Cardrona Alpine Resort Ski Resort

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Overview

Cardrona Alpine Resort is situated high on the mountains between Wanaka (33km) and Queenstown (57km) on the South Island of New Zealand. Cardrona is a relaxed and friendly ski resort that provides visitors with wide open beginner trails, expansive freeride terrain and world class terrain parks. Cardrona is a well rounded resort with amazing views and on-mountain accommodations.

 

Ten apartments on site. Each have two bedrooms and can sleep up to eight people. Off site lodging is available in the nearby towns of Queenstown and Wanaka.

Terrain

Cardrona is made up of three distinct bowl areas spread across 345 hectares. Cardrona is especially popular among families and beginners. Large wide open groomers make it an ideal place to learn. Experts can find some great off-piste terrain and steeps in the Arcadia Chutes.

Inside Scoop

Base facilities surround a central courtyard and include multiple restaurants - Base Cafe, Mezz Cafe, Juice and Java Bar, Captain's Pizzeria and Noodle Bar. Snow shop, ski and snowboard school, full rental services, licensed childcare, apartment accommodation, medical center, and guest services. A Separate 200-seat cafe sits on the far side of the mountain with expansive decks.


Plan Your Trip

Cardrona Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

22"
14"
10"
5"
0.8"
11"
Jun
18"
Jul
13"
Aug
13"
Sep
5"
Oct

Total Lifts: 7

1
High Speed Sixes
2
High Speed Quads
2
Quad Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

6102'
Summit
1969'
Vertical Drop
4154'
Base

Important Dates

June 11, 20222022/06/11
Projected Opening
October 16, 20222022/10/16
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
127
Days Open Last Year
41
Years Open
26000"
Average Snowfall
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