Queenstown

Queenstown

Queenstown one of the most prestigious of destinations for winter ski holidays and has two primary ski resorts which are Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.

Surrounded by magnificent beauty of the mountain scenery and nestled alongside the shore of crystal Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown is home to some of the most spectacular skiing in the world with several ski areas on its doorsteps offering everything from beginners’ slopes to more challenging terrain.

Location
Queenstown is located in Otago on the shores of Lake Wakatipu on the South Island of New Zealand.

How to get there
From Queenstown Airport: 25 minutes by bus
From Christchurch: 6-7 hours drive
To Coronet Peak: 25 minutes drive
To The Remarkables: 45 minutes drive


Commonly you will need to fly into Queenstown International Airport on flights operated by Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Qantas & Virgin Australia. Bus transfers are the most convenient and economical way to get to Queenstown Ski Fields from Queenstown International Airport or the city. The bus to Queenstown Ski Fields takes about 1 hour depending on road conditions and your drop off point.  

Mountain Statistics  Coronet Peak
Ski Season: June to October
Mountain Elevation: 1649 meters
Snowfall Average: 2 meters
Longest Run: 2.4 km
Steepest Run: -
Numbers of Courses: -
Number of Lifts: 8 lifts
Terrain: Beginner: 25%, Intermediate: 45%, Advanced: 30%
Mountain Statistics  The Remarkables
Ski Season: June to September
Mountain Elevation: 1943 meters
Snowfall Average: 3.67 meters
Longest Run: 1.5 km
Steepest Run: -
Numbers of Courses: -
Number of Lifts: 7 lifts
Terrain: Beginner: 30%, Intermediate: 40%, Advanced: 40%

 

Coronet Peak Trail Map Click link to PDF file  
 
 The Remarkables Trail Map Click link to PDF file  


Shuttle buses
Shuttle buses operate daily from Queenstown to Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Cardrona ski resort. Connectabus is a bus service that connects major hotels and the town operating half-hourly into the late in the evening.

Restaurants & Nightlife
Queenstown offers a huge diversity of dining options from formal dining, cafés, and pub. Queenstown has an abundance of nightlife to suit all age groups including   wine bars, pubs, nite clubs, and garden bars.

Culture
Queenstown isn't just a skiing holiday destionation but also a thrill seeker activities such as Heli Skiing, Jet Boating and Bungy Jumping. Day Tours are also on offer such as a Lord of the Rings Tour, Wine Tours or heading to the local hot springs.

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