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Ski New Zealand from lake shores to mountain peaks

Postcard views at every ski turn, alpine peaks, azure lakes & resort towns jam packed with Kiwi hospitality. That's what you get when you embark upon a ski holiday of a lifetime in New Zealand.

In the South Island, home to 3 main ski areas, expect world class ski schools, accommodation close to the snow fields with transport from door to slope and value for money ski deals covering the essentials. Did we mention restaurants galore, adventure activities and wineries close to town?  In the North Island, ski on an active volcano at Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand's largest commercial ski area.

All this just a 3 hour flight from east coast Australia. Read facts about skiing in New Zealand.

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Ski Regions of New Zealand

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.

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Ski Queenstown's Winter Wonderland

Central Queenstown to Central Queenstown

0 km
6 Days
  • The Remarkables
  • Night ski Coronet Peak
  • Adventure & adrenalin

Ski Canterbury and Mount Cook Mackenzie

Christchurch to Christchurch

554 km
7 Days
  • Ski Mt Hutt
  • +3 Boutique Ski Fields
  • Hot pools & Stargazing

Ski the South Island

Christchurch to Central Queenstown

562 km
10 Days
  • Queenstown
  • Mt Hutt
  • Tekapo
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