10 Day Queenstown-Wanaka Ski Tour Itinerary

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Experience 10 days of winter luxury on this adventurous vacation itinerary.

  • 10 Nights in Boutique Accommodation
  • Premium Rental Car - 10 Day Hire
  • 2 Day Superpass & Rental at The Remarkables and Coronet Peak
  • 2 Day Lift pass & Rental at Cardrona Alpine Resorts
  • 7 Heli-ski Runs
  • Daily Gourmet Breakfast
  • One Alpine Lunch
  • Five nights of Pre-dinner Drinks and Canapés

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    10 Day Queenstown-Wanaka Ski Tour Itinerary

    Plan unforgettable luxury ski holidays to New Zealand with our 10 Day Queenstown-Wanaka Ski Tour Itinerary.

    New Zealand Luxury Escapes is committed to providing the very best in luxury travel. Stay at New Zealand’s top hotels, ski the best resorts in the Queenstown Lakes region, and experience an epic heli-ski adventure.

    Our recommended 10-day itinerary for luxury ski holidays to New Zealand is as follows:

    • Day 1 – Arrive in Queenstown
    • Day 2 – Queenstown & Ski The Remarkables or Coronet Peak
    • Day 3 – Queenstown & Ski The Remarkables or Coronet Peak
    • Day 4 – Queenstown
    • Day 5 – Queenstown & Ski The Remarkables or Coronet Peak
    • Day 6 – Drive to Wanaka
    • Day 7 – Heli Ski
    • Day 8 – Wanaka & Ski Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone
    • Day 9 – Wanaka
    • Day 10 – Wanaka & Ski Cardrona Alpine Resort or Treble Cone
    • Day 11 – Depart Queenstown

    Read on for full details of our recommended ski holidays New Zealand.

    10 Day Luxury Queenstown & Wanaka Ski Holidays New Zealand

    Day 1 Arrive in Queenstown

    Your exclusive New Zealand experience begins in Queenstown, the ultimate luxury ski destination on New Zealand’s South Island. From epic ski adventures to superb cuisine, Queenstown is a delight to experience.

    Regarded as one of the most elegant boutique lodges in Queenstown, Hubert House is just a short walk from town center, but a world away with luxurious suites swathed in Victorian elegance.
    Hulbert House is also conveniently situated to access both Coronet Peak and the Remarkable Ski fields. Your accommodation includes daily gourmet breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and canapés, hot beverages & homemade baking.

    Stay 5 nights in Queenstown.

    Accommodation: Hulbert House Queenstown

    Hulbert House Queentown luxury accommodation

    Day 2 + 3 Ski The Remarkables or Coronet Peak

    Queenstown Superpass 2 Day Lift Pass: The Queenstown Superpass is the most flexible lift pass in the Southern Lakes, giving you access to ski and ride Queenstown’s closest mountains – Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.

    The Remarkables Ski Field: Located just 45 minutes from downtown Queenstown, The Remarkable’s features a fantastic network of trails with wide, gentle slopes for beginners of all ages and big mountain runs for experts. With 30% beginners, 40% intermediate and 30% advanced, The Remarkables offers challenges for all levels and for those wanting to progress quickly.

    Coronet Peak Ski Field: Want to challenge yourself on exciting terrain in some of the best conditions in the Southern Hemisphere? Then Coronet Peak should be at the top of your list, just 20 minutes from Queenstown, with 25% beginners, 45% intermediate and 30% advanced terrain. This theme park created by mother nature offers gripping trails for skiers and riders. Coronet is also home to night skiing; for a different take on these roller coaster trails, try it under lights!

    Après Ski in Queenstown is hard to beat, choose from a range of exclusive bars and restaurants.

    Ski Queenstown New Zealand

    Day 4 Queenstown or Milford Sound

    Today is spent at your leisure, either relaxing and perhaps indulging in one of the spa treatments on offer, or adding another activity from the wide array available in Queenstown. Options range from private cruises on Lake Wakatipu to more adrenaline-fuelled activities such as sky diving or hot air ballooning.

