Your Wanaka Ski Package – Experience NZ’s Leading Ski Resorts
If you’re looking for a laid-back New Zealand ski holiday with stunning views, Wanaka is the place for you. A ski package above will help you make the most of your time in New Zealand, with excellent ski deals that take the stress out of planning your New Zealand snow holiday.
Wanaka Ski Packages Destination Overview
A skiing vacation in Wanaka (pronounced Wonaka) is second to none – rated as one of the most family friendly ski destinations in the world, Wanaka offers something for everyone!
Located around 1 hour drive from Queenstown, it is the gateway to the Mt Aspiring National Park. In terms of off-piste activities, Wanaka is often underrated compared to crazy Queenstown – even though it has a plethora of activities to keep you entertained!
Downtown offers a hive of activity, it is compact and everything is within walking distance. There is a fantastic range of cafes, restaurants and bars, that will suit all tastes with a mix of cuisines. Boutique shops plus ski and snowboard outlets will keep you busy offering the latest gear and accessories – all brought to you with that genuine Kiwi hospitality.
Iconic attractions such as Puzzling World, Cinema Paradiso, Rippon Vineyard, The National Toy and Transport Museum and Warbirds Museum ensure there is plenty to do off the slopes creating the perfect NZ skiing packages.
Choose Your Ski Package At NZ’s Leading Mountain Resorts
When booking a ski package for Wanaka, you can be sure to enjoy skiing or snowboarding at New Zealand’s leading winter resorts. Located in the beautiful Southern Lakes region, Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone are the two major ski fields, offering outstanding winter sport conditions for all levels.
Ski Packages in Cardrona
Located 34km southwest of Wanaka town centre, Cardrona has a huge range of beginner terrain, a world class terrain park and black runs for the guns.
With ski lessons and on-mountain childcare designed to suit the whole family, Cardrona is the obvious choice for families with ultimate winter holiday fun guaranteed. 4 chairlifts, 3 learner conveyors and 1 platter tow will keep you busy for weeks. Mountain transport departs Wanaka daily for ease of access.
Cardrona is a relaxed and friendly ski area that has been entertaining skiers and snowboarders for 35 years. Explore it all and make it the winter holiday you always dreamt of!
Ski Packages in Treble Cone
Treble Cone is something special, it is the largest and most vertical ski field in the South Island, located around 26km northwest from the centre of town (around 30 minutes drive).
Treble Cone is very well suited to seasoned skiers and snowboarders. It boasts the longest vertical run in the entire region – and the views are spectacular. With two chairlifts, 1 learner conveyor, 1 platter tow and a reputable ski school, Treble Cone also offers great facilities for learners and intermediate skiers.
A ski package at Treble Cone really brings you back to what New Zealand skiing is all about, pristine snow and an untouched wilderness environment!
Choose Your Favorite Ski Package in Wanaka
Each ski package listed on our website includes the following:
- Accommodation in 4 star hotels
- Wanaka flexible lift passes
- Car rental (Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic) or coach transfer from and to Queenstown
- Various options and add-ons to customize your dream holiday
Lift passes: The flexi lift pass allows you to explore the best of both Wanaka resorts, Cardrona and Treble Cone. Enjoy the largest ski area of NZ’s South Island with one flexible pass.
Transport: A ski package always provides you with a rental car. Having the freedom of a car makes travelling between the mountains and ski fields a breeze. Or book our Go Coach package if you prefer to go greener and travel by bus.
Accommodation: Our hotel partners in Wanaka range from 3.5 lodges to luxury 5 star hotels. They all have a focus on high quality and great value for money. Together, we will find the perfect accommodation for you, so you have a reenergizing sleep before hitting the slopes in the morning.
If you want to maximize your time on the slopes, our Wanaka Ski Max packages will hit the spot. Prefer to be a little more relaxed by adding rest days to explore the region? Then our Wanaka Ski Relax packages are exactly what you need.
Whichever ski package you decide on, it’s sure to be spectacular.
More Options for Your Ski Package
Learn to Ski
Learn to ski or snowboard in New Zealand this winter! Base yourself in Wanaka and book a ski package – learn with the best ski instructors and then test out your new skills on the stunning local slopes.
Extras include: Wanaka ski or snowboard rentals, lessons, childcare
Family Ski Packages
Each ski package for families guarantees ultimate winter family fun. Choose from our pre-tailored ski packages, or let us design a custom holiday tailored to you and your family
Extras include: Wanaka ski or snowboard rentals, childcare
Ski & Play
Combine world-class skiing with some of the best adventure activities in New Zealand. The South Island is a playground for adventure seekers.
Make the most of your time and take trips to famous places like Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo, Queenstown, Milford Sound and Fox and Franz Josef Glacier.
Extras may include: Ride on the Shotover Jet – the world’s most exciting jet boat ride, Heli-Skiing trip in Queenstown, TranzAlpine Train Journey to Christchurch – one the best rated scenic train journeys in the world.
Plan your trip to Wanaka
We put together all the travel information you need, to start off your ski package as smoothly as it gets.
Wanaka is located on the South Island, with three international airports in easy to reasonable reach:
- Queenstown – the closest airport, only 68km from Wanaka centre
- Dunedin – around 280km away
- Christchurch – around 430km away
Wherever you land, there are a number of transport options available.
If you arrive into Queenstown (recommended), we will take care of all your transfer by providing you with a rental car or return transport by coach. Once you step out of the airport, you can make your way onto the scenic 60-minute route to Wanaka.
If you fly into Christchurch or Dunedin, a choice of car rentals, private shuttles or regular bus services will get you to your final winter destination. It will take longer, yet the journey will take you through some of the most stunning landscapes in New Zealand.
Let us help you organise an incredible winter holiday. Whether you choose a pre-designed ski package or want to make a custom request, we’ll make sure your experience is unforgettable.