Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites

::Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites

New Zealand Ski Areas offer stunning scenery, exhilarating dry powder runs, snowboard terrain parks and pumping apres ski action. Full descriptions of New Zealand’s ski areas and heli-ski locations

Round Hill

By |2016-11-26T18:58:58+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

Only a few minutes drive from Lake Tekapo township is the ultimate snow sport destination for the whole family. Round Hill ski field was established in 2001 as a dedicated ski field ‘For Mum, Dad and the Kids’. The field has gentle slopes, good snow cover and long undulating runs to ensure enjoyable skiing and snowboarding for all ages.

Mt Cheeseman

By |2014-08-10T23:04:39+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

Watch the sunrise from your room, enjoy breakfast, clip on your skis and head for the lifts. Mt Cheeseman has to be the ultimate in user-friendly club fields. You can start the day in this way at the Snowline Lodge. Ski holiday packages include bed, 3 meals, lift pass and lessons at a reasonable daily tariff. Guests assist staff with light duties.

Mt Olympus

By |2016-11-26T18:58:58+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

‘The Playground of the Gods’, lies on the western flank of the Craigieburn range, where it is ideally placed for trapping powder snow dumps. Mt Olympus is a small club ski field set in a wide south-facing basin, with 60 hectares of varied terrain providing challenging runs for skiers, boarders, novices and die-hards.

Mt Hutt

By |2014-08-11T00:43:33+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

The greatest variety of skiing in New Zealand is found in the Canterbury region, with four commercial and six club fields, including an area that is arguably the best ski field in the Southern Hemisphere. Mt Hutt is simply awesome, enjoying the longest and most consistent season in New Zealand - from early June to October.


By |2014-08-11T00:43:58+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

A well kept secret in New Zealand skiing circles, is a remote ski field, which can be found midway between Christchurch and Queenstown. Ohau ski field is by-passed by winter sports enthusiasts dashing to the Southern Lakes, even though the field is clearly visible from the main Mackenzie Plains highway.


By |2016-11-26T18:58:59+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

Mt Ruapehu is revered as the focus for fantastic winter fun on the expansive slopes of Whakapapa and Turoa - the largest snow sports area in New Zealand. Tukino, a club field on the remote eastern slopes, offers the chance to ski and snowboard on the ‘wild’ side of the mountain.


By |2016-11-26T18:58:59+12:00October 3rd, 2013|Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites|

The Southern Lakes ski fields are superb. One in particular has wonderful, safe, open terrain that puts it in a category of the best family ski fields in the world. Cardrona is a top shelf skiing and boarding experience, and everyone can have a great time here. Introduce a beginner to these smooth rolling slopes and after several days of lessons.

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