Cardrona Alpine Resort

Cardrona is New Zealand's most popular ski area, and now the only one to offer Airpoints Dollars™.

Cardrona boasts the only beginner trail in New Zealand that runs along the mountain's peak. Beginners literally feel on top of the world with breathtaking views from Lake Wanaka to Queenstown. An incredible playground for freestyle skiers and boarders, slope facilities include three terrain parks with a wide range of rails and jumps, up to two half pipes with a dedicated platter lift, and a gravity cross course.

Scheduled season dates: 1 June - 20 October 2019
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Welcome to Cardrona, our new Airpoints™ partner

Queenstown

from Christchurch per person one way from

Card payment fee may apply Fare conditions

Fares at these prices are limited and are available until sold. Fares may not be available on all flights. Card payment fee of $4pp applies.

 
Elevation 

1,670m 

 
Vertical rise 

600m 

 
Ski terrain

853 acres

 
Beginner

20%

 
Intermediate

55%

 
Advanced

25%

 
Lifts

1 express Chondola (gondola cabins & chairs)
2 quad express chairlifts
1 quad fixed chairlift
3 surface conveyor learner lifts
1 pipe platter lift

 
Longest run

4km

 
Terrain parks

Beginner terrain park - "Lil' Bucks"
Intermediate terrain park - "Antlers Alley"
Intermediate rail line - "Stag Lane"
Advanced terrain park - "Big Bucks"
Big Air Jump
22ft Olympic Superpipe
18ft International Halfpipe
Gravity Cross course

 
Facilities

Two dedicated kids centres
8 fully licensed, on-hill restaurants, bars and cafes
Full service retail shop
Ski and snowboard school
High performance training centre
Ski concierge
Full rental and workshop services
Medical centre
Ticketing and guest services
On-mountain apartments

 
Children

Cardrona is home to New Zealand's most comprehensive on-mountain fully licensed early childcare centres. The centres provide a warm, secure and supportive environment for those aged 3 months to 4 years so you have peace of mind while out on the slopes while the Ski and Snowboard schools will have your 5 to 14 year olds sorted with Kids Club

 
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