When you are planning to visit New Zealand, you must drop by its wonderful ski and snowboarding resorts based around Queensland and Wanaka region.
When you are prepared to explore the ski and snowboarding resorts of New Zealand, you can start with these four extraordinary places.
During the famed Powder Storming New Zealand Ski and Snowboard Tour, All Star Adventures takes visitors to each of these resorts and even more. All Star Adventures is the ideal ski holiday tour company in New Zealand. This is the tour that the company presents as a ski and a snowboard holiday destination for all degrees of skier and snowboarder
Opened in 1947, the Coronet Peak is New Zealand’s first business ski field. A quick 20 minute travel from Queenstown will take you to one of New Zealand’s most well known ski field. It provides several terrain and isn’t as packed as Remarkables. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth a visit.
It is the home of the Queenstown Winter Festival as well as the New Zealand Winter Games. The thrill doesn’t stop around this place since 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.
Would you like to bring your family along? You’ll be very glad to know that kids aged six and younger will receive day lift passes for free.
Coronet Peak is open from June 7 until September 30.
Located within Otago, South Island of New Zealand is the incredible mountain range and ski field referred to as the Remarkables. The ski area has three mountain bowls covering 540 acres with six lifts. The Remarkables has three terrain parks plus a snow tubing for the kids. It covers 220 hectares of skiable area with various terrains meant for beginners to advanced skiers. The snowboard lessons are premium quality which makes you feel confident. Expect a larger and better vacation resort when it opens its doors on the June 21. It will highlight a double snowmaking capacity, a broader car park and many more trails for newbies.
Cardrona Alpine Resort
The Cardona Alpine Resort makes sure the most steady snow condition in the Queensland-Wanaka region. With a surface that covers 345 hectares of dry, powdery snow, it is the region’s second biggest ski area. The place offers broad and groomed slopes. Cardrona Alpine Resort features a good range of terrain like: green runs for learners and varied blue runs for intermediate skiers. For newbies, access the newly created Cardrona beginner’s slopes, accessible using a state-of-the art “magic carpet” lifts. It’s got seven terrain parks consisting of two half pipes, four parks and a gravity cross course – excellent for skiers and snowboarders who love terrain parks.
Cardona Alpine Resort will open on June 20.
The Treble Cone
This area is all about the extremes! The Treble Cone has the longest vertical rise at 4 kilometers and the region’s largest ski area at 550 hectares. Snowboarders and skiers will definitely have fun with its field complete with various chutes, bowls and drops. The terrain is very extraordinary that the Austrian national ski team made it an off-season training ground. Not to be outclassed by other resorts, Treble Cone has broad and well-groomed trails for beginners and intermediates alike.
The resort has some fascinating conveniences such as a free surface lift for first timers and a day’s worth of backpacking to small terrain parks. Treble Cone will open on June 26.