Skiing in Queenstown and Wanaka

Only a three-hour flight away, Queenstown and Wanaka are the perfect ski holiday destinations. 

There's lots to see and do

Wanaka
Treble Cone, Wanaka

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Queenstown nightlife, Queenstown

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Onsen Hot Pools, Queenstown

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Night-skiing at Coronet Peak, Queenstown

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The Remarkables, Queenstown

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Coronet Peak , Queenstown

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Treble Cone

Queenstown

Hot pools

Night skiing

Jet boating

Cardrona

The Remarkables

Coronet Peak

Wanaka

Wanaka

Discover Treble Cone, Wanaka

Highlights

  • Largest ski area in the South Island
  • Free beginner surface lift
  • 30 mins drive from Wanaka
Queenstown

Queenstown

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Top experiences in Queenstown

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Highlights

  • Relax at lively bars and restaurants
  • Visit the many wineries
  • Sample the local fare
Queenstown

Queenstown

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Top holiday experiences

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Queenstown

Queenstown

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Top experiences in Queenstown & Wanaka

There's lots to see and do in Queenstown and Wanaka. Start planning your peak of winter now!

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Highlights

  • Coronet Peak, the home of night skiing
  • Wednesday, Friday & Saturday nights
  • Plus epic après-ski parties
Queenstown

Queenstown

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Highlights

  • Adrenaline capital of New Zealand
  • Try a jet boat on the Shotover river
  • Or do a bungy jump or skydive
Wanaka

Wanaka

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Highlights

  • Extensive terrain parks and pipes
  • Explore Snow Farm and Soho Basin
  • Wide open trails across 3 vast basins
Queenstown

Queenstown

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Highlights

  • Epic snow for skiers of every level
  • Queenstown’s Alpine playground
  • Southern Hemisphere’s only Burton Stash
Queenstown

Queenstown

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Highlights

  • Spectacular terrain for all abilities
  • Dedicated beginner areas
  • Four cafes on the mountain

Experience your peak of winter in Queenstown and Wanaka. Choose from four world-class ski areas; The Remarkables, Coronet Peak, Cardrona and Treble Cone all with world-class snow and varied terrain for skiers of all abilities. Plus there's lots of off-mountain activities in the alpine towns of Queenstown and Wanaka to explore. 


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