What’s new at The Remarkables and Coronet Peak
The Remarkables has the new Sugar Bowl Express chairlift fully operational for the 2021 season, making it faster and easier to access two brand new trails from the top of Sugar Bowl Express: Nakahi and Serpentine. The Sugar Bowl development has also widened and lengthened the trails, providing more terrain to explore this winter.
Keep your eye out this season for a new Montana Twister ski tuning robot at Coronet Peak this winter, on hand to ensure rental equipment will be in the very best condition. You'll also find a new ‘self-serve’ area Coronet Peak's base building for those who want to bring a picnic up the mountain.
Coronet Peak is also bringing back an epic line up of events for winter 2021 including Night Ski, which will be running every Wednesday, Friday and select Saturday nights from 30 June - 27 August, and the famous Dog Derby in August.
Cardrona Alpine Resort
Skiing Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone this winter
Cardrona Alpine Resort is bringing an incredible amount of new terrain this season with the brand new Willows Quad chair, opening up an extra 65 hectares of snow. Their new free mountain shuttle will get you from A to B in no time, doing all the hard work for you.
Take your skills to the next level on Treble Cone's expansive terrain this winter without having to worry about the car park. Treble Cone will also be offering a free mountain shuttle this season, so kick off the boots and relax until it's time to ride.
Where to check out for this year's après ski?
No trip to Queenstown is complete without a hearty feed or drink in one of the new additions to Queenstown's après scene.
For family-friendly eats located near the base of The Remarkables, head to The Crown Pub and Beer Garden. The kids playroom, local wine and beer, and delicious Sunday roast makes this spot perfect for the whole family.
Located at the base of Coronet Peak, you'll find Cargo at Gantley's. The Gantley's building is one of Queenstown's oldest hospitality business, dating way back to 1865, and is now home Cargo one of Queenstown's favourite breweries. The perfect spot to stop in for breakfast before a day up the mountain, or pop in for some apres-ski by a roaring log fire.
Raise your salt rimmed glasses and meet the new Mexican restaurant in town! Margo’s draws inspiration from Mexico with everything from their bold, colourful and unique food and drink menu to the street art and quirky interiors.
Long term local Pedro’s has opened a new tapas restaurant at a lakeside location in downtown Queenstown. Pedro's By The Lake pairs iconic views with Pedro’s iconic dishes, serving up sizzling garlic prawns, calamari, paella, and of course Pedro’s famous lamb.
Stay of Queenstown
Rest your head
Queenstown accommodation offering is second to none, with a great selection of new hotels and bed and breakfasts to try out during your 2021 ski trip.
The new Holiday Inn Express and Suites is set in a prime location, an easy walk from Queenstown's town centre. Ideal for skiers, a buffet breakfast is included within all room rates which will set you up nicely for a big day on the slopes. The in-house drying room and sauna will help ensure you're prepped and ready to ski day after day this season.
Add a little luxury with a Stay of Queenstown, a new luxury bed and breakfast with beautiful views over Lake Whakatipu and Kelvin Heights Peninsula. The small team at Stay of Queenstown pride themselves on the small touches, with local produce and refreshments set up in each room to greet guests on arrival.
For stunning views right next to the Kawarau River, LQ by Wyndham provides thoughtful amenities and spectacular scenery, LQ by Wyndham is perfectly positioned for days spent skiing at The Remarkables.