Your trip to New Zealand is not complete if you do not consider its great ski resorts and mountain ranges particularly around the Queensland and Wanaka region.
This article will show you four of the most useful skiing and snowboarding resorts in New Zealand.
As the leading ski holiday tour company in New Zealand, All Star Adventures brings guests to each of these resorts and more throughout their famous Powder Storming New Zealand Ski and Snowboard Tour. Open to all skiers and snowboarders, it is a tour the company offers as a ski holiday and a snowboard holiday.
The Coronet Peak
The Coronet Peak is the country’s first business ski field. It is a premiere holiday destination since its opening in 1947. This well established ski field is just twenty minutes from Queenstown. Coronet Peak is less crowded in comparison with Remarkables. It provides various terrain that skiers and snowboarders will really appreciate.
It is the home of the Queenstown Winter Festival as well as the New Zealand Winter Games. The fun doesn’t stop around this place because you can ski from morning (First Tracks) till night (Night Skiing). It boasts the country’s largest fully-automated snowmaking system with 213 snow guns.
Do you need to take the family along? You’ll be very delighted to uncover that kids aged six and younger could possibly get day lift passes at zero cost.
You can go to Coronet Peak between 7th of June until 30th of September.
The Remarkables is a mountain range and ski field situated in Otago, South Island of New Zealand. The ski resort has three mountain bowls covering 540 acres with six lifts. The Remarkables has three terrain parks and a snow tubing park your youngster will surely love. It covers 220 hectares of skiable area with many terrains created for first-timers to highly developed skiers. The snowboard lessons are high quality that are going to help you to feel certain. Expect a larger and a lot better hotel when it opens its doors on the June 21. It will feature a double snowmaking capability, a larger car park and even more trails for novices.
Cardrona Alpine Resort
Positioned on a high altitude, it offers quite possibly the most trusted snow condition in the Queensland-Wanaka region. With a surface that covers 345 hectares of dry, powdery snow, it’s the region’s second largest ski area. The place offers wide and groomed slopes. Cardrona Alpine Resort is known for a good array of terrain like: green runs for learners and varied blue runs for intermediate skiers. For starters, access the newly designed Cardrona beginner’s slopes, accessible through a state-of-the art “magic carpet” lifts. It has seven terrain parks made up of two half pipes, four parks including a gravity cross course – good for skiers and snowboarders who love terrain parks.
The resort opens on June 20.
The Treble Cone
This place is mostly about the extremes! The Treble Cone has the longest vertical rise at 4 kilometers as well as the region’s largest ski area at 550 hectares. Snowboarders and skiers will clearly like its field complete with varying chutes, bowls and drops. The terrain is extremely stunning that the Austrian national ski team made it an off-season training ground. Not to be left behind, the resort supplied intensive and well-groomed trails for freshies and intermediates alike.
Newbies have a free access to the “Nice n’ Easy” surface lift. Your young ones will unquestionably value a day of trekking to a small terrain park and fun trail. The resort opens on June 26.