10 Day Ski Holiday Package

NZ$2299 per adult

10 Day Ski Holiday Package

Tour the South Island’s top ski fields, and enjoy the freedom to choose where you want to ski…

South Island Ski Package Includes:

  • 10 Nights in 4 Star Accommodation
  • 4WD Car Hire including Standard Insurance and Snow Chains (0 – 18 months old)
  • 3 Day Wanaka Flexi Pass (Treble Cone and Cardrona Ski Fields)
  • Shotover Jet – the world’s most exciting Jet Boat ride!

Day 1 Arrive Christchurch

Arrive in Christchurch, collect your 4WD rental car from the airport and relax in Christchurch for the afternoon. Go out for an evening meal to get your holiday started!

Stay 1 night in Christchurch.

Day 2 Lake Tekapo

Driving time Christchurch to Lake Tekapo 230 km / 143 miles, 3 hours

Depart Christchurch and travel south across the Canterbury Plains and inland towards the Southern Alps to reach Lake Tekapo an amazing turquoise blue lake. Tekapo presents many world class attractions from the famous Church of the Good Shepherd, to scenic flights exploring NZ’s highest mountains and largest glaciers; including Mt Cook, Tasman, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

Stay 2 nights in Lake Tekapo.

Day 3 Lake Tekapo

Option to ski Round Hill or Mt Dobson, or simply relax and take a short walk along the lake front, browse the shops or enjoy the view with a coffee!

Day 4 Wanaka

Driving time Lake Tekapo to Wanaka 198 km / 123 miles, 2.5 hours

Venture past Lake Pukaki a picturesque turquoise glacial lake, before you travel through the dramatic Lindis Pass which links the Mackenzie Basin with Central Otago. Wanaka awaits you boasting panoramic views, and two of New Zealand’s top ski fields; Treble Cone and Cardrona!

Stay 4 nights in Wanaka.

Day 5 Wanaka

Driving time Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort 34 km / 35 minutes
Driving time Wanaka to Treble Cone 29 km / 35 minutes

Breathe in the fresh mountain air; it’s time to to get your ski holiday started!

Day one of your 3-Day Wanaka Flexi Pass includes:

  • Full-Mountain Lift Pass at Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone

Cardrona is a relaxed and friendly ski area that has been entertaining skiers and snowboarders for 35 years. Explore it all – wide open beginner trails, pristine groomers, fun free-ride terrain, and world class parks and pipes.

Treble Cone is the largest ski field in the Queenstown Lakes District, providing access to 550ha of rideable terrain. You’ll find something for all abilities. Covering a leg-burning 700m of vertical, Treble Cone is recognised for its long runs and uncrowded piste and off-piste trails.

NOTE:

**Your 3-day ski pass is valid for both Cardrona and Treble Cone, and your ski days do NOT have to be consecutive. The schedule outlined here is just an example of how you can plan your stay.**

Day 6 Wanaka

Day two of your 3-Day Wanaka Flexi Pass includes:

  • Full-Mountain Lift Pass at Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone

Explore the mountain today, ticking off trails as you venture around your favourite runs.

In the evening, while you’re resting those legs, you might like to catch a movie at Wanaka’s famous local theatre, Cinema Paradiso (hint: the homemade cookies and ice cream at half time are delicious).

Day 7 Wanaka

Day three of your 3-Day Wanaka Flexi Pass includes:

  • Full-Mountain Lift Pass at Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone

Last chance to push those ski legs a little harder! Afterwards, celebrate your amazing New Zealand ski holiday with après-ski in Wanaka.

Day 8 Queenstown

Driving time Wanaka to Queenstown 70 km / 43 miles, 1 hour

Drive over the beautiful Crown Range, New Zealand’s highest State Highway and admire the vistas from fantastic viewing points. Arrive in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital!

Explore downtown Queenstown.

Stay 3 nights in Queenstown.

Day 9 Queenstown

Today get ready for the world’s most exciting Jet Boat ride with Shotover Jet!  Shotover Jet is the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons. It’s a thrilling ride – skimming past rocky outcrops at close range in your Shotover Jet ‘Big Red’, as you twist and turn through the narrow canyons at breath taking speeds. And a major highlight – hold tight for the world famous Shotover Jet full 360º spins!

In the afternoon choose from an exciting range of optional activities including skiing at The Remarkables or Coronet Peak Ski Fields, scenic flights4WD safariswinery tours and more.

Day 10 Queenstown

Ski The Remarkables or Coronet Peak Ski Fields or relax in Queenstown for the day.

Day 11 Depart Queenstown

Drop your rental car off at Queenstown Airport and depart Queenstown.