Insider’s Guide: Coronet Peak
Coronet Peak Ski Area
Coronet Peak, the home of Good Times! Just 25 minutes from central Queenstown, the modern facilities, amazing views, roller coaster terrain make it the premier winter playground in New Zealand’s adventure capital.
Coronet Peak features ski terrain for all abilities from June to early October, the wide open slopes and varied terrain make it a playground for skiers in winter and mountain bikers over summer. Coronet caters for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, experienced and friendly coaches help first-timers through to seasoned pros progress their skills on snow. Book your lesson, lift pass and rental equipment online and in advanced for an easy day on the snow!
You can hire your equipment on the mountain from the rentals department, with modern skis, snowboards and clothing for kids and adults. Easily accessible, you can drive the scenic alpine road or catch the Ski Bus from central Queenstown.
Coronet Peak is also the Home of Night Ski in New Zealand. Enjoy Après Ski, Queenstown style with epic sunsets, great vibes and laps of the mountain after dark. Keep an eye on the events page for our Night Ski parties. A bucket list activity for Queenstown in winter.
Enjoy the alpine atmosphere in the cafes, restaurants, bars or in the locals favourite Heidi’s Hut. Epic views and a wide variety in food available.
An extensive state -of-the-art, fully automated snowmaking system boosts Mother Nature’s snow helping coverage during the season, from the beginning of June to early October.
Learner and novice areas away from the main trails make learning fun and easy, while higher up, choose your slopes as you go – explore the contours and take in spectacular views.