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Welcome to Cardrona Alpine Resort.

Cardrona Alpine Resort is home to New Zealand’s highest mountain bike park. There are activities for every member of the family at Cardrona this summer! Take a short drive from Queenstown or Wanaka & be welcomed with genuine Kiwi hospitality to NZ’s ultimate alpine summer playground.

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Summer Weekly Report - December 15, 2017

It's just over a week to go till Christmas! This week's report has a couple of gift ideas if you've left it to the last minute...

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Summer Weekly Report - December 8, 2017

Welcome to Summer 2017/18! It's been a great first week up at Cardrona... check out all we've been up to!

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What's New for Summer 2017/18

There's a whole lot going on this summer at Cardrona... check out what's new for Summer 2017/18!

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Getting here

Cardrona is an easy drive or bus ride from NZ's most famous resort towns, Queenstown & Wanaka. These 2 lakeside destinations are surrounded by breathtaking alpine scenery & offer a dizzying array of activities, sights & sounds. If you're looking for the ultimate holiday destination, this is it! 

Drive times:
Wanaka - 34km / 35mins
Queenstown - 58km / 60mins
Arrowtown - 37km / 45mins

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Michelle, R

What a rush! Easily the best thing I've done in NZ yet! Serious trails! And with a whole day of biking I improved massively by the end. Can't wait to go back, I'm hooked!

Mark H Quilpie, Australia

After the amazing drive up the mountain we were met by fantastic staff. They couldn’t have been more helpful. The apartment is great. The meal was delicious. Although it is the off skiing season it is still worth a visit. There are plenty of activities to keep you amused.

Maree H Wanaka, NZ

We have been overseas and come home for our holiday. We took this opportunity to visit this fabulous fairly newly built activity bike/cart/walking park. It looks SO different in summer. We are used to seeing the area covered in snow. What an amazing new activity. Great fun, good coffee at Mezz Cafe. Staff are fabulous, so keen to show off whats available.