    A top choice is a day trip to Milford Sound by a fixed-wing plane. Upon reaching Milford Sound, you will enjoy a 2.5 hour Milford Sound Nature Cruise.

    With specialist nature guides on board, Real Journeys Nature Cruises offer a close-up experience of Milford Sound’s rainforest, soaring rock walls, towering snow-capped mountains, cascading waterfalls, hanging valleys and wildlife… words just don’t do it justice, you have to see it for yourself! Throughout the cruise, the guides share stories of the fiord’s history and are happy to answer your questions.

    After your cruise, relax on the flight while your pilot delivers you back to Queenstown.


    Day 5 Ski Queenstown

    You may like to ski a third day at Coronet or The Remarkables, indulge in any Queenstown activity or night ski Coronet Peak at dusk.

    Queenstown heli ski New Zealand

    Day 6 + 7 Wanaka Ultimate Skiing Adventure

    Stay at Edgewater Resort, Wānaka’s only lake edge accommodation. Sitting on the edge of Lake Wānaka and designed to flow with the seasons, Edgewater is a place to rest, recharge and connect. From tennis courts to spa pools, hotel-wide wi-fi to biking, there are many activities and services for you to enjoy. Relax in style in a deluxe one-bedroom suite, uniquely styled to the highest level with uninterrupted vistas right to the edge of Lake Wānaka. Your stay includes a delectable daily breakfast.

    Heli Ski Queenstown Wanaka New Zealand ski holidays

    The mountains surrounding the world-renowned resort towns of Queenstown and Wanaka feature thrilling backcountry terrain and dramatic scenery. Enjoy an unforgettable day of heli-ski or heli-board bliss. Runs vary between 1500-2500 ft of treeless skiing in sheltered basins, bowls and wide rolling mountain flanks.

    Heliski Inclusions:

    • 7 Heli-Ski Runs
    • Fully-qualified, certified mountain specialist heli-ski guide, at a guide-to-guest ratio of 1:4-5
    • Alpine buffet lunch
    • Avalanche transceiver and training on transceiver use
    • Pickup and return transportation from accommodation to heli-staging area
    • Video service, available upon request

    Stay 5 nights at Edgewater Resort

    Day 8 – 10 Wanaka: Ski Cardrona or Treble Cone

    A ski trip to the Southern Lakes would not be complete without exploring Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone Ski Fields.
    Cardrona Alpine Resort: Located between Wanaka and Queenstown, Cardrona is set over 345 hectares with 20% beginner, 55% intermediate and 25% advanced trails. Cardrona offers parks and pipes of different levels for those that enjoy jumps and freestyle snow fun. If you’re bringing the family, Cardrona has the best facilities for kids with a nursery for 3 months to 3yrs, ski kindy for 3-4 yrs and kids ski school for 5yr+.

    Treble Cone Ski Field: Treble Cone is the largest ski area in the South Island and boasts an outstanding view over Lake Wanaka. With its long, sweeping runs and plenty of variety, this is the perfect resort for families and friends who are wanting to push themselves a bit more on the snow with 10% beginner, 45% intermediate and 45% advanced trails.

    Ski Treble Cone Wanaka New Zealand ski holidays

    Day 11 Depart Queenstown

    As your unforgettable holiday draws to a close, soak in the views one last time before departing Queenstown at your leisure.

    Planning Luxury Ski Holidays in New Zealand

    Our team at New Zealand Luxury Escapes is based in Wanaka, so we have local expertise on the New Zealand ski scene. Our luxury New Zealand snow packages are designed to give an exhilarating taste of the country’s best ski resorts.

    If this is your first time skiing in New Zealand, read our planning guide and Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the experience.

    And if you’re looking for a different length or style of ski itinerary, you can browse the range we offer through our New Zealand Ski Packages brand. We can tailor these to suit your preferences with accommodation upgrades and luxury vehicle rentals.

    Contact New Zealand Luxury Escapes today to begin planning your luxury ski holiday.


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