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Opening Day 2018 - All You Need to Know

Cardrona Opening Day 2018 is just 1 sleep away (unless you're too excited to sleep like us)... 

Tick tock... we're counting down the hours!

Here's all the good stuff you need to know about for the big day tomorrow:

All chairlifts & all main trails open!

Yup you heard right - for just the second time since Valley View was born, we'll have all chairlifts & all main trails open on Opening Day! We're bloody stoked we've had a heap of natural snow, but the real kudos here goes to our snowmaking & grooming teams who've made a LOT of snow with the cold temps (& fancy new snowmaking facilities), & smoothed it out across the mountain like absolute champions.

If you're heading up to spend the day in the Cardrona Parks, the boys have set up 21 jibs & 4 jumps across Lil' Bucks, Stag Lane & Antlers Alley.


First Chair Queuers...

If you're one of the eager beavers who want to be on the McDougall's Chondola first, our team will be there keeping you warm with bacon butties & sharing the Opening Day celebrations with some Mumm champagne. 


Celebrate with us!

We're keeping the vibe going throughout the day with music in the Courtyard, & a DJ in front of The Lounge.

Don't forget – the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival kicks off next Thursday with the Legends of Steel showdown between Olympic medallists Nico Porteous & Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, & their teams of the Southern Lakes' best skiers & snowboarders. On Friday we also have the Monteith's Dog Derby & Dog Barking up on the mountain – we can't wait for that one!


New Food & Beverage Outlets

Make sure you check out the upgraded Base Café & the Mezz! They are looking fancy as... we really hope you love them as much as we do!!


We can't wait to welcome you all back up (for real this time!) for another epic winter up at Cardrona. We'll see you all bright & early (or otherwise) tomorrow!! 

Published June 15, 2018

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