National Skifield Information:
New Zealand and discover the natural wonders and beauty of this Southern
Hemisphere alpine wonderland.
The deepest, most
reliable snow in the Southern Hemisphere - just hours away from home,
with unbeatable panoramic scenery - big mountains, big snow, big sky and ski
towns that know how to rock!
With dramatic snow action
to suit skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, New Zealand offers the
ultimate winter break.
can choose to ski and snowboard on the North Island skifields of
the major South Island skifields in
Methven (Mt Hutt),
(Coronet Peak and The Remarkables) and
Wanaka (Treble Cone).
All major ski
fields in New Zealand, meet international ski standards and are located
near towns offering
excellent range of accommodation to suit all budgets and are
serviced by regular rail, bus and/or air services.
Each ski town/resort have their own unique attractions, scenery and social events, like the
Winter Festival in
Queenstown, the Ruapehu Mardi Gras in
Ohakune to name a few.
Learning to ski or snowboard has never been easier. There are beginners'
facilities on all mountains, with dedicated beginners' slopes at all ski
areas. Everything you need for a fantastic day is available. Snow
Schools are offering world class learning centres and products for both
adults and kids.
Auckland to Queenstown ski route, you can travel from
Auckland to ski and snowboard at
located on Mt Ruapehu near
National Park and
Ohakune on the central volcanic plateau of the New
Zealand's North Island, before heading south to Wellington and Christchurch
by bus and ferry to ski
Mt Hutt located west of Christchurch or
choose from a range of suggested
Bus'N'Ski travel options.
From Christchurch, travel to the alpine resort town of Queenstown - to ski or snowboard
the Queenstown skifields of
Peak and the
After skiing Coronet Peak or the Remarkables in Queenstown -
travel north to Auckland on the
Queenstown to Auckland ski route, that includes
Mt Hutt skifield west of
Christchurch and the
Whakapapa skifield at
National Park or
Turoa skifield at
Ohakune in the North