Queenstown Winter Activities

Queenstown Winter Activities

Over winter, Queenstown becomes a skier’s paradise, with three ski resorts nearby (Coronet Peak, Cardrona and The Remarkables, with a fourth (Treble Cone) not too much further away.

This season attracts a whole new group of visitors. The spectacular scenery continues to attract the photographer and sight seer along with the new arrivals…..the skiers and snowboarders. Breathtakingly beautiful, the snow-capped mountains, a crystal clear lake and blue-sky days provide the perfect alpine setting for an unforgettable winter holiday. Queenstown is a snow lover’s paradise with several ski areas on the doorstep. After skiing, the town offers an abundance of restaurants, bars, cafes and retail therapy outlets.

There are also plenty of other Queenstown Winter Activities should skiing not be your thing!

If snow is what you’re after, we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the best resorts in New Zealand:

The Remarkables:
a friendly, high altitude and sunny ski resort, just 30 minutes from the lodge. The Remarkables has something for everyone – fantastic views, plenty of space for beginners and intermediates and even a terrain park.
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Coronet Peak:
only 20 minutes away, with dedicated beginner areas, two terrain parks, night skiing and stunning views. It’s where the locals ski.
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Cardrona:
a relaxed and friendly ski area about 45 minutes from the Lodge, with open beginner trails, freeride terrain and world class parks and pipes.
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Snow Farm:
a dedicated freestyle terrain park and over 50 kms of cross-country scenic trails near Cardrona.
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Queenstown Snowmobiles:
offers the only wilderness snowmobiling experience in New Zealand.
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Heli Skiing:
if that isn’t enough, escape the chairlift and hit the backcountry by helicopter.
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