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Wanaka Ski Areas

Skiing, snowboarding and so much more in Wanaka

In central South Island New Zealand, the beautiful town of Wanaka is a prime location for your winter sports holiday. World-renowned ski fields are all within easy distance of Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort and offer a wide range of activities from skiing, snowboarding, kite boarding and more. With easy shuttle transport options to the ski fields from Oakridge Resort, equipment hire available at the ski fields and skiing classes and tutors on the slopes, Wanaka has everything you need for the perfect ski holiday in New Zealand.


Ski Seasons in New Zealand

New Zealand ski areas boast the longest lasting season in Australasia. The ski season in Wanaka and Queenstown generally operates from June to October. For more detailed and up to date information visit the snow reports website.

Ski fields in the region of Wanaka

‚ÄčCardrona Alpine Resort

This ski field is perfect for families and those new to snow sports. Wide, gentle slopes, 4 dedicated kids centres and a snowsports school offer beginners a safe and fun environment for learning to ski and snowboard. More challenging chutes for those who are experienced on the slopes means that Cardrona has something for everyone!


Treble Cone

Treble Cone caters to all levels of ability, with free beginners surface lifts and First Timer Packages through to advanced terrain with open powder faces, natural half pipes and fun drops.



Coronet Peak

The Peak offers consistent snow conditions with a fully automated snow making system lending a helping hand to mother nature and providing excellent terrain for every level of rider.



The Remarkables

The North Facing slope of The Remarkables offers perfect terrain for beginners and families looking to enjoy fun on the snow.


Snow Farm

The Snow Farm offers a unique winter experience with 50km of Nordic Ski tracks for both classic and ski skating. Ski hire and lessons cater to all levels of ability.


Ski Field Shuttles and Transport

Wanaka ski transport shuttles are available daily throughout the ski season to take you from Wanaka to the ski fields.
Shuttle fares range from $28 one way to $35 return. Free accommodation pick-ups can be requested with advance bookings. For more details and booking information visit the following websites:

Ski and Snowboard Gear Rental

As well as skiing and snowboarding equipment hire available at each of the ski fields, you can also visit the following for more details on ski and snowboard rental.
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