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

NZ Early Snowfalls Looking Like Peak Season Conditions (19-May-09)

New Zealand, May 19, 2009 - More fresh snow on Queenstown's premier ski areas

More fresh snow on Queenstown’s premier ski areas of The Remarkables and Coronet Peak on New Zealand’s South Island is delivering spectacular pre-season conditions, comparable with usual conditions in peak season.

Coronet Peak ski area, scheduled to open in less than three weeks (Saturday 6 June), has received 50 - 100cm of snow in the last four days resulting in an 80cm base at the top of the mountain and a 50cm base at the bottom.

Across the valley at The Remarkables, the ski area has received 45cm of fresh snow in the last 48 hours and has received 150cm over the last two weeks, resulting in a solid 120cm base across the mountain.

More snow showers are forecast for Queenstown in the coming days. Value Tours has packages to ski Queenstown from $1129 including

Snow Fall

- Return economy airfares to Christchurch flying  Air New Zealand

- Seven days car hire

- Seven nights twin share accom at Rydges Lakeland

- Five days lift pass valid at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables

- Free night skiing at Coronet Peak

- Book before June 27

- Prices per person Ex SYD $1129  Ex BNE $1122, Ex MEL $1124, Ex ADL $1359, Ex PER $1744

- Valid for Travel: 26 June – 04 October.

- For bookings call Value Tours on Tel: 1300 361 322

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