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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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Next Snow
ResortSnow Forecasted
(7 Day Forecast)
Mount Aspiring102 cm
Mount Cook69 cm
Treble Cone21 cm
Ben Lomond12 cm
Mount Mawson12 cm
Mount Cheeseman11 cm
Mount Hutt11 cm
Cardrona10 cm
Mount Baw Baw8 cm
Snow Farm7 cm
Last updated - 9 hours ago
Cardrona On Twitter
  • CardronaNZ: We ❤️our lifties! 9 hrs ago
  • CardronaNZ: Awesome guide to Cardrona from @thesnowchasers 😊 10 hrs ago
  • CardronaNZ: @murraybuchan We'll put in an order for you @murraybuchan 😉 10 hrs ago
  • CardronaNZ: It's gonna be a bright sunshiny day...! 😉 We're open today & it's going to be another good one!! Cya soon... ☀️ 18 hrs ago
  • CardronaNZ: We've got oodles of sun for your Tuesday!! It's a bluebird - everything's looking great up here, road is chain free... ☀️😊🏂⛷👍 1 day ago
  • CardronaNZ: We're open with scattered cloud clearing to a great day! Snow conditions are amaaaazing... road is chain free, see you soon!! 😊 2 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: We've had another 2cm of snow overnight & it's snowing lightly. 2WD please fit chains. This little front should pass quickly this morning 3 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: A mainly fine day with a 2cm dusting!! All trails are riding well, the road is chain-free! Start your weekend right - get on up here... 😉 4 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: 5cm of fresh snow overnight! ❄️ Broken cloud & moderate breeze before more snow this evening. Chains fitted to 2wds this morning please! 5 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Snowing lightly at the Base 6 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Bit soggy this morning but we are open. Temps are forecast to drop & snow to fall this arvo. 6 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: FIS Continental Cup is postponed until Friday. Enjoy your sleep in :-) 6 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: What. A. Stunner. 7 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: A beeeautiful start to the day with sun & light winds! Road cleared & gritted. Happy hump day - it's all downhill from here... ⛷🏂😉 7 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: @Bobby_Brown1 is back in NZ... 😊 8 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Bluebird! 8 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: We're open with another dusting overnight! ❄️ Scattered cloud forecast to clear & still freshies to be found... Chains on 2wds first up! 9 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: This morning was soooooo good! Road now chain free for 4WD 😁 10 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Oh yes! 10 days ago
  • CardronaNZ: Chains on all vehicles please :-) 10 days ago