Wanaka Skiing and Boarding

We'll let you into a secret! You may see Queenstown in all the international glossy ski brochures, but Wanaka has the most reliable snow!! Wanaka services 3 resorts and it's where all the real ski/board enthusiasts choose to stay!

Treble Cone

Treble Cone is 30 minutes from Te Wanaka Lodge.

Great intermediate to advanced runs, Treble Cone is the home of New Zealand's most exhilarating snow and winter experience, with the largest skiable terrain, longest groomed trails and the highest and experice epic skiing with some of the best views ever!


Cardrona is 25 minutes from Te Wanaka Lodge.

Fantastic beginner, intermediate and up to advanced areas, with family friendly facilities and sensational snow! Cardrona Alpine Resort is a relaxed and friendly ski and snowboard resort located between Wanaka and Queenstown, New Zealand.  With the addition of the brand new "Chondola" (6 seater chair lift with gondola), the top of the mountain is now accessable for everying wanting to experience skiing.

Waiorau Snow Farm

25 minutes from Te Wanaka Lodge.

The Snow Farm was built in the 1990’s by entrepreneurs John and Mary Lee and is now a highly respected winter base for some of the worlds top Cross country skiing.Skiing Wanaka


Harris Mountains Heli-Ski (HMH) is the longest established heli-ski company in NZ. HMH has a concession to the largest skiable terrain in NZ. The majority of the heliski runs are in the Harris and Buchanan Mountains, just outside Wanaka.

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