the Treble Cone access road.
Cardrona Alpine Resort opens 11 June - 16 October 2022
Treble Cone offers a real New Zealand snow experience, providing some of the best free riding in New Zealand. Long uncrowded slopes, legendary off-piste terrain and epic views, this expansive mountain has the longest vertical rise in the Southern Lakes. For beginner skiers and snowboarders, Treble Cone offers a free dedicated lift and protected slope located next to the convenience of the Base Lodge facilities.
The ski area is 1.5 hours drive from Queenstown, and Treble Cone provides shuttle transport from the car park at the bottom of the mountain road to the base building.
Treble Cone opens 25 June - 25 September 2022