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Cardrona Alpine Resort is a relaxed and friendly ski and snowboard resort located between Wanaka and Queenstown, New Zealand. We have specialist slopes for beginners, wide open groomed slopes for intermediates, chutes for the advanced and an extensive park for freestylers.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 1860m
Elevation Bottom 1670m
Vertical Drop 600m
Skiable Terrain 345ha
Longest Run 4km
Beginner 25%%
Intermediate 50%%
Advanced 25%%
Total Number of Trails



Total 7
Highest Lifted Point 1860m
Gondolas & Trams 0 \\
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 2
Quad Chairs 2
Triple Chairs 0 \\
Double Chairs 0 \\
Surface Lifts 3
Uphill Capacity 11,000 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making
Total Number of Guns 42
Annual Average Snowfall 2.9m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 4
Half Pipes 2
Half Pipe Size 22ft, 18ft
Total Terrain Park Area Size

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: South Island
Address: Cardrona Alpine Resort

PO Box 117,

18 Dunmore St, Wanaka,

New Zealand.
Phone: +64-3-443-7411
Nearest Town: Wanaka
Nearest Airport: Queenstown
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Mount Aspiring72 cm
Mount Cook68 cm
Aspen Mountain38 cm
Mount Hutt31 cm
Vail29 cm
Breckenridge27 cm
Whistler25 cm
Fernie24 cm
Steamboat24 cm
Mount Baw Baw22 cm
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  • CardronaNZ: Kia ora team, we are CLOSED today unfortunately. It's a rainy old Sunday, perfect for relaxing in front of the fire, see you next weekend! 29 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Open today for all activities. Low cloud sits over us currently which is forecast to clear later. Bring warm clothes & have a great weekend! 30 days ago
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  • CardronaNZ: All activities are closed today... it's a rainy old day. Mezz cafe will be open for evening service. Enjoy a relaxed & cozy Sunday :) 43 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: The day is here! Our Mega Avalanche is ON today,register up the mountain before 1.30pm. Open for all activities from 10am too, see you soon! 44 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Open with a BANG! Beautiful blue skies, calm conditions... cracker day ahead. Trails are looking sweet & we're open until 8pm tonight, TGIF! 45 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Ski or ride the Big 2 for only $66/day! Check out our Flexi Pass Sale to enjoy @CardronaNZ & @treblecone on 1 pass 49 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Open on a beauuutiful day with blue skies stretched across the canvas :). All activities will run today from 10am, & Peak to Pub from 4pm! 50 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: All of our activities are open and running today from 10am-4pm. Fine looking day with cool winds so dress warm! 51 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: OPEN today for all activities :). Currently fine with light breezes & clear skies, chance of a wee shower later. We're open till 8pm, TGIF! 52 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: March is the time to grab your Earlybird Season Pass! Hey students, our O Week Pass sale is extended until March 5! 54 days ago