Cardrona Alpine Resort - OnePass - NZ Travel

Cardrona Alpine Resort - OnePass

Cardrona Alpine Resort
Enjoy wide open slopes renowned for powdery snow and breathtaking views from New Zealand's highest ski fields. Cardrona has five mountain cafés and is the number one family resort, thanks to four dedicated kid’s centres for ages 3 months to 14 years. Perfect for beginners with plenty of gentle terrain and a popular playground for freestyle skiers and boarders, with a range of halfpipes and terrain parks.
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Location:
Located off the Cardrona Valley Road which links Wanaka and Queenstown.

Drive time from:

  • Wanaka 35 minutes (34km)
  • Queenstown 60 minutes (58km)

Operating Hours: 9am – 4pm daily

 

Season: Late June to early October

 

Average Annual Snowfall: 2.7 metres

Snowmaking supplements the natural snow across the whole mountain.

Facts:

  • Base Elevation: 1260m
  • Highest Lifted Point: 1860m
  • Vertical Rise: 600m
  • Terrain: 345 hectares

Lifts:

  • 2 quad express chairlifts
  • 2 quad fixed chairlift
  • 3 magic learner lifts
  • 1 platter beginner lift
  • Lift capacity 10,200 people per hour

Terrain:

  • 20% Beginner
  • 55% Intermediate
  • 25% Advanced

 

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Help Notes:

  • Wide, open slopes renowned for dry natural snow, supplemented by snowmaking.
  • Conveniently located between Wanaka and Queenstown, central to the Southern Lakes region.
  • Perfect place for beginners with plenty of gentle terrain and fantastic lift facilities on the learner’s slope.
  • New Zealand’s number one family resort providing indoor facilities for children aged 3 months to 14 years and lessons from 3 years and up.
  • A popular playground for freestyle skiers and boarders with a range of halfpipes, gravity cross track and three purpose built terrain park trails.

Pipe Park
The park consists of two pipes - the International and the Olympic. The Olympic Pipe is built to

Superpipe dimensions (up to 22 foot), while the International is shallower for easy introduction

and smooth riding. The pipes are normally shaped daily.

Terrain Parks
The Heavy Metal trail runs the length of the Whitestar Express on a purpose built terraced course.

This trail is home to the larger rails and features, progressing to the most advanced at 8 metres

in size. The Playzone trail runs alongside the upper Heavy Metal trail utilising smaller features.

The Beginners trail, near the half pipe park, is perfect for kid's and first timer freestylers.


Cardrona Kindys:
  • Nursery and Kindy (3 months – 3 years)
  • Ski Kindy (3 and 4 years)

Kids Ski and Snowboard School Centres:

  • Archway Westside (5 – 14 years) full and multi day
  • Archway Eastside (5 – 14 years) Skiwees/Lowriders
  • The Nursery, Kindy and Ski Kindy are both Fully Licensed Early Childhood Centres. These
    Centres are audited regularly by the NZ Ministry of Education.

Medical Centre:

Cardrona’s medical facilities, equipment and staff are of a very high standard. A registered doctor is on duty at all times and a physiotherapist is on standby. Trained patrol staff constantly monitor onslope safety.

 



Available Products:
OnePassNZ - Lift Pass (1 - 9 days)

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OnePassNZ isn't just a mountain pass! Offering the ultimate New Zealand winter experience, it can be used to rent gear, take lessons, eat in local restaurants and experience an array of other activities; like skydiving, jet boating, spas, vineyards & more. Simply top up your OnePassNZ online or exchange a lift pass for Snow$ to access all the off snow fun!

 

This convenient and great value pass DOES NOT have to be used over consecutive days. With 8 ski areas and 42 off mountain activities to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice!

Child Discount: Available for children aged between 6 and 17 years. Children under 6 years receive a FREE lift pass (children must be under 5 years for a FREE pass at Mt Dobson and SnowFarm).

 

Please Note: These are Open Dated Vouchers only valid for the 2012 Ski Season. Exact dates are not required, however all ski products (and unused portions) are NON REFUNDABLE & NON TRANSFERABLE.

Ski conditions are an act of nature and totally beyond our control. We take no responsibility for late starts or early finishes to the ski season.


OnePassNZ - Lift and Rental Packages (1 - 7 days)

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Package Includes: Full mountain lift pass and rental equipment (skis, boots and poles OR snowboard, boots and wristguards).

 

Child Discount: Available for children aged between 6 and 17 years. Children under 6 should book equipment separately as a free lift pass applies.


Important Note: OnePassNZ Lift and Rental Packages are ONLY available for redemption at Treble Cone or Cardrona Alpine Resort.

Please Note: These are Open Dated Vouchers only valid for the 2012 Ski Season. Exact dates are not required, however all ski products (and unused portions) are NON REFUNDABLE & NON TRANSFERABLE.

Ski conditions are an act of nature and totally beyond our control. We take no responsibility for late starts or early finishes to the ski season.

 


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