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Everybody knows winter is more fun with snow! Escape the city blues and make the most of the season by hitting the Southern Hemisphere’s most epic alpine destination.

The wait is over. Winter adventure has arrived in the ultimate mountain playground. Just a short direct flight away, plenty of fun awaits in Queenstown including world-class ski resorts, adventure activities and iconic nightlife.

If you’re looking for fun on and off the mountain, Queenstown is the place to be this winter.

Find out how you can win an epic ski weekend in Queenstown below. 

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winner @geneviene_holden!

Win a ski trip to Queenstown

Want to escape the winter city blues? Strike a snowflake! Show us your love for snow and why we should take you on a ski trip to Queenstown.

How to enter:

  1. Capture your best snowflake pose

  2. Share your photo on Instagram including a creative caption as to why we should take you to Queenstown this winter

  3. Include #TakeMeToQueenstown 

  4. Tag @QueenstownNZ

  5. Follow @QueenstownNZ


Competition ended Sunday 30 June 2019.

Congratulations to @geneviene_holden who won our #TakeMeToQueenstown competition.

Woman Jumping in Snow Snowboarder Getting Air

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What you win

A long weekend ski holiday package for winter 2019 flying ex Sydney-Queenstown for two people. The package includes:

  • Return flights for two adults from Sydney to Queenstown
  • 3 nights’ accommodation for two people at Mi-Pad Queenstown 
  • 2 ski lift passes including rental equipment for two people redeemable at The Remarkables or Coronet Peak ski areas
  • 2 tandem 9,000ft skydives with NZONE 
  • Gondola, Dinner and Stargazing Combo at Skyline Queenstown for 2 persons 


Travel dates must be between: 12 August 2019 and 30 September 2019 and are subject to availability. The total prize pool is valued up to $3,500 NZD and will be received by one winner only.

Competition closed Sunday 30 June 2019. 

Check out the full Terms and Conditions.

Can't wait to hit the snow?

Queenstown's ski fields are open from June, and you can get here in just 3 hours with direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown.

Here's all you need to know to plan your Queenstown ski trip this winter.