You’ll arrive in Queenstown, the heart of adventure in New Zealand. Collect your rental car at the airport and head to your central Queenstown accommodation, where you’ll be perfectly situated to experience the best of the town.
With a vibrant downtown packed with fine restaurants and bars, and a lakeside promenade that’s perfect for watching the sunset or catching a sightseeing boat, you’ll never run out of things to do. And that’s before you even start your Queenstown skiing adventure!
Stay 6 nights in Queenstown.
Once you’ve settled in, it’s time for the fun to begin!
Driving time Queenstown to Coronet Peak 16 km / 25 minutes
Driving time Queenstown to The Remarkables 24 km / 45 minutes
Day one of your 4-Day NZSki Pass includes:
Coronet Peak boasts spectacular roller coaster terrain, making it one of New Zealand’s most exciting ski destinations for snow lovers of any ability.
The Remarkables mountain range is a true alpine experience, offering terrain and facilities to suit everyone from beginners to experts. Snowboarders will find plenty to keep them entertained as well!
**Your 4-day ski pass is valid for both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, and your ski days do NOT have to be consecutive. The schedule outlined here is just an example of how you can plan your stay.**
Day two of your 4-Day NZSki Pass includes:
Relish in another day of excitement at The Remarkables or Coronet Peak.
After conquering the mountain, experience Queenstown’s nightlife with Après-ski at one of Queenstown’s high energy bars or restaurants.
Let your muscles rejuvenate with a day of relaxation or exploration. Known as the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown offers every extreme activity imaginable. Push yourself to the limits with skydiving, jet boating, and bungy jumping, or choose something a bit more peaceful. You can take in the beauty of the region with activities like cruises on the TSS Earnslaw (fine dining included!), scenic helicopter flights, wine tours, and backcountry safaris.
We can help you add Queenstown activities to your ski package; ask for suggestions, or tell us what you want to check off your bucket list!
Day three of your 4-Day NZSki Pass includes:
Fire up those ski legs and head up the mountain for a great day of fun at The Remarkables or Coronet Peak.
Day four of your 4-Day NZSki Pass includes:
Your last day of fun and thrills on the slopes – it’s your choice whether your trip will end with The Remarkables or Coronet Peak. Last chance to enjoy those amazing views and the snow!
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70km / 1 hour
Make your way to Wanaka today. You will travel over the Crown Range along New Zealand’s highest state highway where mountains frame the road, snow dusting their slopes, and there are photo stops aplenty.
When you reach the vibrant, laid-back ski town of Wanaka, check in to your accommodation and get settled in. You can venture downtown to explore the stunning lakeside town, or relax in your accommodation while gearing up for your Wanaka ski adventures.
A long, lazy lunch beside the lake is a great option, or you can visit Puzzling World, the National Toy and Transport Museum, or take a walk along the stunning tracks. For a more sophisticated option, discover the taste of Central Otago at the Rippon Winery.
Stay 4 nights in Wanaka.
Driving time Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort 34 km / 45 minutes
Breathe in the fresh mountain air; it’s time to to get your ski holiday started!
Day one of your 3-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort Pass includes:
Cardrona is a relaxed and friendly ski area that has been entertaining skiers and snowboarders for 35 years. Explore it all – wide open beginner trails, pristine groomers, fun free-ride terrain, and world class parks and pipes.
**Your ski days do NOT have to be consecutive. The schedule outlined here is just an example of how you can plan your stay.**
Day two of your 3-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort Pass includes:
Explore the mountain today, ticking off trails as you venture around your favourite runs.
In the evening, while you’re resting those legs, you might like to catch a movie at Wanaka’s famous local theatre, Cinema Paradiso (hint: the homemade cookies and ice cream at half time are delicious).
Day three of your 3-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort Pass includes:
Last chance to push those ski legs a little harder! Afterwards, celebrate your amazing New Zealand ski holiday with après-ski in Wanaka.
Driving time Wanaka to Queenstown 70km / 1 hour
At your leisure, make your way back to Queenstown – you can travel back over the Crown Range, or alternatively, travel via Cromwell and the Kawarau Gorge, before dropping your rental car off at Queenstown Airport and departing Queenstown.
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