Day Lift Passes

At Cardrona you can purchase day lift passes, rental & lessons. You can get a package which includes some or all of these products & reduces the total amount you pay.  Packages include Lift & Rental, & Lift, Lesson & Rental. First time skiers & snowboarders are looked after with the excellent value First Timer Package.

Winter Day Lift Passes 2017

A day lift pass accesses the entire mountain & ALL the lifts

Day Lift Passes 2017AdultChildStudentSenior
1 Day Off-Peak$99$50$80$65
1 Day Peak$110$60$90$75
2 Day Flexi*$202 ($101/day)$102 ($51/day)$156 ($78/day)$130 ($65/day)
3 Day Flexi*$297 ($99/day)$150 ($50/day)$228 ($76/day)$192 ($64/day)
4 Day Flexi*$388 ($97/day)$196 (49/day)$300 ($75/day)$252 ($63/day)
5 Day Flexi*$475 ($95/day)$240 (48/day)$365 ($73/day$310 ($62/day)
Single Gondola Ride$35$25
*Flexi Passes are redeemable at both Cardrona & Treble Cone & access discounts towards a variety of activities in both Wanaka & Queenstown.
Flexi 5 Day pass holders will receive the Flexi 5 per day rate for extra days purchased.
All Flexi passes are valid for both consecutive & non-consecutive days throughout the 2017 winter season.
People 5yrs & under & 75yrs & older ski FREE

Your lift pass will be stored on an electronic RFID myCARD.  To make the most of your clever myCARD activate your personal profile online. To activate your mycard click here, enter the code on your card, create a username & password & you are ready to go! Once you’re logged into your profile you can:

  • Top up your card with lift passes, rental gear, lift & rental packages, lessons & more…
  • Keep track of your on-slope stats at Cardrona (days skied, run count, vertical metres covered)Lift passes & other mountain products can be purchased from 20 Helwick St Wanaka, or Cnr Shotover & Rees Streets, Queenstown, or on the mountain.Definitions for Lift Passes:Student: 18+yrs enrolled full time (minimum 32 weeks in a calendar year) with a New Zealand or Australian tertiary institution. Student ID & proof of full time status (letter from institution) is required. ID card must be in English & include a valid expiry date. ISIC cards are not accepted.Child: Currently attending school, 6-17yrs inclusive. Photo ID will be required.Under 6: Children under 6yrs, on day of purchase, ski for free. Please collect a complimentary lift pass from the ticket office. Photo ID will be required.Senior: 65 – 74yrs of age. Photo ID will be required.75 Years+: 75yrs of age or older, on day of purchase, ski for free. Please collect a complimentary lift pass from the ticket office. Photo ID will be required.Half Day Passes: Morning passes are only available for purchase the day of use from a ticket office & are valid from 9am – 12.30pm. Afternoon passes can be pre-purchased, are available online & valid from 12.30pm – 4pm.Additional days: Additional days are valid anytime during the 2016 season. To qualify for the additional day rate, passes must be purchased in a single transaction on a single pass.Groups: We offer group rates for New Zealand schools & universities, international schools & corporate & social groups. A minimum number of 15 people is required to qualify for these rates. For more information please contact groups@cardrona.comMost major credit cards welcomed. Rates include GST. All prices are subject to change without notice.For more terms & conditions click here.

Summer Day Lift Passes 2016/2017

Lifts operate 10am-4pm daily. Passes are currently available for purchase from the Cardrona Corner in Wanaka & online*. During operations, lift passes can also be purchased at the on-mountain Ticket Office from 9am daily.

*Mountain biking & carting passes only are available for online purchase.


Cardrona Bike Park Lift Prices

 AdultChild (9-17)8 & Under
Half Day Lift Pass*$49$35FREE
Day Lift Pass$69$45FREE
Season Pass$399$199FREE
TGIF Pass (Fridays 4-8pm)$39$29FREE
Day Lift & Downhill Bike Rental Package$189n/an/a
Day Lift & Full Suspension Rental Bike Package$149n/an/a
*PLEASE NOTE: Half Day Passes are valid from 10am - 1pm or 1pm - 4pm. Lift & Rental Packages will need to be booked in advance.
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Lift Access & Walking Prices

Lift accessed walkingTwo lift rides$25 per person
Alpine by Night*Guided walk$79 per person

Mountain Cart Prices

Bookings are strongly recommended as you’ll need to turn up 20mins before your booking time to be sized up for your equipment & be briefed on safety.

Mountain Cart and Lift2 hours$99
Mountain Cart (if you have a lift pass)2 hours$69
*PLEASE NOTE: Bookings are strongly recommended. Mountain carting is subject to availability. Child is 17yrs & under.
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