Ski 5 of the Best South Island (NZ) Ski Fields
This itinerary may also be travelled in reverse - start in Queenstown and return to Christchurch
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Fly into Christchurch Airport and rent a car or van stay a night or two. Then drive to Methven. The journey from Christchurch to Methven is about 100 km and takes about 75 minutes
Check in with one of our Methven accommodation suppliers. Accommodation choices are plentiful in Methven, with over 2000 beds available, but, it is advisable to book ahead during peak periods.
- Mt Hutt Ski Season for 2012 - 9 June to 7 October 2012
Ski Mt Hutt for a few days and then wake up nice and early for a 4-5 hour drive to Wanaka & Queenstown where you can choose from a wide range of Queenstown & Wanaka accommodation and activities. Spend a few days skiing the slopes of the Remarkables, Coronet Peak, Treble Cone and Cardrona skifields.
You can then drop off you rental vehicle and fly home from the Queenstown International Airport either to your international or domestic location. new zealand driving times
South Island Ski Areas Ski Season for 2012
Dates are subject to weather & snow conditions
Coronet Peak - 9 June to 7 October 2012
The Remarkables - 16 June to 7 October 2012
Treble Cone - 28 June to 30 September 2012
Cardrona - 22 June to 7 October 2012
South Island Ski Information
An epic trilogy in the heart of the Southern Alps of Aotearoa New Zealand, Coronet Peak, Mt Hutt and The Remarkables. Majestic mountains, high alpine skiing and riding, thriving resort towns.
Good-to-be-alive inspiration. Magic in the clean, crisp mountain air. Excitement and fun with friends and family, on and off the slopes. These are the ingredients of a legendary winter holiday. And you'll find the perfect mix in the resort towns of Methven and Queenstown, each snuggled into the magnificent snow covered Southern Alps of New Zealand's South Island.
Three boutique ski areas, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables near Queenstown and Mt Hutt near Methven offer glorious scenery, awesome skiing and snowboarding terrain, first-class facilities, beginner and family experiences to create lifetime memories and fun filled après ski - all within easy reach of Australian and New Zealand main centres