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Cardrona Alpine Resort

Mountain Info

A speed date with Cardrona – everything you need to know in one page of mountain info!

Opening Dates & Times

Winter 2017: June 10 – October 15, 2017  
Daily operations from 9am – 4pm (5pm closing during Spring)

Distance from Queenstown - 58km / 1 hour driving time.  
Distance from Wanaka - 34km

 


Stats & Facts

Base Area Elevation: 1670m

Highest Lifted Point: 1860m

Vertical Rise: 600m

Average Annual Snowfall: 2.9m – snowmaking supplements natural snow in the Main, Captain’s, Arcadia & Valley View basins

 

Terrain - 345 Hectares

25% Beginner, 25% Intermediate, 30% Advanced, 20% Expert

 

South Island's Most Extensive Lift Facilities

New Chondola (8 / 6 seater)

2 Express Quad Chairlifts

1 Fixed Quad Chairlift

3 Conveyors (1 is covered)

1 Platter Lift

 

Southern Lakes' Longest Run - 4.5km

 

Activities

Skiing & Snowboarding for all levels

Ski & Snowboard School

Ski Kindy & Kids Club

Sightseeing

Tubing

Cardrona Alpine Ski Team

Cardrona Parks Squad

 

 

8 Distinctly Different Cafes

Base Café

Mezz Café

Juice & Java

Noodle Bar

Captain’s Pizzeria

Little Meg

The Lounge

 

So, welcome to our place...we can't wait to share it with you. Let the magic of the mountain inspire you. Let our people take you on an alpine adventure...whatever yours may be. It is rejuvenating, oozes positivity & fuels obsession.