Whether you choose the snowy peaks of the North Island or the wide-open plains of the South, there's something for everyone in New Zealand.
Check out more about Mt Hutt
Voted New Zealand's Best Ski Resort, Mt Hutt has wide open terrain suitable for all ski and snowboard ability levels.Find out more
Check out more about Treble Cone
With a free surface lift for beginners to far-reaching boundaries for uncrowded skiing, Treble Cone promises plenty of legendary powder.Find out more
A winter holiday is about so much more than skiing. Find things to do in Canterbury.Find out more
There's lots to see and do in QueenstownFind out more
Every ski field is accessible by car and driving yourself means you can arrive or leave whenever you want. For more information on driving in winter, click here.
Before you pack your beanie and gloves, check out our list of must-knows by clicking 'read more'.
Staying on the South Island? Fly direct into Christchurch to ski the hidden gem, Mt Hutt, (just over an hour from the airport) or base yourself in Queenstown and discover The Remarkables and Coronet Peak. Drive a little further towards the stunning Lake Wanaka and you'll find Cardrona and Treble Cone ski fields.
Whether you're a beginner or expert, there's snow to suit everyone. Skiing in New Zealand is above the tree line so expect wide open alpine bowls of snow.
The average lift pass price for a day on the hill ranges from around NZ$65 in the club fields to NZ$100 at the more commercial fields. You can hire ski gear in the towns or on the mountain.