***Childcare is available from 8.30/9 am – 4 pm for children aged 0-14 years, offering everything your kids need, including lessons and even lunch! Ask for childcare under questions (additional cost).***
Arrive in New Zealand’s premier ski destination, Queenstown! The scene of family adventures, beauty, relaxation, and entertainment, Queenstown will be a guaranteed hit with the kids. Collect your rental car from the airport and head off to discover the attractive lakeside town, or simply unwind in your accommodation.
Stay 7 nights in Queenstown.
After you’ve settled in, it’s time to hit the slopes!
Driving time Queenstown to Coronet Peak 16 km / 25 minutes
Driving time Queenstown to The Remarkables 24 km / 45 minutes
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 4-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 4-Day Coronet Peak and The Remarkables Ski Pass includes:
Relish in another day of excitement at The Remarkables or Coronet Peak.
After conquering the mountain, experience Queenstown’s nightlife with après-ski at one of Queenstown’s vibrant bars or restaurants.
For an extra-special night, your kids will love the gondola ride up to the Skyline Restaurant, where they can have a go at the hilltop luge.
Day three of your 4-Day Coronet Peak and The Remarkables Ski Pass includes:
It’s a tough choice — The Remarkables or Coronet Peak? Family vote!
After having an awesome day on the hill as a family, head back to Queenstown to relax and unwind.
Let your muscles rejuvenate with a day of relaxation or family exploration. Queenstown is the adventure capital of New Zealand, and it offers extreme exhilaration with activities on offer like skydiving, jet boating, and bungy jumping.
You can also choose one of the less-extreme activities that takes in the stellar scenery of the area–options include cruises on the historic steamer, the TSS Earnslaw; scenic helicopter flights; and backcountry safaris. You can add any family Queenstown activity to your ski package. Ask us for suggestions or tell us what you’d like to check off your bucket list.
Day four of your 4-Day Coronet Peak and The Remarkables Ski Pass includes:
Fire up those ski legs again and head up the mountain for a great day of family fun at The Remarkables Ski Field or Coronet Peak
Unwind and relax! Let your muscles rejuvenate with a day of relaxation or family exploration. If you’re feeling adventurous, take a ride on the Shotover Jet, or get a glimpse of the most stunning part of New Zealand on a Dart River Jet Safari (see if you can recognise the valley that starred in Lord of the Rings!).
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70km / 1 hour
It’s time to discover Wanaka and all of its beauty!
Today you’ll drive over the stunning Crown Range along New Zealand’s highest state highway. Mountains frame the road, snow dusting their slopes, and there are photo stops aplenty.
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 more family ski adventures.
Stay 7 nights in Wanaka.
Driving time Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort 34 km / 45 minutes
Day one of your 4-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort 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.
**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 4-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort Pass includes:
Have an amazing family ski experience at Cardrona, then share the trials and triumphs at après-ski in Wanaka.
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 one of the stunning tracks. For a bit of fun, spend the day at Take a Shot, which has clay bird shooting, archery ranges, and a mini putt course.
Day three of your 4-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort Pass includes:
Really explore the mountain today, ticking off trails as you venture around your favourite runs.
In the evening, while you’re resting those legs, you might like to catch a movie at Wanaka’s famous local theatre, Cinema Paradiso (hint: the homemade cookies and ice cream at half time are delicious).
Day four of your 4-Day Cardrona Alpine Resort Pass includes:
Relax, explore, enjoy!
Enjoy your last day of family adventures — take a drive towards Mt Aspiring National Park, climb the easy Mt. Iron, or visit Lake Hawea. Do a spot of shopping in Wanaka, or sit by the lake and soak up the peace and quiet.
Driving time Wanaka to Queenstown 70km / 1 hour
At your leisure, drive to Queenstown. Drop your rental car off at the airport and depart Queenstown.
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