Skiing and Snowboarding information for The Remarkables ski resort, New Zealand
The Remarkables are a spectacular mountain range and skifield located in the South Island of New Zealand close to the city of Queenstown.. Situated on the south-eastern shore of Lake Wakatipu. The range runs north to south and lives up to its name by rising sharply against the skyline to create an impressive backdrop for the clear waters.
In wintertime, The Remarkables plays host to a wide range of winter activities. Comprising of three sunny sheltered bowls with a festive family atmosphere; just a 45-minute drive from nearby Queenstown; frequent bus services to and from town; and several carparks for car drivers, the mountain certainly is in a convenient location. Most skiers stay in Queenstown accommodation and commute to the ski field each day.
The skifield is 220 hectares (540 acres) with 5 lifts, which comprises of 3 quad chairs, 1 beginner tow and 1 magic carpet. The longest run to be found at The Remarkables is 1.5km. The ski season runs from Late June through to October weather permitting.
For the fun-seeking visitors – why not forget the skis and boards and enjoy the Ozone Tubing Park. Live music on the deck adds to the party atmosphere. Children aged 10 and younger ski free at The Remarkables ski field area.