News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Early Bird Booking Bonuses To Ski New Zealand (10-Mar-09)

NZ Ski, March 10, 2009 - Early booking bonuses are all the rage

Early booking bonuses are all the rage when it comes to saving dollars on ski vacations and now is the time to get in early and have extra dollars to spend on the ground. 

New Zealand’s leading ski wholesalers have announced early bird specials for bookings prior to April 30 that will saver skiers and boarders hundreds of dollars off their next ski trip to Queenstown or Mt. Hutt, with the added bonus of money to be made on currency exchange now is the time to book a ski holiday to New Zealand. 

Ski Max has 7 day ground packages to Mt Hutt from $529 including car hire, twin share hotel style accommodation at Ski Time, and a three day mountain pass.  For details call Ski Max on 1300 136 997.

Value Tours has five day packages to Mt. Hutt including return international airfares, five days car hire, six nights accommodation in a two bedroom apartment at Brinkley Village, and a five day lift pass at Mt. Hutt from $854 ex Syd, $847 ex Melb, $1214 ex Adel, and $1575 ex Perth.  For bookings call Value Tours on 1300 361 322.

Queenstown resorts of The Remarkables and Coronet Peak also have early bird packages out through the Aussie ski wholesalers with Alpine World offering ground packages from $692 including 7 nights accommodation in a two bedroom apartment at The Oaks (quad share), seven days car hire and a six day NZ Superpass (lift and activity pass).  For bookings call Alpine World on 1300 138 311.

Coronet Peak powder day

Ski Express has 7 night hotel style packages including return international airfares, 7 nights accommodation at Mercure Resort, a 7 day lift pass valid at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, plus one free night skiing pass from $1051 ex Syd, $1046 ex Melb, $1045 ex Bris, $1416 ex Adel, and $1759 ex Perth.  For bookings call Ski Express on 1300 130 524.

Value Tours has 6 night apartment style packages including return international airfares, 6 nights accommodation at Garden Court Suites and Apartments, six days car hire, a four day lift pass valid at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, plus one free night skiing pass from $1181 ex Syd, $1159 ex Bris, $1160 ex Melb, $1506 ex Adel, and $1845 ex Perth.   For bookings call Value Tours on Tel: 1300 361 322.

All wholesalers New Zealand early bird deals must be booked and paid by April 30.  Each wholesaler also has different travel conditions for time of season. 

The New Zealand ski season runs from June through to September with the exception of

Mt. Hutt, which often boasts an opening of late May and a closing of early October.  For up-to-date information on Mt. Hutt, Coronet Peak or The Remarkables visit their combined website www.nzski.com  where on-line bookings can also be made.  This site also covers all aspects of each ski resort with topical information on location, snow conditions, events, snow reports, trail maps, ski school programs and itinerary options.

 
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