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Queenstown Ski Resort


Queenstown Overview:
Located on the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is host to some of the most stunning landscape in the country. The town itself overlooks Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by towering mountain ranges, including the ski resorts Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Queenstown is guaranteed to take your breath away as you wake up to the sun breaking over the lake and mountains, and in the evening as the sunset lights up the mountains in glorious colours.

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most breathtaking destinations, always buzzing with activities such as jet boating, sky diving and bungee jumping as well as the world class winter activities such as skiing and heli-skiing. Queenstown is a perfect destination for singles, couples, families, groups of friends and work getaways, with a range of options to suit all types of traveller from budget accommodation through to 5 star luxury hotels. There is plenty to do for both the avid skier or snowboarder, as well as the non-skier. Queenstown itself is a year-round town offering an abundance of shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and adventure activities.



Accommodation Overview:
Queenstown has huge variety of accommodation options to suit all styles of travel. From budget accommodation, Queenstown hostels and lodges cater to single and price conscious travellers. Queenstown hotels are also available, ranging from 2 star to 5 star and ideal for couples or friends who are looking to eat out at any of the restaurants in Queenstown. For couples, families and groups who want self-contained facilities or need extra space, there are a variety of Queenstown apartments ranging from 2 star to 5 star or holiday homes to choose from. There are so a great selection of luxury resorts in Queenstown offering 5 star service.

Queenstown accommodation deals are available through-out the winter holiday season, however the cheapest pricing is usually early or late in the ski season. It is often better value to book a package and always advisable to book early to get the best price, especially if travelling over peak dates.

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Mountain Information:
Queenstown is arguabley one of the most picturesque destinations in New Zealand, with beautiful Lake Wakatipu in town, surrounded by contrasting mountain ranges for panoramic views from every angle. Due to the fact Queenstown has multiple peaks within close proximity, it truly is a skier or snowboarders dream winter holiday destination! Skiing and snowboarding are the most popular winter activity in the region and Queenstown offers an abundance of options for New Zealand Skiing. Coronet Peak Ski Resort is located about 20 minute drive from Queenstown. The Remarkables Ski Resort is located about 45 minute drive from Queenstown. Cardrona Ski Resort is located about 1hr drive from Queenstown. Treble Cone Ski Resort is located about 1.5hrs drive from Queenstown.

Both Coronet Peak & The Remarkables ski resort are available on one lift pass, while each resort has its own unique terrain - they are suitable for all levels of experience and both peaks have learning facilities. For intermediate to experienced skiers or snowboarders we recommend checking weather conditions before choosing where to ski fo rht best snow conditions.

For those that don’t mind a slightly longer commute, both Cardrona Alpine Resort & Treble Cone Ski Area are located within an 1 hour 20 to 1 hour 45 from central Queenstown.

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Getting Around:

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Our ski tips for Queenstown

Queenstown is an incredibly popular destination year-round, one of our top tips to get the most out of a Queenstown holiday is to plan ahead! Popular activities such as glacier walks, onsen hot pools and bungy jumping cab book out well in advance, so we highly recommend having your 'must-do' activities locked in before you depart.

Book dinner reservations, over busy period the best restaurants often always book out, so get your hotel to call ahead and make reservations if there is anywhere you are keen to try. Another option if you do miss out is to try going for an early sitting, often restaurants can squeeze you in if you can eat earlier.

Check the weather! Queenstown's the prime position give visitors access to more than one ski feild, so take advantage and check conditions the night before or first thing in the morning to make sure you are heading to the better ski slopes for the day!

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