Treble Cone Ski Area
NZ Ski Fields

Treble Cone

South Island's largest ski area with jaw dropping views over Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps, a must experience ski area for all Queenstown and Wanaka visitors. Particularly suited to experienced skiers.

About Treble Cone

With 550ha of inbound terrain, Treble Cone is the largest ski area in NZ’s South Island with the longest vertical in the Queenstown Southern Lakes. Treble Cone Ski Resort is famous for the long uncrowded groomed slopes accessed from the Saddle Basin and Home Basin chairlift, legendary off-piste terrain from Motatapu Chutes and the Saddle Basin and unrivalled views appreciated from every aspect. Treble Cone is a must experience ski area for all Queenstown and Wanaka visitors.

Season Dates*

Season Start Season End
24 Jun 2023 24 Sep 2023

* Targeted dates subject to snow, weather and operating conditions.

Drive Times

From To Drive Time
Wanaka Treble Cone 30 min
Queenstown Treble Cone 1 hr 30 min
Queenstown Airport Wanaka 50 min
Queenstown Wanaka 60 min
Wanaka Christchurch 5 hr 30 min
Treble Cone Ski Area, Wanaka

Why We Love Treble Cone

  • Legendary powder days and free-riding terrain.
  • Long, groomed beginner & intermediate trails.
  • Challenging chutes, pipes and bowls for the more advanced skiers and boarders.
  • Awesome views across Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps.
  • Largest Ski Area in the South Island.
  • Lift serviced vertical drop is 700m, the longest in the Queenstown Southern Lakes District.
  • Free access given to the Nice and Easy Platter plus the Magic Carpet.
Treble Cone Ski Area, Wanaka


Terrain Type %


Skiable Area 550 ha
Elevation 2,088 m
Vertical 700 m
Longest Run 4 km
Average Snowfall 0.55 m p/a
Terrain Parks 2
Snowmaking 50 ha
Lifts 4
Lift Hours 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Trail Map