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 Aspiring70 cm
Mount Cook48 cm
Whistler41 cm
Aspen Mountain21 cm
Breckenridge21 cm
Vail17 cm
Big White16 cm
Fernie14 cm
Niseko13 cm
Sun Peaks11 cm
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  • CoronetPeak: IT'S OFFICIAL - Wednesday Night Ski is coming to Coronet Peak this July! 3 Peak Passholders that means even MORE... 14 hrs ago
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  • CoronetPeak: We’ve been delighted to be part of the New Zealand Open that ended yesterday with Michael Hendry, a Kiwi, taking... 16 days ago
  • CoronetPeak: Our very own Ben Campbell tee'd off from the top of Coronet Peak this morning. Big shout out to our mates at Over... 21 days ago
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  • CoronetPeak: As day turns to night the views from Coronet Peak just get better & better. 33 days ago
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