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Winter Deals

Make the most out of your time on the snow with these sweet winter deals on ski passes & more! 

Skiing & snowboarding in NZ is an amazing experience at Cardrona! We have regular specials to sweeten the deal for a day on the slopes at Cardrona – check out our latest winter season deals on ski passes, season passes & more below.


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2019 Cardrona Season Passes - Earlybird sale on now!

We're officially in our Earlybird sale for 2019... you've got until March 31 to grab your season pass at these rates before they go up on April 1st!

There are three passes to choose from in this year's Earlybird sale:

Unlimited: Ski/snowboard every day of the 2019 winter season, from June to October, 2019 (open/closing dates tbc).
Saver: Ditch the Aus/NZ July school holiday peak period! Ski/snowboard every day of the 2019 winter season outside of the peak July school holidays – the 2019 Saver season pass blackout runs from July 1 to July 19 (inclusive), 2019.
Gold: Bike every day of the 2018/19 summer season & ski/snowboard every day of the 2019 winter season! Gold passes are only on sale from November 2 till December 31 – get in quick!

Uni students – we haven't forgotten you! The best deal for you runs during 2019 O-Week... watch this space!!

Earlybird Sale (Nov. 1 to Mar. 31) Unlimited Saver (pass blackout July 1 - 20, 2019) Gold (on sale Nov. 2 - Dec. 31)
Adult $950 $699 $1199
Senior $549 $449 $849
Child $289 $239 $399

The Cardrona Earlybird sale runs from November 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019. Prices will move to the 2019 Last Chance season pass rates from April 1, 2019.

For season passes purchased prior to opening, all ages are taken from December 1, 2018 (summer) & June 1, 2019 (winter).

Child is 6 – 17yrs inclusive or currently attending school. Under 6yrs ski or ride for free. All lift users require a Cardrona MyCard. Photographic ID will be required.

Senior is 65–74yrs of age. Photo ID will be required.

75yrs of age or older, on the day of purchase, ski for free. Please collect a complimentary lift pass from the ticket office. Photo ID will be required.

See all terms & conditions here

Get your 2019 season pass online!

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2019 Cardrona  Earlybird Multi-Day Passes on sale now!

We're officially in our Earlybird sale for 2019... you've got until March 31 to grab your multi-day pass at these rates before they go up on April 1st! Ski from 3 to 6 days at the best rate.

Earlybird multi-day passes are not valid during the Aus/NZ school holiday blackout period from July 1 to July 19 (inclusive), 2019.

Earlybird Multi-day Pass Sale (Dec. 1 to Mar. 31) 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day
Adult $264 $332 $375 $450
Senior $192 $240 $275 $330
Student $216 $264 $300 $360
Child $135 $168 $185 $222

For passes purchased prior to opening, all ages are taken from June 1, 2019 (winter).

Child is 6 – 17yrs inclusive or currently attending school. Under 6yrs ski or ride for free. All lift users require a Cardrona MyCard. Photographic ID will be required.

Senior is 65–74yrs of age. Photo ID will be required.

75yrs of age or older, on the day of purchase, ski for free. Please collect a complimentary lift pass from the ticket office. Photo ID will be required.

See all terms & conditions here

Get your 2019 multi-day pass online!

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Which ski pass should I buy?

Multi-Day Ski Pass

The Multi-Day is for anyone looking to ski or snowboard at Cardrona for more than 1 day – the more you ski, the more you save! Check out our Day & Multi Ski Pass options for more info.

Season Pass

A season pass is a great option if you want to ski in Queenstown or Wanaka for more than 8 days. There are three types of Cardrona season passes to suit any skier or snowboarder, whether you're on a New Zealand ski holiday or you're a Queenstown/Wanaka local!

From June 1, our season passes are available at our full season rates.

Terms & Conditions

For season passes purchased prior to opening, all ages are taken from December 1, 2017 (summer) & June 1, 2018 (winter).

Child is 6 – 17yrs inclusive or currently attending school. Under 6yrs ski or ride for free. All lift users require a Cardrona MyCard. Photographic ID will be required.

Student is 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.

Senior is 65–74yrs of age. Photo ID will be required.

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.

See all Cardrona terms & conditions.

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