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Roundhill is situated in the heart of the Mackenzie Country in the South Island of New Zealand, and provides the perfect setting for a relaxing day skiing or snowboarding on our gentle, undulating hill. Or for the adventurous type, head up the worlds longest and steepest rope tow! Roundhill has Australasia's biggest verical drop at 783m, offering lots of chutes and a massive back country area. Just 30 minutes drive from the lakeside alpine village of Tekapo, Roundhill has everything on offer for your spectacular winter alpine get-away nestled in the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 2133m
Elevation Bottom 1350m
Vertical Drop 783
Skiable Terrain 550ha
Longest Run
Beginner 20%%
Intermediate 45%%
Advanced 35%%
Total Number of Trails



Total 2
Highest Lifted Point 2133
Gondolas & Trams N
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads N
Quad Chairs N
Triple Chairs N
Double Chairs N
Surface Lifts 4
Uphill Capacity 1200 people per hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 9 hectares
Total Number of Guns 12
Annual Average Snowfall unknown

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 1
Half Pipes 0
Half Pipe Size
Total Terrain Park Area Size 60ha

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: South Island
Address: Roundhill Ski Area PO Box 138 Lake Tekapo New Zealand
Phone: (+64) 21 680 694 - Winter only
Nearest Town: Lake Tekapo
Nearest Airport: Christchurch
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