Cardrona Alpine Resort
Cardrona is one of NZ's favorite ski areas located between Queenstown & Wanaka. Cardrona's popular snowy slopes are perfect for all types of skiers and snowboarders. It is the largest ski center near the South Island of New Zealand –Queenstown and Wanaka, it also is the top world’s entertainment and family fun ski center. There are the giant toy bell tower, the world’s level ski field, international dining restaurant, comprehensive skiing service facilities. It is the largest skiing park in the Southern hemisphere.
The maximum height of the mountain is to 1,860 meter, the maximum length is 4kilometre, and the greatest area is 345 hm. There have the 160-metre “Sunkid” which is the best for first timer. There are 25% first skier, 50% intermediate skier and 25% advanced skier. There are some places you can take a rest and eat something: Base Café, Mezz Café, Noodle Bar, Juice & Java, Captains Pizzeria, Little Meg.
Data of the Snow Mountain
• Highest: highest peak up to 1860 meters
• Longest: 4 km longest slide
• Maximum: 345 hectares of ski area
The skiing cableway facilities:
• One hybrid and luxury cable (First channel, 4-5 minutes)
• Three ski cableway ( one is constant speed, the two group are fast.)
•One set of tray traction elevator
• Two sets of ground conveyer magic blanket
• Four ski parks
• 18-feet U-chute
• 22-feet U-chute
The location of ski field:
•You can drive 58 kilometer from the Queenstown to take 60minutes.
•You can drive 34 kilometer from the Wanaka to take 35 minutes.
The basic facilities:
•The skiing supermarket
•The cinema service center
•The rental of ski facilities and requirement service
•Ticket service center
Medical service center:
The skiing parent-child facilities (Charge package):
•The kindergarten : three-month to three-year-old children
•The little children skiing school: three to four-year-old children
•The school of sledding and snowboard: five to eleven-year-old children
•Two Cardrona Kindy