Plan an unforgettable New Zealand ski trip with our 7 Day Ski to Alps Holiday Package. This itinerary includes three days of skiing at new Zealand’s top ski fields plus a scenic drive up the West Coast, finishing with a ride on the famous TranzAlpine Train. This New Zealand ski trip is perfect for maximizing both skiing and sightseeing.
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 3 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 2-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 2-day ski pass is valid for both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.**
Day two of your 2-Day NZSki Pass includes:
Fire up those legs and head up Coronet Peak or The Remarkables Ski Field.
Relax and rejuvenate. Indulge in a day of exploration in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, with the option to add on any Queenstown activities. Favourites include jet boating and scenic helicopter flights.
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70 km / 1 hour
After exploring Queenstown, drive over the stunning Crown Range to Wanaka 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 your ski adventures.
Stay 2 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 conquer Cardrona.
Your 1-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 1-Day Wanaka Ski Pass is valid for either Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone.**
Driving time Wanaka to Franz Josef 285 km / 4 hours
With an abundance of short walks and scenic stops on the Haast Pass Highway, your journey to Franz Josef will be filled with exploration. As you head further north towards New Zealand’s most famous glaciers, you will wind through lush rainforest and past stunning coastal vistas.
A scenic helicopter flight is available as an add-on, where you will glide above Westland National Park for stunning views of the Southern Alps before landing in the snow.
Stay 1 night in Franz Josef.
Driving time Franz Josef to Greymouth 180 km / 2.5 hours
Take the scenic drive north to Greymouth, where you will drop off your rental car and climb aboard the TranzAlpine train for the ‘trip of a lifetime.’ You will cut through the majestic Southern Alps, with thrilling vistas over deep gorges and brilliant rivers, before passing into the gentle farmlands of the Canterbury plains.
Arrive in the Gateway to the South, Christchurch.
Discover Christchurch in the evening and celebrate a fantastic New Zealand ski trip!
Stay 1 night in Christchurch.
Head to Christchurch Airport and depart.
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