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Book - Southern Shred

7 DAY SNOW PACKAGE $1242 PER ADULT


See everything, ski everywhere and have the time to enjoy all four of the Southern Lakes premier mountain resorts; Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona and Treble Cone.

This package gives you the ultimate flexibility to choose which mountain resort you want to ski or ride each day. All you have to do is decide where your going by 6:00pm the night prior and call to reserve the bus, easy! This means you can watch the snow reports or go back to your favourite resort if you so desire, the choice is yours.

Our 7 day package covers all bases giving the first time or seasoned visitor the most rounded Queenstown snow experience.

*This package is based on Adult rates. For Child rates or Family packages please enquire.

INCLUDES:

  • 7 days lift passes [Your choice of up to 4 ski resorts]
  • 7 days mountain transport
  • 7 days ski/snowboard rental equipment with 2 free non-ski rest day included [To be used in 9 days]
  • Return airport transfers

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

ON MOUNTAIN

Your seven days of lift passes gives you time at all four southern lakes ski resorts and the flexibility to choose which mountain you want to visit each day. 

  • 4 days Coronet Peak or The Remarkables (Earlybird Lift Pass Deal valid until 30th April 2020 - Must be used within 12 days of 1st day on the snow)
  • 2 days Cardrona Alpine Resort
  • 1 day Treble Cone (Available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only)

Refer to the Ski Resort page for full mountain information.

MOUNTAIN TRANSPORT 

Coronet Peak and The Remarkables 2020 season buses are operating from the Queenstown Snow Centre on Duke Street. 

The bus pick ups start at 8:00am and operate every 20 minutes or as they fill up. The last service for Coronet is at 12:00pm (Noon) and last bus service for Remarkables is at 11.30am. Buses will return from 1:30pm down the mountain every 30 minutes or until they fill up.

Departures: Ex Central Queenstown

  • Coronet Peak departure leaves Queenstown from 8:00AM and returns from 1:30PM
  • Remarkables departure leaves Queenstown from 8:00AM and returns from 1:30PM

Departs: From over 25 locations around Queenstown.

  • Cardrona departure leaves Queenstown from approx. 7:40AM
  • Treble Cone departure leaves Queenstown from approx 7:30AM. (Available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only)
  • Bus departs all resorts at 4.15PM (ski lifts close at 4PM)

Duration: Depending on road & weather conditions

  • Coronet Peak bus trip approximately 30 minutes
  • Remarkables bus trip approximately 45 - 60 minutes
  • Cardrona bus trip approximately 75-90 minutes
  • Treble Cone bus trip approximately 90 minutes

RENTAL EQUIPMENT

The Silver range of skis, boots and poles or snowboard, boots and bindings. To be collected in central Queenstown from 4pm the night prior to your first day on the snow. Can be used over 9 days, giving you 2 free days use for non-ski days. 

Doesn't include ski clothing or accessories such as goggles and gloves. These can be added onto your package at additional cost.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Services all domestic and international flights from early June through early October, for the winter season. Please advise your flight times and airline upon booking.

Package Prices

Price: $1,242.00

Airport Transfers

Experienced local drivers are there to meet and greet you upon arrival at the airport and transfer you to your Queenstown accommodation.
Services all scheduled domestic and international flights arriving and departing Queenstown airport. Shared Service.

Please Note: Transfers outside of the central Queenstown - Frankton Road route may be charged an extra fee. For example, transfers to Arthur's Point, Arrowtown, Kelvin Heights, Shotover Country and Lake Hayes are not included.

  • Return Airport Transfers
    • Both Ways

Bus & Lift

Lift Pass and Transport to Treble Cone Ski Resort. Valid for the 2019 Season. Available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only. 

