Famous for: Mountains, Skiing, Outdoor Activities, Adventure
Ski through the breathtaking alpine scenic views! Famous for ski infrastructure and amazing treeless terrains among the Southern Alps makes Queenstown a heaven for Skiers and snowboarders.
When to visit:
june - october .
09:00 - 21:00 Everyday
1) Without a doubt, hire your skis and boots and helmet from Queenstown itself. It is almost half the price of hiring it up on the mountain. 2) Buy your lift pass the night before in advance. 3) All the resorts have webcams so you can see real time what the weather is like as well as how busy it is up there.
Nestled in the heart of the Southern Alps, Queenstown is a heaven for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.There are four ski areas in Queenstown which presents amazing alpine scenery, treeless terrain and world class ski infrastructure.
Major Ski areas in Queenstown are:
Starter pack for 1-3 days in these areas starts from $150 which include Gears and Lessons.
All the four ski areas are a short drive distance from city centre. Even beginners can learn through ski lessons and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. Expert skiers can explore advanced trails or explore the backcountry in the ultimate Southern Alps expedition. Ski passes can be pre-arranged online or at outlets around town, or at the ski area. Mountain transport is available daily.
Most Queenstown ski rental shops are open until 9pm during the ski season. There are ski packages and tours that make all arrangements, from ski passes, gear rental to transport to the mountains