Queenstown ski itinerary

5 DAYS

Puntos destacados

  • The Remarkables
  • Night ski Coronet Peak
  • Adventure & adrenaline

Proximidad

CAR-FREE TRAVEL OPTIONS

There are shuttles available from central Queenstown

Jaw-dropping scenery and fun on the slopes await visitors to Queenstown during this 5-day skiing itinerary.

Explore Queenstown’s closest ski field, Coronet Peak and take a spin under the stars during night skiing.  Enjoy the expansive mountain range that is The Remarkables, sitting proudly above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Then take a break from the slopes and discover some of the other amazing activities Queenstown has to offer.

Day 1: Queenstown

Queenstown
Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown Trail, Queenstown

By Miles Holden

Queenstown

QUEENSTOWN

Home to the ultimate adventure bucket list

Puntos destacados

  • Adventure capital
  • Food and wine
  • Vibrant nightlife

TOP EXPERIENCES IN QUEENSTOWN

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You’ll be mesmerised as your plane descends between the sky-piercing Alps and lands at New Zealand’s most picturesque airport, only a few minutes' drive into the heart of Queenstown

Spend your day exploring central Queenstown and preparing for your ski adventure. A great way to see this beautiful alpine town is with a trip up Bob's Peak in the Skyline Gondola.

Day 2: Spend the day at The Remarkables

Queenstown
The Remarkables, Queenstown

By Miles Holden

Puntos destacados

  • Backcountry runs
  • Snow terrain parks
  • Panoramic views

Proximidad

  • By car: 40 min | from Queenstown
  • By bus: Snowline Express departs from the Snow Centre

THE REMARKABLES SKI AREA

Known for its friendly atmosphere, high altitude and north-facing sunny slopes.

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Start your ski adventure on The Remarkables' amazing ski slopes. The 1.2km new Curvy Basin chairlift will whisk you to the top of the mountain, even if you’re just starting out. If you’re a complete novice, the sun-drenched learners’ area is the perfect place. Fancy venturing further afield? There are backcountry runs and black diamond runs to challenge the most accomplished skiers or riders. There are some awesome snow terrain parks to check out too.

After a day on the slopes, there is nothing better than soaking in a hot spa or enjoying a therapeutic massage before hitting the town for the evening. 

Day 3 - 4: Coronet Peak

Queenstown
Night skiing at Coronet Peak, Queenstown

By Camilla Stoddart

Puntos destacados

  • Gold mining heritage
  • Park after Dark freestyle run

Proximidad

  • By car: 25 min | from Queenstown
  • By bus: The Snowline Express departs the Snow Centre

CORONET PEAK

Superb conditions and a spectacular rollercoaster terrain.

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Spend day three checking out Coronet Peak, the closest ski field to Queenstown (just 25 minutes drive). Here you can ski literally from dawn to dusk and it's also the place for night skiing. Watch the pristine afternoon sky transform itself into glorious hues of pink before the sun sets and the night lights come on. Park after Dark has freestyle runs with boxes, rails and airbags.  Dine on the deck and enjoy the evening atmosphere.

Day four, the choice is yours; take your pick of Coronet Peak or The Remarkables.

Day 5: Explore the Queenstown Region

New Zealand
The Ledge Bungy in Queenstown, New Zealand

By AJ Hackett

Puntos destacados

  • Bungy, jet boating or rafting
  • Visit Glenorchy or Arrowtown
  • Take a day trip to Milford Sound

Proximidad

ARROWTOWN

Explore one of New Zealand's most picturesque towns.

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Before heading home, take some time to check out some of the other things Queenstown has to see and do. Take a sightseeing tour to Glenorchy, or try out some of Queenstown's many adventure activities - this place is especially famous for bungy jumping and jet boating.

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