Queenstown Ski Resorts

Queenstown is a skiier and snowboarders paradise, with four awesome ski fields within easy reach (Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona & Treble Cone). When looking at heading down this way it can be overwhelming as to which resort you choose to spend your time and money at. Have a read bellow to get a better idea as to which is the best Queenstown Ski resort to suit your style.  

The Resorts


Times: 9am - 4pm

Elevation: 1649m/ 5410ft

Ski Terrain: 280ha

Distance from Queenstown: 30 mins

About: Coronet Peak first opened in 1947 and is New Zealand's longest running commercial ski field. Popular for its roller-coaster terrain, it also the most easily accessible ski area from Queenstown. It's the lowest lying of the four resorts but don't let that put you off as, due to its unique terrain, very little snow is required to make Coronet Peak a powder heaven. It is also home to the area's only night skiing; operating Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights throughout winter. Find out more

About: The big mountain experience waits for you here, from groomers that suit all abilities to legendary off-piste. The Remarkables is a true alpine mountain experience with terrain and facilities to suit everyone from beginners and families to seasoned skiers and riders! For more advanced riders, get out and explore the sun-soaked bowls and epic chutes. Find out more


Times: 9am - 4pm

Elevation: 1943m/ 6374ft

Ski Terrain: 385ha

Distance from Queenstown: 45 mins

About: Catering to both Queenstown and Wanaka makes Cardrona one of New Zealand's most popular ski areas, attracting all levels of ability - from beginners & families, to Olympic & X Games athletes. Cardrona is made up of three large basins and is also home to arguably the Southern Hemisphere’s best terrain park and pipes. Find out more


Times: 8:30am - 4pm

Elevation: 1860m/ 6374ft

Ski Terrain: 345ha

Distance from Queenstown: 1 Hr

About: Treble Cone is the South Islands largest ski area. Nestled in the heart of the Southern Alps, it is well known for its long, uncrowded runs, awesome off-piste terrain and epic views back over Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park. It may be the furthest of the four ski areas from Queenstown but it's well worth the extra travel time for some of the best skiing in the country. 

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Times: 9am - 4pm

Elevation: 2088m/ 6850ft

Ski Terrain: 550ha

Distance from Queenstown: 1 Hr 30 mins

How to get to the Queenstown ski fields?

Hopefully now you have a better idea as to what each of the area's ski resorts offer. If you still are unsure or want to ask a particular question, then just flick us a wee message and we will help out! 


If you are unsure of how to get to Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona or Treble Cone and don't want to be messing around waiting in queues or the hassle of having to fit snow chains to your hire car, we offer the ultimate private transfer service for you and your group at affordable rates. 

Our Rates


From: $43 per person


From: $53 per person


From: $63 per person


From: $73 per person

*Rates listed here are indicative of a full mini-van (8 guests). For a full list of prices check availability  

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