Long before you arrive see the mountains rise above the Canterbury plains.
As Aoraki Mt Cook soars high above you, the boutique ski fields of Roundhill, Mt Dobson and Ohau spread out before you.
Make your way to Queenstown and Wanaka to experience world-class ski resorts, exciting off-mountain activities and scenery that will blow you away.
The South Island has nine commercial ski fields within easy reach of Queenstown or Christchurch. Expect dramatic scenery, fantastic snow and diverse runs.
The North Island's Mt Ruapehu, with its two commercial fields, is the country''s only skiable volcano.