Skiing & Snowboarding in Wanaka New Zealand

Wanaka Activities - Skiing at Cardrona ski resortThinking of hitting the slopes in  New Zealand? You’re not the only one. It pays to be prepared, know where to go and book ahead. Bus companies run shuttles to the ski fields and accommodation will vary depending on your budget and what you’re looking for. Late April is a good time to book ahead for the winter season which runs between June and September. So why not check out our brilliant Winter Specials? – Click here!

Best for snowboarding

Treble Cone in New Zealand’s Queenstown-Wanaka region boasts legendary off-piste terrain and mesmerising views with long uncrowded slopes and undulating runs. With 45 per cent of the ski terrain rated as advanced or expert, snowboarding in Treble Cone is an unforgettable experience.

What does it cost?

A full-day lift pass at Treble Cone starts at $95 for adults and $48 for children if you book in advance online. 

Best for families

The best place for families is Cardrona Alpine Resort – popular with visitors staying in Wanaka. Experts won’t have as much fun here, but if you’re looking for somewhere safe with wide open groomers and a laid-back vibe, Cardrona is your place. Intermediates and freestylers will enjoy the slopes and the stunning views down to the South Lake Valley.

What does it cost?

Lift passes start at $95 for adults and $48 for children if you book in advance online.

via Skiing in Australia and New Zealand – Yahoo!7 – Totaltravel.