Cardrona Alpine Resort is New Zealand’s most popular ski area, attracting all kinds of snow enthusiasts – from beginners & families, to Olympic & X Games athletes. Take a short drive from Queenstown or Wanaka & be welcomed with genuine Kiwi hospitality to NZ’s ultimate winter playground.
The 2nd annual Jossi Wells Invitational Big Air is sure to be a highlight of the 2017 winter season!Read More
Join us for a unique, breathtaking alpine stargazing experience at Cardrona this winter.Read More
Two mountains on 1 pass - ski the Big 2 this season!More Info
Never been on the snow before? Here is a list of tips from us here at Cardrona to help first time skiers & snowboarders have a great first day on the slopes!Read More
Check out our tips to make the most out of your time here – this is the Insider's Guide to Cardrona!Read more
This Pipelines Ski Report we're getting hyped – some of the world's best are descending on Cardrona...Read more
It's been another great week at Cardrona, with a few days of sunshine, some awesome events & snow in the forecast this weekend!Read more
The road to PyeongChang has been different for all Cardrona’s Team Riders, however one thing remains constant – hard work.Read more
This is the first Pipelines Ski Report for August – check out everything that's happening at Cardrona this week!Read more
Cardrona is an easy drive or bus ride from NZs most famous ski towns, Queenstown & Wanaka. These two 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!
Wanaka - 34km / 35mins
Queenstown - 58km / 60mins
Arrowtown - 37km / 45mins
MaryRedshoes Sydney, Australia
We visited Cardrona for a skiing holiday with friends & had a wonderful time. I'm a novice skier & had lots of opportunities to ski on green slopes.
Jenny J Perth, Australia
Loved Cardrona, it had an awesome vibe to it. Snow was world-class, so good the Swiss Ski team were there! Cannot recommend the ski field enough...
Favourite ski resort in the region. Have visited yearly with my family for many years and it's great to see on going improvements. Great runs!