The World-famous Skiing and Snowboarding Vacation Resorts in New Zealand
If you’re planning to visit New Zealand, you must drop by its wonderful ski and snowboarding resorts located around Queensland and Wanaka region.
This post will tell you about four of the greatest skiing and snowboarding trips to New Zealand.
As the leading ski holiday tour company in New Zealand, All Star Adventures brings visitors to each of these resorts and more throughout their well-known 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.
Opened in 1947, the Coronet Peak is New Zealand’s first business ski field. A quick 20 minute trip from Queenstown will take you to one of New Zealand’s most well developed ski field. It offers several terrain and isn’t as jam packed as Remarkables. However, that doesn’t mean it is not worth a trip.
It is the home of the Queenstown Winter Festival as well as the New Zealand Winter Games. The enjoyment doesn’t stop around this place because you can ski from morning (First Tracks) till night (Night Skiing). What’s more, the field features New Zealand’s largest fully-automated snowmaking system that includes 213 snow guns.
Would you like to take the family around? You’ll be glad to find out that children aged six and younger gets day lift passes for nothing.
Coronet Peak is open from June 7 until September 30.
Located in Otago, South Island of New Zealand is an impressive mountain range and ski field known as the Remarkables. 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 kids will surely love. It covers 220 hectares of skiable area with different terrains designed for beginners to advanced skiers. The snowboard lessons are very high quality that are going to help you feel confident. Look forward to a greater and far better vacation resort when it opens its doors on the 21st of June. It will highlight a double snowmaking capability, a wider car park and many more trails for starters.
Cardrona Alpine Resort
The Cardona Alpine Resort promises the most consistent 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 boasts extensive and groomed slopes. Cardrona Alpine Resort is known for a good selection of terrain like: green runs for learners and varied blue runs for intermediate skiers. For starters, access the recently designed Cardrona beginner’s slopes, accessible through a state-of-the art “magic carpet” lifts. It provides seven terrain parks composed of two half pipes, four parks as well as a gravity cross course – excellent for skiers and snowboarders who love terrain parks.
The resort will open on June 20.
The Treble Cone
This place 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 surely have fun with its field which has numerous chutes, bowls and drops. The terrain is so extraordinary that the Austrian national ski team made it an off-season training ground. Never to be outclassed by other resorts, Treble Cone has large and well-groomed trails for beginners and intermediates alike.
First-timers can enjoy a free accessibility to “Nice n’ Easy” surface lift. The kids will surely appreciate a full day of trekking to a small terrain park and fun trail. The resort opens on June 26.