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New Zealand's best Skiing & Snowboarding

Pure mountain air, crisp sunny days and breathtaking visitas. Australasia's largest skiable terrain offers you the freedom to enjoy the best winter has to offer at one of the World's 25 best Ski Towns as voted by National Geographic.

With five international Ski Areas to choose from and the largest heli-skiing area outside North America, Lake Wanaka offers something for everyone. Lake Wanaka is the perfect base to experience some of the South Island and New Zealand’s best skiing and snowboarding, and is ultimate destination for a South Island and New Zealand ski holiday.

Whether you’re into fun family skiing, peaceful cross-country touring, adrenaline pumping off-piste, park jibbing or mind blowing heli-skiing, you’ll find it here in Lake Wanaka.

Ski Lake Wanaka

Ski Areas
Ski Areas
Lake Wanaka boasts three world-class ski areas plus two nearby in Queenstown
Heli Skiing
Heli Skiing
The Lake Wanaka region has the largest heli-skiing area outside North America
Ski Packages
Ski Packages
Choose an itinerary or let our i-SITE Visitor Centre organise a ski package just for you
Rental Gear
Rental Gear
Find out where to get the latest in ski & snowboard rental equipment.

Search Skiing & Snowboarding options in Lake Wanaka

Search the listings below to find options to suit. Just click on a tab or use the drop down options to refine your search. You can also read stories from our Lake Wanaka blog and find recommended trips to suit any travel style or stay length.

More information on Skiing/Snowboarding, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Racers Edge is Wanaka's premier ski + bike + outdoor store. We are specialists in ski, snowboard and bike rental/hire, boot fitting, bike...

99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka

Our small-group, authentic Farm Safaris and exclusive Photography tours explore the best of Wanaka's raw natural beauty. Travel private back-roads on one of...

11 Sandy's Lane, Wanaka

New Zealand's most experienced Heliski and Heliboard Company with over thirty years of operation – Harris Mountains Heliski has an extensive variety of...

99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka

yello! offers friendly and prompt door to door airport transfers, cabs, ski field transport and much more. With vehicles ranging from small cars...

PO Box 784, Wanaka

Treble Cone, the South Islands largest ski area, is famous for its long un-crowded groomed runs, legendary off-piste terrain and unrivalled views over...

Mt Aspiring Road, Wanaka

We GUARANTEE you the Ultimate ski or snowboard hire experience! Book the latest gear online and collect it when you arrive in town....

39 Helwick Street, Wanaka

Our expert team of skiers and snowboarders are passionate about creating an ultimate ski and board experience for all of our guests. From...

, Wanaka

From $1895 NZD

The Southern Snow and Ice driving experience is focused on providing you with one of the most unique and amazing driving experiences available!...

Pisa Range, Wanaka

The Peak’s easily accessable rollercoaster terrain embraces every level of skier and rider. Consistent snow conditions with Mother Nature given a helping hand...

, Queenstown

Cardrona Alpine Resort is New Zealand's fun and family friendly ski area located between Queenstown and Wanaka. With gentle, wide open trails for...

18 Dunmore Street, Wanaka

From $51 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Over 28 years of experience in the industry, access to over 8500sq/km of terrain in the Southern Lakes region, we will give you...

12 Helwick Street, Wanaka

From $870 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.0

Adventure Consultants operate guided mountaineering courses and guided ascents of New Zealand's highest peaks in the Southern Alps, along with international expeditions to...

20 Brownston St, Wanaka

From $25 NZD

Ski field at your door! Enjoy a one minute walk to the lifts, the independence of self-catering and the convenience of having mountain...

PO Box 117, Wanaka

From $210 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

The Boardhouse Wanaka has all your summer and winter rentals covered + in-store and online shopping. This includes ski, snowboard, lake, skate, street...

16 Helwick Street, Wanaka

Where adventures begin. World-class rentals, retail and workshop services for skiing, snowboarding, biking, camping & tramping. We're passionate about the local area with...

Dunmore Street, Wanaka

Ski New Zealand offers custom ski and winter holiday packages in the Queenstown, Wanaka, Mackenzie and Canterbury regions.

Level 1, 93 Ardmore St, Wanaka

Alpine Helicopters are scenic flight specialists and offer an amazing aerial introduction to the breathtaking Southern Lakes and World Heritage listed Mt Aspiring...

10 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka

From $185 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

UnderDog NZ has a variety of dogsled tours available to choose from. Whether this is your first experience in the world of sled...

89 McElliott Rd, Roxburgh

Snopro custom fit & deliver your ski rentals in the comfort of your accommodation, we even return for support and pick up.

12 Frederick Street, Wanaka

From $24 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Just a few words to describe our family run business:

AFFORDABLE, PERSONAL, HIGH QUALITY, KNOWLEDGABLE, FRIENDLY, LOCAL, UNIQUE.

If this is what you are looking...

6 Pembroke Mall, Wanaka

From $18 NZD