National Skifield Information:
With the deepest, most
reliable snow in the Southern Hemisphere and unbeatable panoramic scenery - big mountains, big snow, big sky and ski
towns and resorts that know how to rock - you can experience these natural wonders and beauty of this Southern
Hemisphere alpine wonderland by travelling on Bus'N'Ski New Zealand national ski routes.
With dramatic snow action
to suit skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, New Zealand offers the
ultimate winter break.
can choose to ski or snowboard on the North Island skifields of Turoa and Whakapapa and
the major South Island skifields in Methven (Mt Hutt),
(Coronet Peak and The Remarkables) and Wanaka (Treble Cone).
All major ski
and snowboarding fields in New Zealand, meet international ski standards and are located
near towns offering
excellent range of accommodation to suit all budgets and are
serviced by regular bus and/or air services.
Each ski town and resort have their own unique attractions, scenery and social events, like the
Winter Festival in
Queenstown, the Ruapehu Mardi Gras in Ohakune to name a few.
Learning to ski or snowboard has never been easier. There are beginners'
facilities on all mountains, with dedicated beginners' slopes at all ski
areas. Everything you need for a fantastic day is available. Snow
Schools are offering world class learning centres and products for both
adults and kids.
can start your Ski New Zealand experience from Auckland - travelling
south on Bus'N'Ski
Auckland to Queenstown ski route to
Christchurch and Queenstown. On the way, you to ski or snowboard on Whakapapa or
located on Mt Ruapehu near National Park and
Ohakune on the North Island's central volcanic plateau, before heading south to Wellington and Christchurch
by bus and ferry where you can to ski or snowboard Mt Hutt near Christchurch
- on the way.
If starting from Christchurch, you can travel to the alpine resort town of Queenstown to ski or snowboard
the Queenstown skifields of Coronet
Peak and the
Remarkables and the skifields of Cardrona and
Treble Cone in Wanaka before
travelling north to Auckland on the Bus'N'Ski
Queenstown to Auckland ski route, experiencing
Mt Hutt skifield near
Christchurch and the North Island skifields of Whakapapa at
National Park or
Ohakune on the way.