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Mountain transport

Transport

Getting around New Zealand – and up to the mountains – is easy. For maximum independence, rent a car, and if you’re heading up to the fields, ...

 

Cardrona Alpine Resort

See & Do

Cardrona's learners’ slopes are the widest, most scenic learner trails in the Wanaka/Queenstown region – the Skyline trail, with views out to ...

 

Broken River

See & Do

With varied terrain, cosy mountain lodges and even its own craft beer, this hidden gem of a field promises unique off-piste adventures. If ...

 

Coronet Peak

See & Do

Stylish and cosmopolitan, Coronet Peak is the South Island’s most accessible mountain resort, located just an easy 20-minute drive from ...

 

Hanmer Springs Ski Area

See & Do

Hanmer Springs is most famous for its hot pools, but it also offers great skiing just two hours from Christchurch. The Hanmer Springs Ski Area ...

 

Snow Farm

See & Do

Snow Farm is New Zealand’s premier cross-country ski area and only Nordic-style ski resort. It regularly hosts overseas cross-country ski teams ...

 

Mt Cheeseman

See & Do

This fun clubbie is one of the closest to Christchurch. It’s uncrowded, sunny, and groomed, with challenging off-piste terrain and a ...

 

Manganui Ski Area

See & Do

Situated on the majestic Mt Taranaki, the region’s only ski area has two natural half-pipes offering great snowboarding and awesome terrain for ...

 

Mt Hutt

See & Do

There’s a huge variety of terrain on Mt Hutt’s expansive slopes, which get great snow and are serviced by super-friendly staff. It's no wonder ...

 

Mt Dobson Ski Field

See & Do

Famous for all-day sunshine, wide-open, uncrowded runs and a relaxed Kiwi atmosphere, Mount Dobson offers outstanding skiing and ...

 

Craigieburn Valley Ski Area

See & Do

A warning to the uninitiated – you won't find any chairlifts, gondolas, grooming, snow-making, or fine dining at Craigieburn. What it does ...

 

Tūroa Ski Area

See & Do

Tūroa Ski Area offers varied terrain and features both Australasia’s longest vertical descent and New Zealand’s highest lift, the six-seater ...

 

Mt Lyford

See & Do

Head to Mt Lyford for a true Kiwi clubbie experience: you’ll get friendly local families showing you all the best runs, stunning high-alpine ...

 

Fox Peak Ski Area

See & Do

Providing old-school club-field skiing high on the Two Thumb Range in South Canterbury, Fox Peak’s views alone make a ski trip worthwhile. With ...

 

Ohau Snow Fields

See & Do

Perched above the blue waters of Lake Ohau in the Mackenzie country, Ohau Snow Fields have a reputation for their super-friendly vibe and ...

 

Mt Olympus

See & Do

Offering something for all abilities and with some legendary on-mountain accommodation, Mt Olympus bills itself as the ultimate club field ...

 

Porters Alpine Resort

See & Do

Laid back and accessible, Porters is a fantastic and welcoming field just 89km from Christchurch - and the drive swings past the incredible ...

 

Rainbow Ski Area

See & Do

Less than two hours’ drive from Nelson or Blenheim, Rainbow overlooks Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park. The views from the top are ...

 

Tukino Ski Field

See & Do

Nestled on the eastern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, Tukino offers the combination of adventure and lack of crowds, coupled with the friendliness and ...

 

Roundhill Ski Area

See & Do

Roundhill Ski Area boasts views of Aoraki Mount Cook towering above the Southern Alps and the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo sparkling ...

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