Cardrona Alpine Resort

With the most reliable snow conditions in the region, and an easy 35 min (34 km) drive, shuttle or bus trip from Wanaka, Cardrona is perfect for all types of snow lovers. From first timers and families, to Olympic and X Games medalists.

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With consistently good weather, reliable snow conditions and the longest scheduled snow season in the South Island, Cardrona has superb terrain spread across three main basins.

Cardrona is the perfect place for beginners and intermediates, with plenty of wide open trails, easy-to-use surface lifts, NZ's first cabin-style ski lift and specialised beginner packages.

For the advanced and those looking for a challenge, you'll find it in Arcadia, with secret powder stashes, chutes and cliff drops. Cardrona is also home to the NZ Park & Pipe Team & offers the most extensive terrain park facilities in the Southern Hemisphere with four terrain parks, two half pipes and a gravity-cross course. 

Great on mountain food options with eight cafes, a fully licensed kid's centre, on-mountain accommodation, retail; ski, snowboard and telemark lessons; and a fully equipped rental department, Cardrona really is the perfect choice for your winter holiday .







Daily transport from Queenstown, Wanaka & Pine Trees Car Park (located at the base of the access road)


Cardrona is perfect for groups in winter or in summer! School, university, work or just social groups... Cardrona has something for everyone.

Physical Address

Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand


$62.00 to $120.00

Mon-Fri 8:30AM – 4:00PM
Saturday 8:30AM – 4:00PM
Sunday 8:30AM – 4:00PM
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