Ski like a local and enjoy the stunning snow-capped mountains of the Southern Alps.

Queenstown and Wanaka is a haven for snow lovers. With 5 commercial ski resorts, choose from The Remarkables, Coronet Peak, CardronaTreble Cone and Snow Farm(opens in new window) with something for everyone including Olympic-sized super pipes, state of the art chairlifts, cruising groomed runs, big mountain style and spectacular views.

To experience fresh, untouched powder, head to Soho Basin(opens in new window), a private ski area with snowcats instead of chairlifts, or embark on a heliskiing adventure.

With world class ski resorts added with plenty of après-ski and downtime options in the bustling Queenstown and laid back Wanaka resort towns, you'll be sure to have a snow holiday you won't want to end.

Ski activities for all experience levels

From beginners, regulars or even the more advanced, Queenstown and Wanaka offers enjoyable experiences no matter what your skill level is. First-time skiers and boarders are well catered for with dedicated beginner ski areas and lift/lesson/rental package options at all four resorts. For the more experienced, strap on the Go Pro and point your skis or board downward and enjoy the advanced terrain ride Freeride World Tour big mountain skiers and Olympic slopestylers crave for. Small Planet Sports in Queenstown caters exclusively for all backcountry touring equipment and big name demo gear for those seeking adventure.

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