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World-class facilities, superb conditions and a spectacular roller coaster terrain make Coronet Peak New Zealand's most exciting destination for snow lovers of any ability.

An easy 20 minutes from picturesque Queenstown, Coronet Peak is perfect for serious action or sharing great times with friends. Stunning high points and rolling trails offer seasoned skiers and riders something to really get your teeth into - including NZ's longest opening hours and thrilling weekend night skiing. For those just getting to know the snow the dedicated learner and novice areas make finding your snow feet easy.

Your friends will love Coronet Peak too. Home to premier events such as the Queenstown Winter Festival and the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games, the après ski is as impressive as the slopes. Stretch out your muscles and take in the sights and live music at the base building, or wrap your hands around hot chocolate or cold beer at Heidi's Hut.

  • Varied terrain - perfect for all abilities
  • Easy 20 mins self-drive or bus from Queenstown on a sealed road
  • High-speed chairlifts & surface conveyor lifts to beginners terrain
  • All day supervised kids' programmes for 3 months upwards
  • FREE day lift passes for children aged 6 years & under

Season Dates:

  • Opening Day - Saturday 15th June
  • Closing Day - Sunday 6th October

Operating Hours:

  • Daily: 9:00AM to 4:00PM 
  • Night Skiing: Early July until mid-September, Friday and Saturday nights 4PM until 9PM + Wednesday nights in July
  • First Tracks: Daily 8AM - 9AM from late June until late September

Getting There:

  • Drive from town: 20 minutes (18kms) from Queenstown.
  • Bus from town: Forget navigating winter roads and let the experts get you there. Pick ups from Queenstown and accommodations.

Mountain Statistics:

  • Elevation: 1649m
  • Vertical: 481m
  • Skiable Area: 280 Hectares
  • Longest Run: M1 - 2.4KM


  • Beginners 25%
  • Intermediates 45%
  • Advanced 30% (includes Back Bowls)


  • 1 high speed six seater
  • 2 express quads
  • 1 T- Bar 
  • 4 surface conveyor lifts


  • Fully licensed restaurant and bar and cafe
  • Snowsports School
  • Rental - skis and snowboards, boots and poles, ski & snowboard repairs, ski & snowboard storage
  • Retail outlet - ski accessories and clothing
  • First aid and emergency services
  • Licensed creche and all day dedicated children's programmes
  • Snowmaking: New Zealand's most extensive snowmaking system, top to bottom coverage on multiple trails


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


    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 6th July to Sunday 21st July 
    Australian School Holidays:        Saturday 29th June to Sunday 21st July


    There are loads of great winter events on in 2019, so plan your trip around these if you fancy taking part (or not!)

    Queenstown Winter Festival:       Thursday 20th June – Sunday 23rd June
    Gay Ski Week:                              Friday 30th August - Sunday 8th September
    SnowBoxx NZ:                              Dates to be announced. 

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