Ski the top Wanaka ski fields with the 10 Day Wanaka Ski Max Package. This package includes 7 days of skiing at Cardrona and Treble Cone plus accommodation and rental car. Book now for great snow deals.
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70km / 1 hour
Arrive in Queenstown, the entry point to the Southern Lakes ski region.
Collect your rental car from Queenstown Airport, then drive over the Crown Range, New Zealand’s highest state highway. The drive presents you with picture-perfect views as you drive to your laid-back yet buzzing ski destination, Wanaka.
Check in to your Wanaka accommodation and get settled in. You can venture downtown to check out the stunning lakeside town, or relax in your accommodation while gearing up for your ski holiday adventures.
Stay 9 nights in Wanaka.
Driving time Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort 34 km / 45 minutes
Driving time Wanaka to Treble Cone 29 km / 35 minutes
Breathe in the fresh mountain air; it’s time to get your ski holiday started!
Day one of your 7-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 7-Day Wanaka Ski Pass is valid at Cardrona 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 7-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
Test your skills at Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone today. If you would like to enjoy some lunch up the mountain this afternoon, both Wanaka ski fields offer a range of cafés and restaurants that will keep your energy levels up!
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).
Day three of your 7-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
Really explore the Wanaka ski fields today, ticking off trails as you venture around your favourite runs.
This evening you may like to visit REALM, New Zealand’s largest and most advanced Virtual Reality experience. Enjoy one of the various cutting-edge experiences on an Infinity Platform. At REALM, you’re not just watching, – you’re immersed!
Day four of your 7-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
Have an amazing experience at Cardrona or Treble Cone today. Have a break from the slopes at one of the cafés – pull up a picnic table, have a cold drink and a hot meal in the sun!
Enjoy a delicious meal in Wanaka this evening. From exceptional fine dining, small elegant restaurants serving contemporary cuisine, through to casual eateries, there is plenty to choose from when it comes to dining out in Wanaka.
Recover and rejuvenate!
On your day off, indulge in the rest and recovery options Wanaka offers. Take a long, lazy lunch beside the lake, visit Puzzling World or the National Toy and Transport Museum, or take a walk along the stunning walking tracks. For a more sophisticated option, discover the taste of Central Otago at the Rippon Winery.
Day five of your 7-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
Enjoy another day at Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone, and show off your new skills!
This afternoon you might like to go for a leisurely stroll along beautiful Lake Wanaka, make sure to get a photograph of the world-famous Wanaka Tree. Relax and unwind in your accommodation this evening.
Day six of your 7-Day Wanaka Ski Pass includes:
Make the most of your day at either Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone! The retail shop at both ski fields is open from 9.00 am until 4.00 pm daily, if you want to buy a souvenir to remember your visit to the mountains.
Day seven of your 7-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.
Recover and rejuvenate!
Driving time Wanaka to Queenstown 70km / 1 hour
Spend today taking a look around Queenstown. Any Queenstown activity can be added to your ski package to finish your holiday on a high. Suggestions include the Shotover Jet, night skiing at Coronet Peak, 4WD Safaris to Middle-Earth, skydiving, or bungy jumping.
To recharge, add lunch or dinner at Walter Peak Station or at the top of Skyline Gondola.
Stay 1 night in Queenstown.
At your leisure, drop your rental car off at Queenstown Airport and depart Queenstown.