Cardrona Alpine Resort, Cardrona

#4 of 30 in Winter Sports in New Zealand
Hit the slopes at Cardrona Alpine Resort, featuring a range of slopes catering to all levels of skill and experience. Snowboarders love the two half-pipes and four terrain parks. Learn to ski or board for the first time, or hone your existing skills with the help of friendly and expert instructors. You can reach the resort by car from Wanaka or Queenstown, but for maximum convenience consider the on-mountain accommodations and take advantage of the ski lifts right outside your door. Take a look at our Cardrona road trip website to schedule your visit to Cardrona Alpine Resort and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We visited in the summer for a Stargazing Tour. It was even better than we had hoped! We had dinner first at Mezz, one of the best dinners on our trip honestly. Great service in the restaurant...  more »
  • Monday morning 17th February we drove to the Cadrona ski resort and were welcomed by some very friendly staff. We came for the Gondola Ride to the summit and to see the views. We have to say what a...  more »
  • It was a dangerous drive up to the alpine resort in summer with a 15 km dirt road that has no lights or barricades. But it was so so worth it up there. There are quite a number of activities from mountain carting, mountain biking, gondola up the mountain and even stargazing at night! Would highly recommend the stargazing at night! You can also do short hikes up the mountain and if you are lucky you can see some leftover ice during summer which was a real surprise ◡̈ great experience ◡̈
  • Amazing experience! Total worth the money! I love it most because was perfect for first time ski :)

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