Coronet Peak

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Coronet Peak, the South Island's most popular mountain resort is just 25 minutes from Queenstown. Fans have flocked here to enjoy winter sports for more than 60 years. Families and enthusiastic newcomers continue to revel in the cosmopolitan atmosphere, fantastic views and diverse rolling terrain providing challenges and hidden delights for all ability levels.

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Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 1649m
Elevation Bottom 1200m
Vertical Drop 462m
Skiable Terrain 126ha
Longest Run 2.4km
Beginner 25%%
Intermediate 45%%
Advanced 30%%
Total Number of Trails 32



Total 8
Highest Lifted Point 1649m
Gondolas & Trams N
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 2
Quad Chairs N
Triple Chairs N
Double Chairs 1
Surface Lifts 4
Uphill Capacity 9218 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 81.5 hectares
Total Number of Guns 204
Annual Average Snowfall 2.1 m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 1
Name Novice Terrain Park
Half Pipes 0
Half Pipe Size
Total Terrain Park Area Size

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Address: Coronet Peak Ski Area

P O Box 359


New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 442 4620
Nearest Town: Queenstown
Nearest Airport: Queenstown
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Mount Hutt60 cm
Last updated - 8 hours ago
Coronet Peak On Twitter
  • CoronetPeak: Due to ice riming on our lifts this morning, Coronet Express and Greengates Express are still currently ON HOLD.... 1 hr ago
  • CoronetPeak: Due to expected variable weather conditions tomorrow morning, the Night & Day Junior Interfield will have a... 20 hrs ago
  • CoronetPeak: Look who's coming... We're excited to be hosting some of the world's best alpine athletes, including the U.S. Ski... 1 day ago
  • CoronetPeak: More snow forecast this afternoon! 1 day ago
  • CoronetPeak: THROWBACK THURSDAY: Can you believe Coronet Peak opened 70 years ago back in 1947 with the Hamilton rope tow?... 1 day ago
  • CoronetPeak: Getting ready for the day ahead. Fine crescent moon above the snowsports sign. Fun day on the way. See the full... 2 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Veuve Clicquot Wednesday Night Ski. Only 25 mins from Queenstown! 2 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Sky on fire this morning. Get into the day early and make the most of it before the weather changes. #queenstown sunrise 3 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Good cord on all our trails will be a great reward for those who get up here early. For the full report please go... 3 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Due to unprecedented levels of business today we are extremely busy and have had to close the roads. We have just... 4 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Due to overwhelming numbers today we have very limited car spots available and may be closing the roads soon to... 4 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: A top up of new snow yesterday has added to our great base! For an up to date snow report please follow:... 4 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Who's made it down to Heidi's Hut for a ride break? Delicious goodies are waiting for you! 🍰☕🍝 5 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: The fresh and man made snow this week has set us up for great riding conditions. Check out the full snow report:... 6 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Here she is, that absolute beaut of a view that we love so much! Come hangout for Red Bull Night Ski tonight and... 6 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Clear skies and lots of snow. Get up and enjoy! Check out the full snow report here: 7 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Bluebird day to bluebird night. Corona Friday Night Ski looking good tonight! Get on up! 7 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Best day of the season - and night ski to follow. It doesn't get any better #coronetpeak #queenstown 8 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Wall to wall corduroy. Looking forward to a forecasted mid day clearance. For the full snow report check out 9 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Sad to say that Veuve Clicquot Wednesday Night Ski will not be going ahead tonight due to poor visibility and... 9 days ago