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Check out the latest information on the snow conditions, weather reports and access roads to the ski fields and heli ski runs in our area.

Area Status Road Access Snow Base Weather Lifts Open
Open 15cm Sunny 2 of 7
As of 05:53 AM, 23 Oct 2016
Treble Cone
Closed 0cm 0 of 4
As of 01:53 PM, 7 Oct 2016
Snow Farm
Chains carried 5cm Cloudy 0 of 0
As of 06:16 AM, 25 Sep 2016
Harris Mountains Heli-Ski
Air Access only 80cm Sunny 0 of 0
As of 12:59 PM, 22 Sep 2016
Southern Lakes Heliski
Air Access only 150cm Cloudy 0 of 0
As of 09:52 AM, 12 Sep 2016
Coronet Peak
Closed for the season
Open 15cm 0 of 8
As of 05:10 PM, 2 Oct 2016
The Remarkables
Closed for the season
Open 0cm 0 of 5
As of 12:10 PM, 21 Oct 2016
Closed for the season
Closed 20cm Sunny 0 of 3
As of 11:07 PM, 2 Oct 2016
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More information on Skiing and Snowboarding - Land Activities, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Stagging Around at Cardrona Alpine Resort Present: Episode 4 - Captains Shred

Every second Sunday of the 2014 winter season, the crew from Flashworks Media release another wild episode of Cardrona Resort's "Stagging Around". Check out the mad skills of Hamish "Buckwild" Billzie as he takes us on a powder munch!

Wanaka No. 1 in NZ Top 5 Must-Try Attractions

A winter ski or snowboard holiday in the Lake Wanaka region is the number 1 Must-Try Attraction in New Zealand according to the Australian International Business Times.

Will Jackways: Interpretation - A short film about a great guy

Wanaka lad Will Jackways gives us an insight into his views on life in this epic short film by another local lad, Tim Pierce.

Another cracker winter season comes to a close!

Winter is well and truly over and as we clean, wax and stow the boards and skis, and dust off the mountain bikes, kayaks and hiking boots, we look back on a fantastic season...

Not just any Winter Wedding in Wanaka

No, not just any winter wedding in Wanaka - a Jossi Wells wedding! Olympic skier and current European Freestyle Open Champion, Jossi Wells jumped at the chance to 'marry' his wife all over again in his stunning homeland.

Top Tips for a New Zealand Family Ski Holiday

Family ski holidays in New Zealand are an annual highlight for many. Introducing your kids to the slopes is an experience that can generate a lifetime love affair with snow - so you want to make it amazing. Here's how:

It's a Winter Wonderland in Wanaka! The Snow has Arrived!

That's right folks - it's here and it arrived in truckloads! On Monday this week Wanaka woke up to a winter wonderland - a snow fall to get hearts and pulses pumping! Break out the boards and skis people - winter is HERE now!

Johan Lolos - Back on Snow in Wanaka!

It's been three years since I skied and my excitement to ski in Lake Wanaka is just too much! What an amazing place to ski and take photos! The snow, the mountains, all so beautiful.

7 awesome things to do in spring in stunning Lake Wanaka

Spring is in the air - the lambs are bleating, the blossoms are blooming and the slopes are still powderific! Here's 7 awesome things to do in spring in the Lake Wanaka region.

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You're headed for a day on the slopes - it's time to Ski Wanaka! Here's how to fuel up for the day with one of Wanaka's favourite local cafes.

Celebrate the season that was in NZ's premier Ski Town

Winter is Coming! - No, it's been! And here's how it went down in Wanaka, that little ole ski town the world absolutely LOVES!

Wanaka’s 2016 Ski Season Opens with A Bluebird Day

Cardrona opened the 2016 winter ski season on 11th June with blue skies and smiles, welcoming 1,500 skiers and snowboarders to the mountain.

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, Wanaka

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Winner of 'NZ's Best Ski Area', Treble Cone is the South Island's largest ski area and is famous for long un-crowded groomed runs,...

Mt Aspiring Road, Wanaka

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NZ’s most experienced heliski and heliboard company with 30 years of operation. HMH has an extensive variety of terrain to ski or board...

99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka

From $940 NZD

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New Zealand's fun and family friendly ski area located between Queenstown and Wanaka. With gentle, wide open trails for beginners, 4 dedicated kids...

20 Helwick Street, Wanaka

From $52 NZD

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The Snow Farm is NZ's commercial track Nordic Ski area. 50 km of internationally standard groomed trails for both classic and ski skating....

Crown Range Road, Wanaka

From $40 NZD

Release specialises in luxury tailor-made holidays for friends, families and corporate organisations wanting to experience the best of Wanaka. At Release Wanaka we...

, Wanaka

From $395 NZD

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

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6 Pembroke Mall, Wanaka

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Perfect for beginners, youth and entire families, the north-facing slopes of The Remarkables are home to versatile terrain, fantastic learning facilities and fun...

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

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