Whether you’re a rookie, an intermediate or a seasoned veteran, New Zealand has a ski field that’s perfectly matched to you. Most of the mountains here cater to all ages and ability levels, but just like a snowflake, each one is unique.
Terrain parks are all about getting off the main trails and testing your abilities. Kickers, halfpipes, rails, boxes and more… there’s endless ways to express yourself on the slopes of New Zealand’s mountains.
Continue reading The Best Snow Terrain Parks in New Zealand
Wherever you choose to go skiing in New Zealand, you’ll want to deck yourself out in ski gear that’s comfortable and suited to the conditions. That might sound easy, but deciding what to wear on the ski field can be hard! Here’s a few tips to make sure your outfit is on point and you’re ready to have a blast each and every day up the mountain.
Sometimes in life you have to make a decision that seems almost impossible. One where both outcomes feel perfectly equal and to make a choice would be… wrong? Choosing between Queenstown and Wanaka is one of those times.
Continue reading Which is better, Queenstown or Wanaka?
Skiing might be considered a winter sport, but spring might just be our favourite time of year to go skiing in NZ. Why? There’s a heap of good reasons. Let’s start with these five.
Shhhhhh, it’s a secret! But, seeing as it won’t be for much longer, and we’re pretty terrible at keeping secrets, we’ll let you in on it. It’s the talk of the town in Wanaka and Queenstown, and it’s not even open yet… what could it be?
Soho Basin. Remember the name, because it’s NZ’s biggest and most exciting ski area, and it’s coming to life right now!
Winter in New Zealand is all about getting some time on the ski slopes! But just because the temperature’s down, there’s no reason you can’t go on the road trip of a lifetime too. We’ve come up with a basic itinerary to get you started. And the best part? There’s only ten hours’ total driving time involved, so you could do this road trip in a few days or stretch it out over a couple of magical weeks — you decide. Here’s how it shapes up.
Trying to narrow down your favourite Queenstown experiences is like trying to pick your favourite Queen song for karaoke — challenging. But we took up the challenge and picked out five unmissable off–mountain experiences you need to book into your Queenstown trip. There’s something for everyone here.
Queenstown spoils visitors with not one, not two, but three world–class ski fields, all within an hour’s drive. You’d be hard pressed finding the same value from a ski package anywhere in the world.
But is it really worth it? Aren’t the mountains pretty much the same, you might ask? No! Queenstown’s ski fields are totally different, and we recommend you try all of them.
Here’s the scoop on Coronet Peak, Cardrona and The Remarkables.
There’s an almost endless number of reasons to try night skiing in Queenstown. It’s great cardio, you’ll get a great night’s sleep afterwards, people on the chairlift won’t see you fall over so easily because it’s dark… but we don’t have all day, so we’ve trimmed that endless list down to just five of the most important reasons to try night skiing at Coronet Peak.