Cardrona Alpine Resort - South Island
Winter 2022 June 11th-October 16th (estimated)
Cardrona is the largest ski area close to both Queenstown and Wanaka, and is NZ’s favourite family mountain where everyone’s a VIP!
With a fun-filled atmosphere, wide, open runs and an abundance of intermediate terrain, Cardrona is welcoming and enjoyable to ski or ride. It’s the perfect place for beginners and intermediates; with easy-to use surface lifts, beginner packages and plenty of wide, open trails spread over 3 basins.
Kids 5 years & under receive FREE day passes.
McDougall’s Express Chondola
A combined lift of 8-person gondola cabins & 6-seater chairs – NZ’s first cabin-style lift on a ski area!
Cardrona’s Ski Kindy and Snow Sports School have options on and off the snow for kids from 3 months to 14 years, offering care, lessons, food & FUN in flexible packages.
Shorter lesson and care options are available for families who’d like to spend more time skiing together.
SNOW SPORTS HQ
One, central location for all kids' facilities with Ski Kindy for littlies and The Den for older kids. Snow Sports HQ is ski-in/ski-out on all three levels.
Fully-licensed Early Childhood Centre, with highly experienced and qualified teachers, sleep and infant areas, activities, meals plus snow exploration and under 5s lessons in our outdoor play zone.
Full day care - 3 months - 5 years $125
Full day care +1 hour private lesson: $189
Full day care +2x2 hour group lessons: $199
First Timer Package from $130 for one day package – learner conveyor pass, one ride on McDougall's Chondola, rental equipment & 4 hours of group lessons.
Private lessons: from $149 (1 hour)
Great for kids who want to improve but wish to spend most of the day skiing with their family. 2 hour Kids Group Lessons at 10.20am & 2pm.
For Ages: 5 years+
2 hour group lessons:
Morning (10.20am) or afternoon (2pm) $79 / Full day of group lessons (am & pm) $105
Note : Rental available but not included in lesson prices, lift pass is free for under 6 year olds. Lift pass required to be purchased for 6+ years.
KIDS MULTI-DAY PROGRAMMES
Skiwees (skiers aged 5-12 years) and Lowriders (snowboarders aged 7-12 years) are 4-day camps with drop-off at 8.30am and pick up at 4pm.
Includes lessons with the same group and instructor, a hot lunch every day and hot chocolate breaks to keep energy levels up!
Note: lift pass not included.
Six week programme for intermediate/advanced skiers & snowboarders, with the same instructor (BYO lunch) from $330 (early bird) to $419 (main season and waitlist).
Packages available to include lift passes & rentals