Coronet Peak

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 from late June on Wednesday and Friday nights until late August (subject to conditions). A lineup of events brings the slopes to life with fun, fireworks and live music.

Coronet Peak opens 16 June - 1 October 2023

Skiers shredding Coronet Peak mountainCoronet Peak Ski Area

The Remarkables

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 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.

The Remarkables is a firm local favourite and the ultimate place to ski off-piste on a powder day.

The Remarkables opens 17 June - 8 October 2023.

Group of skiers and snowboarders at the top of The RemarkablesRemarkables Ski Resort

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 over 400 hectares of terrain 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.

Minimise your environmental impact this season and grab the free mountain shuttle from the bottom of the Cardrona access road (Pines Carpark). The bus will drop you off right outside the ticket office.

Cardrona Alpine Resort opens 17 June - 15 October 2023

Cardrona Alpine ResortSnowboarding at Cardrona

Treble Cone

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 a free shuttle from the carpark at the bottom of the mountain road to the base building.

Treble Cone opens 24 June - 1 October 2023

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Opening dates are subject to conditions. Be sure to check individual ski area snow reports for the latest updates.