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Learn more about us at Cardrona Alpine Resort, New Zealand’s year-round alpine playground!

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In winter, 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. Cardrona’s 3 vast basins are home to the Southern Hemisphere’s most extensive terrain parks & pipes, & NZ’s most qualified ski & snowboard school. Wide, open trails offer some of NZ’s best snow conditions, groomed to perfection by a modern & innovative snow management system.

In the summer months Cardrona is open for mountain biking, conferences & other alpine adventure activities. In summer, Cardrona is home to New Zealand’s first 3-wheeled mountain carts, a summer tubing experience & the spectacular Alpine by Night adventure.

Take a short drive from Queenstown Airport over the spectacular Crown Range & be welcomed with genuine Kiwi hospitality to NZ’s ultimate winter playground. Our friendly team are always willing to help – meet the Cardrona crew at our offices in Queenstown & Wanaka, as well as on the mountain during operating hours.

Cardrona is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wayfare NZ.