There’s plenty of action to be enjoyed on and off the ski fields on this epic South Island winter adventure.
The ‘Adventure Capital’ is also home to the best ski fields.
From adventure to relaxation, there’s a lot to do here.
Enjoy endless fun on Lake Wanaka’s slopes and beyond.
Lake Tekapo's small ski fields are renowned for grand views.
Conquer the slopes of Mt Hutt in Methven, another ski haven.
Funky Christchurch mixes history with a contemporary vibe.
This South Island roadie is all about getting among the best of everything that the New Zealand winter brings.
Your adventure begins in Queenstown, boasting one of the longest ski seasons in the Southern Hemisphere, top-notch ski areas and a vibrant après ski atmosphere and nightlife. The night skiing at Coronet Peak is truly epic while heli-skiing is an excellent way to experience the untouched treeless alpine terrain of this stunning region. Continue your ski and snowboarding adventures in nearby Wanaka, oozing with small town charm - another strong contender for South Island’s top ski spot. Beyond the white stuff, both towns offer plenty of activities when you need a break from the mountains. Check out this Wanaka ski itinerary.
Picturesque by day and dazzling by night, Lake Tekapo features smaller ski fields with stunning views of Canterbury and Aoraki Mount Cook. Another star in South Island’s ski offering is Mount Hutt, the biggest commercial ski field in the region and one that boasts the longest ski season in New Zealand. Finish off this energetic trip with a wind down in historic Christchurch.