7 Day Ski South Island Loop Package

NZ$1899 per adult

7 Day Ski South Island Loop Holiday Package

Fit in as much skiing or riding as possible at New Zealand’s world class ski resorts…..

New Zealand Ski Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights in 4 Star Accommodation
  • 4WD Car Hire including Standard Insurance and Snow Chains (0 – 18 months old)
  • 2 Day NZSki Pass (Coronet Peak and The Remarkables), Queenstown
  • 1 Day Ski Pass at Cardrona Alpine Resort, Wanaka
  • TranzAlpine Train Journey Greymouth to Christchurch

 Day 1 Arrive Queenstown

Arrive in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital! Collect your rental car from the airport and explore Queenstown or relax in your accommodation.

Stay 4 nights in Queenstown.

Day 2 Queenstown

Driving time Queenstown to Coronet Peak 16 km / 25 minutes
Driving time Queenstown to The Remarkables 24 km / 45 minutes

Day one of your 2-Day NZSki Pass includes:

  • Full-Mountain Lift Pass at Coronet Peak or The Remarkables

Coronet Peak boasts spectacular roller coaster terrain, making it one of New Zealand’s most exciting ski destinations for snow lovers of any ability.

The Remarkables mountain range is a true alpine experience, offering terrain and facilities to suit everyone from beginners to experts. Snowboarders will find plenty to keep them entertained as well!

NOTE:

**Your 2-day ski pass is valid for both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.**

Day 3 Queenstown

Day two of your 2-Day NZSki Pass includes:

  • Full-Mountain Lift Pass at Coronet Peak or The Remarkables

Fire up those legs and head up Coronet Peak or The Remarkables Ski Field.

Day 4 Wanaka

Relax and rejuvenate. Indulge in a day of exploration in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, with the option to add on any Queenstown activities. Favourites include jet boating and scenic helicopter flights.

Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70 km / 1 hour

After exploring Queenstown, drive over the stunning Crown Range to Wanaka along New Zealand’s highest state highway. Mountains frame the road, snow dusting their slopes, and there are photo stops aplenty.

When you arrive in the vibrant, laid-back ski town of Wanaka, check in to your accommodation and get settled in. You can venture downtown to check out the lake and the local shops, or relax in your accommodation while gearing up for your ski adventures.

Stay 2 nights in Wanaka.

Day 5 Wanaka

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

Breathe in the fresh mountain air; it’s time to conquer Cardrona.

Cardrona Alpine Resort Ski Pass includes:

  • Full-Mountain Lift Pass at Cardrona Alpine Resort

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.

After your days fun, be sure to stop at the historic Cardrona Hotel for a après-ski in front of the fire.

*Option to ski at Treble Cone.

Day 6 Franz Josef

Driving time Wanaka to Franz Josef 285 km / 177 miles, 3.5 hours

Discover the Haast Pass Highway where there are many short walks and natural attractions to view along the way. Continue north, through dense rain forest broken by rugged coastal vistas, towards New Zealand’s glaciers.

In the afternoon add on a scenic helicopter flight sweeping above Westland National Park as you explore Franz Josef Glacier before landing in the snow.

Stay 1 night in Franz Josef.

Day 7 Greymouth > Christchurch

Driving time Franz Josef to Greymouth 180 km / 112 miles, 2.5 hours

Train Travel Greymouth to Christchurch 223 km / 138 miles, 4.5 hours

Drive north to reach Greymouth where you will drop off your rental car and board your TranzAlpine Train which journeys from the West to East Coast. Your train travels through the spectacular Southern Alps, gorges and river valleys before reaching the fields of the Canterbury Plains.

Arrive in the garden city of Christchurch and make your way to your Christchurch accommodation.

Stay 1 night in Christchurch.

Day 8 Depart Christchurch

Make your way to Christchurch Airport and depart Christchurch.