A speed date with Cardrona – everything you need to know in one page of mountain info!
Opening Dates & Times
Winter 2022: June – October Dates to be confirmed.
Daily operations from 8.30am – 4pm (5pm closing during Spring)
Half day passes: 8.30am - 12.30pm morning, 12.30pm - 4.00pm afternoon
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
Skiing & Snowboarding for all levels
Ski & Snowboard School
Ski Kindy & Kids Club
Cardrona Alpine Ski Team
Cardrona Parks Squad
8 Distinctly Different Cafes
Juice & Java
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.