Coronet Peak Ski Area Queenstown
With its rolling terrain and captivating views, Coronet Peak Ski Area proves itself one of New Zealand’s most exciting ski resort destinations for snow lovers of all abilities.
Coronet Peak Ski Season opens from 13 June 2020, see our range of Queenstown ski packages here.
Just 20 minutes’ drive from downtown Queenstown, Coronet Peak is the ultimate in ski fun!
Check out the numbers:
- 1 x 6-seater chairlift
- 2 x 4-seater chairlifts
- 1 x T-Bar lift
- 4 x learner conveyor lifts
- 2 terrain parks catering to all abilities
- 280 hectares open to skiing
- Its highest point is at 1649 meters
- The park boasts a 481 meter vertical drop
- Coronet’s longest run is 2.4 kilometres of breathtaking scenery
- Childcare and Lessons
As one of New Zealand’s most popular ski resorts due to its proximity to Queenstown, Coronet Peak is filled with fantastic terrain and well-equipped facilities. Offering well-groomed trails and night skiing on Friday and Saturday nights (July to mid-September), plus extensive snowmaking, a ski package at Coronet is sure to please.
This ski resort is very family-friendly, with a huge range of childcare options and great kids’ ski and snowboard lesson packages. New skiers will feel comfortable with a learn to ski package, taking advantage of two large learner areas with conveyor lifts and gentle slopes, and the wide variety of terrain giving them a chance to branch out once they’ve gotten the hang of it.
Coronet Peak offers a ski school catering for children aged 3 months up to 5 years in their licensed Early Childhood centre. Their Kea Club then caters to ages 5-15, providing lessons and lunch for children who are ready for all-day skiing. The perfect family ski holiday awaits.
There are three cafe and restaurant options in the base building, and a fantastic restaurant in the Rocky Gully. The base building contains the Coronet Peak Cafe for a quick on-the-go meal, from burgers and pizzas to sandwiches, sushi and salads. Coronet Peak Restaurant offers a full breakfast menu cooked to order for early risers, and serves curries, hot pots and noodle creations for lunch–plus it has a licensed bar for you to unwind. The Substation is located on the deck at Coronet Peak, serving grab-and-go food and letting you get your caffeine fix.
Heidi’s Hut over in the Rocky Gully at the base of the T-bar serves Italian-themed food, all prepared fresh. They also serve light breakfasts and coffee. Enjoy your meal while you take in the amazing views of the Wakatipu Basin and Remarkables Mountain Range.
Coronet Peak has a large range of ski hire with top brands, including skis, poles, boots and snowboards. There is no excuse–your days of ski excitement are ready to rock!
You’ll find stunning vistas, an array of facilities, and great runs for beginning and advanced snow-lovers–skiers and boarders alike. Coronet Peak is your answer for spending a few fantastic days on the slopes, grab a Queenstown ski package today.
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