Planning next year’s ski trip to New Zealand? First things first, are you going North or South Island? Both islands have heaps to offer the keen skier or snowboarder, but the experience differs greatly between north and south. Let’s find out why.
Continue reading South Island or North Island – which is best for your ski trip?
Leaving your holiday planning to the last minute is the worst. It’s like that feeling of dread you get when you do something stupid; like when you lock yourself out of the house, or accidentally CC the whole office into a personal email.
Continue reading Why now is the best time to book your 2020 Queenstown ski holiday
Planning your New Zealand ski holiday? You’ll need to figure out how you’re going to get up and down the mountain each day. Depending on your group size and travel requirements, either a bus or a hire car may suit your needs. Let’s look at some things to consider when making your decision.
Car Hire or Mountain Transport – which is better?
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.
Continue reading Finding your perfect match on the ski fields of New Zealand
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.
Continue reading What should you wear on the ski slopes in New Zealand?
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.
Continue reading 5 Reasons why we love Spring Skiing in New Zealand!
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!
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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.
Continue reading Strap in for the Ultimate North Island Winter Road Trip!