  • 1 Day Treble Cone Bus and Lift
    • Treble Cone Bus and Lift

Includes: 

  • 2 Day Lift Pass to Cardrona Alpine Resort
  • 2 Day Return Transport Ex Queenstown to Cardrona
  • 2 Day Mountain Transport and Lift Pass
    • Cardrona Bus & Lift Package

Ski Rental

Rental Hardware Includes: Either Skis/boots/poles OR Snowboard/boots [To be used in 8 Days/1 free non-ski day]

Equipment to be collected in central Queenstown

  • Silver Equipment Rental
    • 7 Day

Lift Tickets

Earlybird Lift Pass - Ski for just $74 per day

The purchaser/user of the Earlybird Multi-Day Lift Pass, agrees to the following terms and conditions:

  • The Earlybird Multi-Day Lift Pass deal must be purchased before 30th April 2020. Sale extended to the 30th June 2020.
  • The Earlybird Multi-Day Lift Pass is only valid for use during the 2020 season.
  • Earlybird Multi-Day Lift Passes do not need to be used consecutively, however all days must be used within 12 days of the first day of use.
  • Earlybird Multi-Day Lift Passes are non-transferable and non-refundable. Only the individual named at the time of purchase can use the pass.
  • Valid at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski resorts.
  • Earlybird Lift Pass - Coronet Peak & The Remarkables
    • 4 Day Earlybird Lift Pass [SAVE $99]

Mountain Transport

Transport to either of Queenstown's closest mountain resorts, Coronet Peak or The Remarkables.

2020 season buses are operating from the Queenstown Snow Centre on Duke Street

The bus pick ups start at 8:00am and operate every 20 minutes or as they fill up. The last service for Coronet is at 12:00pm (Noon) and last bus service for Remarkables is at 11.30am. Buses will return from 1:30pm down the mountain every 30 minutes or until they fill up.

Prices valid for the 2020 Winter Season.

  • 4 Day NZSKI Bus Transport
    • ADULT - Coronet Peak or The Remarkables

BEST TIME FOR SNOW:

Our pick for the most consistent snow and best time of year to visit Queenstown in winter months is late July to early September!


NO KIDS? AVOID THE HOLIDAYS!

If you don’t have kids then travel outside of the incredibly busy school holiday periods. It may save you time and money! Plus you don’t have to share the slopes with the holiday crowds!

New Zealand School Holidays: Saturday 4th July to Sunday 19th July
Australian School Holidays: Saturday 27th June to Sunday 19th July


WINTER EVENTS 2020

There are loads of great winter events on in 2020, so plan your trip around these if you fancy taking part (or not!)

Queenstown Winter Festival: Thursday 18th June – Sunday 21st June
Winter Pride - Gay Ski Week: Sunday 30th August - Tuesday 8th September

How do I make up my own package? I can’t see one that suits me

Email us and we will be able to help with a custom itinerary.

Do you have a package that would suit if I've never skied/snowboarded before?

Our 3 or 5 day first timer packages would be perfect. You'll get two lessons with a qualified instructor on day one, access to all the beginner area and lots of time in between lessons to practice what you've learned. Day two includes a lesson and learning at the same ski school works better. We recommend Cardrona as it is less busy and more space for beginners.

Is clothing included in the packages?

No, however you can rent all clothing necessary where and when you collect your rental equipment.

Can I take a day off with the packages?

Yes, with most packages a day off the slopes can be taken at anytime during your holiday. However, if you have rental equipment included, you can only take a break for one day. This is due to the rental equipment only allowing one days grace absolutely free of charge when you hire equipment for three days or more. If you wish to take more than one day off over your holiday you will need to either return the rental equipment in-between or pay for the extra days hire.

Can I swap between skiing and snowboarding on a package?

Yes, with the exception of the 3 or 5 day beginner packages as it is recommended that you stick to one discipline during the learning phase. Chat to the rental staff on arrival and they can advise you.

Should I get a lesson if I have never skied/snowboarded before?

Yes. At least one lesson is recommended if you have never skied/snowboarded before. The instructor will teach you techniques and ways to do things to prevent injury. You will progress much faster in lessons with a qualified instructor rather than if you were to learn from a friend or just go for it on your own, meaning the rest of your ski holiday will be much more enjoyable.

Is there anything to do for non-skiers?

Yes. There is tubing at Coronet Peak and guided snowshoe tours available. Browse the Thrill and Relax areas of our site to see the numerous activities available to book in Queenstown. If you can get bored in the adventure tourism capital of the world there is something wrong.

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