With the most reliable snow conditions in the region, the longest scheduled snow season in the South Island and just a short drive from Wānaka (35km), Cardrona is perfect for all types of snow lovers.
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Cardrona is the perfect place for beginners and intermediates, with plenty of wide open trails, easy-to-use surface lifts, NZ’s first cabin-style ski lift and specialised beginner packages.

For the advanced and those looking for a challenge, you’ll find it in Arcadia, with secret powder stashes, chutes and cliff drops. Cardrona is also home to the NZ Park & Pipe Team and offers the most extensive terrain park facilities in the Southern Hemisphere with four terrain parks, two half pipes and a gravity-cross course. 

Great on-mountain food options with eight cafes, a fully licensed kid’s centre, on-mountain accommodation, retail, ski, snowboard and telemark lessons and a fully equipped rental department. Cardrona really is the perfect choice for your winter holiday.

$35 - $500
Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, 9305, New Zealand Get Directions
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