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Skiing the Remarkables

Experience New Zealand's greatest skiing at "The Remarkables" only 21 kilometres from Queenstown Airport, and 45 minutes from the heart of the town. The Remarkables offers gentle slopes for beginners and exhilarating areas for expert snowboarders and snow skiers.

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Skiing The Remarkables New Zealand

The Remarkables with its breathtaking peaks encircle the ski resort areas of Queenstown. Situated on Lake Wakatipu, it is one of the most sought after winter destinations for skiers from around the world. It offers an amazing array of sport activities for people of all ages. It offers world-class skiing and snowboarding. The Remarkables offers the choice of four not the same ski runs. Snowboarders love "The Stash" it's over a kilometre long that starts from the summit of the Sugar Bowl Chair, offering both skiers and snowboard riders with a giant run that tracks almost the full length of the mountain. The "Parklife Halfpipe" is twisted using the Magician Pipe cutter. The "Dirty Dog Run" is also to be found at the peak of the Sugar Bowl Chair. Be startled as it gives you a mixture of assorted rails, boxes and various leaps which caters for most skill levels. Then there is the "Tararua Iced Coffee Beginners Park. It's a blast for the novice skier. It is located off the Alta chair.

Wanaka is approximately one hour's drive along well surfaced road from Queenstown. It offers you spectacular views along the way as you pass through the Crown Range. Wanaka offers the holiday maker a more relaxed and tranquil pace then say looking for jobs at Queenstown. Wanaka has all the appeal and charisma of a small town. Once there, you will discover topmost skiing and snowboarding at various ski areas such as Treble Cone and. It's the entryway to Mt Aspiring National Park, and is a crowd-puller for al fresco lovers from all parts of the globe. It is also considered to offer some of the most excellent and thrilling winter snow sports. Breathtaking skiing and snowboarding is supplemented by Nordic skiing, exhilarating and electrifying ice-climbing, and many other types of fun activities such as the thrilling Heli-skiing.

Queenstown & Wanaka These two amazing places offer you so much within a relatively short distance from each other. Aside from the numerous skiing, bush walking, and breathtaking mountain views of six grandiose peaks, you are encircled by magnificent lakes. Both Queenstown and Wanaka are effervescent and pulsating ski resort towns, with each one offering skiers many types of leisure sports and enriched entertainment. It's a pleasant one-hour drive from Queenstown Airport to lake Wanaka. The scenery along the way makes the trip go fast and it's not easy to forget the spectacular panorama and surroundings. It's something you will remember for a very long time after you leave the area. These two ski resort towns offer skiers and snowboarders from all parts of the globe the very best in premier ski areas. Many consider these two towns to be the best in the world.

Scenic Tours

Skyline Queenstown Gondola. Ride the Gondola high above Queenstown to discover a view you'll never forget. From the top of the Gondola you can see Coronet Peak to the north. Read more . . .

Scenic Helicopter Flights. Combine an awesome scenic helicopter flight over Franz Josef Glacier with a guided walk amongst the ice caves. Land on pristine snow Milford Sound. Read more . . .

Million Dollar Lake Cruise. Simply the best. Fantastic photo opportcolumnies. Stunning views, excellent commentary and very relaxing. It's a 90 minute lake voyage departing daily. Read more . . .

Bike Tours

Dirt Bike Tours. Established in 1990, Off Road Adventures is New Zealand's original off-road company. Over 100 years of combined experience showing clients the ride of their lives. Read more . . .

Quad Bike Tours. Just five minutes from central Queenstown, you can try the awesome U-drive off-road quad bikes or sit in for the thrill of your life and enjoying spectacular scenery. Read more . . .

4X4 Off Road Buggy. You'll be amazed at where these 2-seater, off-road 4X4 buggies can take you. Albeit a mud-hungry, trail-ripping, bump-eating, puddle-slurping, hill-climbing vehicle! Read more . . .

Things To Do

Arrowtown. Arrowtown is a "must-do" when visiting Queenstown. It is a quaint heritage village enveloped by beautiful mountain scenery and only 20 minutes from Queenstown. Read more . . .

Queenstown Golf. Queenstown Golf Club continually aims to complement its unparalleled surroundings with an equally excellent course, service and facilities, for a brilliant golfing experience. Read more . . .

Skyline Stargazing. The galaxy is yours with Skyline Stargazing as you tour the stars and beyond with an expert Astronomy Guide. Explore the Milky Way and neighbouring stars and nebulae. Read more . . .

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