Queenstown is the heart of the New Zealand South Island, and known as the adventure capital of the world. It has a multitude of experiences on offer, and skiing is right at the top of the list. With three mountains within one hours drive, holiday makers in Queenstown are spoilt for choice. 

Coronet Peak is the closest ski area to Queenstown, a short 20 minute drive.  Spectacular roller coaster terrain makes Coronet Peak ski area one of New Zealand’s most exciting ski resort destinations.

The Remarkables, which is available on the same lift ticket as Coronet Peak, is 45 minutes from Queenstown and has a different vibe. Some longer runs and fun terrain parks are on offer.  The big mountain experience awaits for you at The Remarkables. Get that feeling of pure freedom as you drop into sun-soaked bowls and world-renowned chutes. You will also take in the spectacular views across the Queenstown valley and beyond.

Cardrona is the largest ski area, and growing with continual expansion over the last few summers. About 80 minutes drive from Queenstown, it offers long, coasting beginner slopes, NZ’s best terrain parks and plenty for more advanced riders. With stunning views of the Southern Alps, there is plenty to love at Cardrona!

Queenstown Accommodation

Pinewood Lodge Queenstown school group accommodation

Pinewood Lodge

Nestled into the mountain side, overlooking stunning Queenstown and surrounded by towering pines, Pinewood Lodge is a wonderful village of homes big and small. Ideal for school group ski package accommodation, it is walking distance to central Queenstown. Accommodation can be offered in self contained cottages, dorm rooms and bunk houses. Breakfast is served daily in the common dining room, and dinner is also available.

Reavers Lodge Queenstown school group accommodation

Reavers Lodge

Reavers offers budget friendly lodge rooms and self contained units. Located a 15 minute walk to the centre of Queenstown, with great views of town and the surrounding scenery.

School groups will enjoy the common room, pool table and TV room for relaxing after skiing. 


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