Enjoy an exciting day of heli skiing in Queenstown or heli boarding in Queenstown with this action-packed Ski & Play package. Visit the top Queenstown and Wanaka ski fields–Cardrona, Treble Cone, The Remarkables, and Coronet Peak–and spend a day carving tracks in epic backcountry terrain. This package also includes the Shotover Jet, an iconic Queenstown activity.
Arrive in New Zealand’s premier ski destination, Queenstown! The scene of adventure, beauty, relaxation, and entertainment, Queenstown is sure to impress. Collect your rental car from the airport and head off to discover the attractive lakeside town, or simply unwind in your accommodation.
Stay 6 nights in Queenstown.
Driving time Queenstown to Coronet Peak 16 km / 25 minutes
Driving time Queenstown to The Remarkables 24 km / 45 minutes
Day one of your 3-Day NZSki Pass includes:
Coronet Peak boasts spectacular roller coaster terrain, making it one of New Zealand’s most exciting ski destinations for snow lovers of any ability.
The Remarkables mountain range is a true alpine experience, offering terrain and facilities to suit everyone from beginners to experts. Snowboarders will find plenty to keep them entertained as well!
**Your 3-day ski pass is valid for both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, and your ski days do NOT have to be consecutive. The schedule outlined here is just an example of how you can plan your stay.**
Day two of your 3-Day Coronet Peak and The Remarkables Ski Pass includes:
Fire up those legs and head up to Coronet Peak or The Remarkables Ski Field.
Day three of your 3-Day Coronet Peak and The Remarkables Ski Pass includes:
Conquer Queenstown today as you tick off your last day on the Queenstown fields, prepping for the big one: your heli ski!
It’s play day in Queenstown today. Pump some adrenaline through your veins as you experience an exhilarating jet boat ride with Shotover Jet! Skim past rocky outcrops and have your breath taken away as you race through narrow canyons – hold on tight for the signature Shotover Jet full 360º spins!
Relax in Queenstown for the afternoon, building up maximum energy for your heli skiing in Queenstown.
Your once-in-a-lifetime ski adventure starts here!
Experience 2 spectacular runs in untouched backcountry powder, then take a well-earned break. Your afternoon is spent carving your signature down 2 more untouched powder slopes.
*Option to upgrade to up to 7 runs – only NZD$75 extra per run.
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70 km / 1 hour
With your heli ski adventure fresh in your mind, it’s time to head to Wanaka. The drive over the Crown Range presents you with eye-popping views as you head to your next adventure destination, Wanaka.
When you arrive in the vibrant, laid-back ski town of Wanaka, check in to your accommodation and get settled in. You can venture downtown to check out the lake and the local shops, or relax in your accommodation while gearing up for your ski adventures.
Stay 4 nights in Wanaka.
Driving time Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort 34 km / 45 minutes
Driving time Wanaka to Treble Cone 29 km / 40 minutes
Breathe in the fresh mountain air; it’s time to get your Wanaka mountain mojo on.
Day one of your 2-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
Cardrona is a relaxed and friendly ski area that has been entertaining skiers and snowboarders for 35 years. Explore it all – wide open beginner trails, pristine groomers, fun free-ride terrain, and world class parks and pipes.
Treble Cone is the largest ski field in the Queenstown Lakes District, providing access to 550ha of rideable terrain. You’ll find something for all abilities. Covering a leg-burning 700m of vertical, Treble Cone is recognised for its long runs and uncrowded piste and off-piste trails.
**Your 2-day Wanaka ski pass is valid for both Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone, and your ski days do NOT have to be consecutive. The schedule outlined here is just an example of how you can plan your stay.**
Day two of your 2-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
It is your last chance to push those ski legs a little harder! Enjoy your last day at Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone.
You might like to enjoy a drink after your final day on the snow this evening. From lakefront bars with incredible views, through to cosy venues with roaring open fires, classic Kiwi pubs or lounge bars serving award-winning cocktails, you are definitely spoilt for choice.
Rest and recover in Wanaka. Take a long, lazy lunch beside the lake, visit Puzzling World or the National Toy and Transport Museum, or take a walk along one of the stunning tracks. For a more sophisticated option, you can visit Rippon Winery and soak in the fantastic views while tasting the best of Central Otago wines.
In the evening you have the chance to catch a film at Cinema Paradiso, Wanaka’s quirky local theatre (hint: the homemade cookies and ice cream at half time are delicious).
Driving time Wanaka to Queenstown 70 km / 1 hour
Make your way to Queenstown Airport and drop off your rental car. Depart Queenstown at your leisure.