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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 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

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.

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$50 PREZZY Card on arrival
Complimentary drink at named restaurants
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