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Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival

WINTER STARTS HERE! And we're proud of it!

Date: June 21 - 24, 2018
Time: All day!
Location:  Cardrona Alpine Resort & Queenstown
Entry: Online at Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival
About the events:
NZ’s Winter has started with one hell of a party for the last 43 years. That party is the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival and this year the party is as fresh as the season’s first powder.

All the old favorites remain but this year there are some epic changes. This year the festival ‘host mountain’ is Cardrona Alpine Resort & the talent line-up is a celebration of NZ’s hottest music talent. This will be the ultimate event to improve your Instagram feed for 2018.
Town will be a-buzz with people celebrating the arrival of winter in true Queenstown style. 
Since it kicked off in 1975 the Festival has evolved into New Zealand's - & perhaps the southern Hemisphere's - biggest celebration of winter.

Cardrona on-mountain Activities & Competitions

Friday June 22
  • Monteith's Dog Derby
  • Monteith's Dog Barking
  • Snow Tubing
  • Snow Skate Slalom Racing
Sunday June 24
  • MacPac Tour de Cardies skinning race
  • MacPac Bikes on Snow Race

Not competing?? 

Don’t worry if you’re not a skier or snowboarder - you are on safe ground, all you need to pack is a bit of enthusiasm, some warm socks and a loud cheer. All your favourite mountain activities will be taking place, where everyone can view from in our Mountain Festival Village, with some DJs to boot! Jump on one of the Go Orange buses heading up to Cardrona and get settled in for a brilliant afternoon.

Check out all the other amazing events & activities on-mountain & in Queenstown HERE or visit Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival

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