Where to Ski in New Zealand

Make New Zealand your Ski holiday destination in 2018

Skiing in Queenstown, Christchurch or the North Island of New Zealand offers breath-taking scenery, arguably the longest ski season in Australasia and an affordable holiday for all. Skiing in New Zealand is awesome fun and there is always something for everyone, from the most avid skier and rider to beginners.


South Island

  • Mt Hutt was voted New Zealand's best ski resort for the third year running. 
    Ski Mt Hutt
  • This is a true alpine ski field, its big, open faced and overlooks 2,319m high Double Cone. 
    Ski The Remarkables
  • One of the best learner ski fields in New Zealand and only 20 minutes from Queenstown. 
    Ski Coronet Peak
  • The longest vertical rise in the Southern Lakes, a mountain that welcomes all snow lovers. 
    Ski Treble Cone
  • The highest base area of all major New Zealand ski resorts, 60 minutes from Queenstown. 
    Ski Cardrona
Approximate driving times

1.5 hours 

45 minutes 

1 hour, 15 minutes

25 minutes

1 hour, 10 minutes

1.5 hours

30 minutes


1 hour

35 minutes


North Island

  • New Zealand’s largest developed ski area and has every facility you could ask for. 
    Ski Whakapapa
  • The terrain parks gives riders a specially designed area to practice their tricks. 
    Ski Turoa
Approximate driving times

4 hours

4 hours, 45 minutes 

2 hours


4.5 hours 

 4 hours, 15 minutes

2 hours, 45 minutes

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See what Ski Events are planned for Winter 2018 at newzealandski.co.nz