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Wanaka Ski Field Information 


Ski Field: Cardrona


Ski Area boundary: 320 
Groomed terrain: The majority of the boundary area 
Beginner: 25% 
Intermediate: 55% 
Advanced: 20% 
Highest Point: 1860m 
Base Area: 1669m 


  • McDougall’s Express Chondola (Main Basin)
    • 10x8-seater gondola cabins, 40x6-seater chairs
  • Whitestar Express (Main Basin)
    • 4-seater express chair
  • Captain’s Express (Captain's Basin)
    • 4-seater express chair
  • Valley View Quad (Valley View Basin)
    • 4-seater fixed grip chair
  • Wells Pipe Platter (Main Basin)
    • Platter lift to service our 2 halfpipes & Big Air jump
  • Conveyor Lifts (Main Basin - Beginner's Area)
    • 150m long SunKid Conveyor with 'Gallery' see-through tunnel
    • Mid-level Conveyor
    • Kindy Conveyor



Why we Love Cardrona:

  • Its laid back terrain
  • It's park (and its 4 pipes) is one of the best in the region with features to satisfy a first time park rider right though to the extremest freestyle skiers/boarders in the country
  • Untapped back country
  • The mulled wine in the Upstairs Cafe

You should go to Cardrona if:

  • You have members of your group who are learning
  • You want to get in the park as well as ride the whole mountain
  • You want to have a drink at the Cardrona pub after a hard days skiing/riding


Winter Season: Early June - Late October
Lift Passes: $95 for a full day adult pass
Lessons: Lessons and kids programs can be organized on the mountain 



Treble Cone

Treble Cone Trail Map

Ski Field: Treble Cone


Ski Area boundary: 550 hectares
Groomed terrain: 50 hectares 
Beginner: 10% 
Intermediate: 45% 
Advanced: 45% 
Highest Point: 1960m 
Lowest Point: 1255m 
Lifts: 6 Seater high speed chair 1 Quad 1 Platter 1 Magic Carpet

Why we Love TC:

  • It is the largest ski field in the South Island
  • Longest intermediate groomed run (4km)
  • Wicked views accorss Lake Wanaka
  • It has legendary powder days
  • Has the best freeriding terrain in NZ or OZ!

You should go to TC if:

  • Your group are intermediate to advanced skiers or snowbaords who like to ride ski intermediate-advanced off-pieste terrain
  • It's a massive powder day
  • It's a beautiful day, you are too sore to ski/board and you want to enjoy a coffe/wine relax and check out the amazing views


Winter Season: Early June - Late October
Passes: $95 for a full day adult pass
Lessons: Lessons and kids programs can be organized on the mountain 



Snow Park - Click for large view

Ski Field: SnowparkNZ


One double lift will take you to the top of the park where you can take many different lines hitting rails, kickers, the quarter pipe, wall rides, spines, cliff drop, half pipes, boxes etc etc.

They have a good variety of features to keep beginners right though to the experts entertained!

Why we Love Snowpark:

  • You get to listen to music while you ride!
  • Wicked gigs/comps/parties
  • Awesome park features
  • Watching pros shred epic lines from the deck 

You should go to Snowpark if:

  • You want to ride park/drink/party
  • You want to watch some of NZs and the worlds best Skiers and Snowboarders


Winter Season: Early June - Late October
Lift Passes: $88 for a full day adult pass



Snow Farm - click for large view

Snow Park Trial map

Ski Field: Snow Farm


Terrain: Over 50km of groomed trails 6 tubing or sledding runs
Highest Point: 1500m

Why we Love Snow Farm NZ:

  • They have over 50km of track
  • They have a wicked sleding and tubing park

You should go to Snow Farm NZ if:

  • If you want to go to cross country skiing
  • To take the kids to the tubing park
  • Get fit or adventure out to one of the huts on the Pisa range


Winter Season: Early June - Late October
Lift Passes:  $40 for a full day adult pass   


Wanaka Ski and Board Tuning