Queenstown welcomes fresh snow dump for school holidays

  • Treble Cone Ski Area Skiers at Sunrise
  • Cardrona Alpine Resort Base Area
  • Coronet Peak Snowboarder
  • Remarkables Ski Area View from Wye Creek Saddle
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    The spectacular mountains of Queenstown, New Zealand, have been blanketed by snow – as much as 50cm in 48 hours – providing the perfect winter vacation for the entire family.

    All four of the region’s ski areas are now open with The Remarkables having recorded 70cm of snow already this season while Cardrona Alpine Resort has recorded a 63cm base.

    Destination Queenstown chief executive Mat Woods said the heavy snow fall is fantastic news for locals and visitors looking for a winter snow experience in Queenstown.

    “Queenstown continues to be one of the most popular ski destinations in the world with its variety of ski areas to suit every level, combined with the region’s renowned après ski scene. The season’s snow dump has set up brilliant conditions with all mountains now open, ready to welcome Australian visitors in what’s set to be a stellar ski season,” Woods said.

    As the Southern Hemisphere’s premiere four-season destination, Queenstown’s ski resorts offer world-class facilities and enviable conditions. The resorts include Cardona Alpine Resort, The Remarkables, Coronet Peak and Treble Cone, together offering beginner, intermediate and advanced runs rivalling the best in the world.

    Email the Travel Weekly team at traveldesk@travelweekly.com.au


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