Travel time Queenstown Airport to Wanaka 70km / 1 hour 15 minutes
Arrive in Queenstown, the entry point to the Southern Lakes ski region.
Catch your airport transfer from Queenstown Airport delivering you to your Wanaka accommodation. Mountains frame the road, snow dusting their slopes, and there are photo opportunities 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 explore the stunning lakeside town, or relax in your accommodation while gearing up for your family ski holiday adventures.
Stay 7 nights in Wanaka.
Travel time Wanaka to Treble Cone 29 km / 40 minutes
Breathe in the fresh mountain air; it’s time to to get your family ski holiday started!
Day one of your 5 Day Pass includes:
Treble Cone, the largest ski area in NZ’s South Island, is famous for its long, uncrowded groomed runs, legendary off-piste terrain and unrivalled views over Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps.
For beginner skiers and snowboarders, Treble Cone’s learner area is located alongside the comforts of the Base lodge and café with the convenience of a fully kitted ski and snowboard rental shop.
Treble Cone has wonderful instructors and terrain for both kids and adults to learn to ski or snowboard. Treble offer packages for first timers to the snow and for those that have skied or snowboarded before. All group lessons are capped at 5 people.
Intermediates will revel Treble Cone’s massive 700m of vertical, the longest in the Queenstown Southern Lakes District which allows for some of New Zealand’s longest groomed trails and of course, Treble Cone’s famous off-piste terrain.
Advanced and expert riders will find a playground of open powder faces and natural half pipes in the Saddle Basin and on the Summit Slopes. The Motatapu Chutes offer some of the steepest and most challenging terrain within the boundaries of a patrolled and protected ski area.
No matter what type of skier or snowboarder you are, Treble Cone offers an unforgettable New Zealand snow experience.
**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 5 Day Pass includes:
Have an amazing family ski experience at Treble Cone, then share the trials and triumphs at après-ski in Wanaka.
Day three of your 5 Day Pass includes:
Really explore the mountain today, ticking off trails as you venture around your favourite runs.
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 tracks. For a more sophisticated option, discover the taste of Central Otago at the Rippon Winery.
Day four of your 5 Day Pass includes:
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 five of your 5 Day Pass includes:
Last chance to push those ski legs a little harder! Afterwards, celebrate your amazing New Zealand family ski holiday with après-ski in Wanaka.
Travel time Wanaka to Queenstown 70km / 1 hour
Catch your airport transfer from your Wanaka accommodation to Queenstown Airport and depart Queenstown at your leisure.
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