Getting to Cardrona

Getting to Cardrona is easy no matter where you’re staying. Located in the heart of the Southern Alps, it is a comfortable drive from Wanaka, Queenstown and Arrowtown. If you’re not wanting to drive yourself, daily shuttles operate from Queenstown, Wanaka, Arrowtown and Cromwell.

With Queenstown International Airport located within easy reach of Cardrona, only 60 minutes drive, getting to the slopes has never been quicker or easier!

Cardrona Maps and Distances

For all the location details needed for planning your trip including area maps, driving distances, nearest airports and towns, please click here.

Cardrona Transport Options

Don’t want to drive yourself to Cardrona? We have plenty of great alternatives! Daily bus transfers are available from Wanaka, Queenstown, Arrowntown & Cromwell. Want to remove the hassle of traffic then the best option might be chartering a heli! For more info on all these options please click here.

Other Key Information

Cardrona is located in a high alpine environment and the surrounding roads may be affected by snowfall. Chains should be carried at all times and may need to be fitted for the Cardrona Alpine Resort access road and the Crown Range road (between Queenstown and Cardrona). Chain hire & fitting service is available on the mountain access road.  Chain hire and fitting priced from $35 for two wheel drive and $55 for four wheel drive.  Our crew will also fit your own chains for $10.