Winter Sports

Queenstown is a winter playground, offering the best skiing and snowboarding in the Southern Hemisphere.

Located in the heart of the Southern Alps, Queenstown is the home of New Zealand snowsports, offering an incredible range of terrain from June through to October each year. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the ropes or a powderhound keen to get some fresh tracks, Queenstown is truly a winter paradise.

Skiing & Snowboarding in Queenstown

First timers and snow lovers alike will be spoilt for choice, with four award-winning ski areas within easy reach. Leave your ski break in our capable hands and let us arrange your mountain transfers, ski passes and personal equipment fitting in the comfort of your accommodation so you have more time to enjoy the slopes!

For pure adrenalin, why not try heli-skiing and experience the freedom of fresh tracks and pristine powder in exclusive back-country terrain only accessible by helicopter. Think wide open bowls, steep couloirs and untouched snow as far as the eye can see.

The Remarkables, Queenstown.

The Remarkables

Experience big-mountain terrain at the Remarkables with pristine snow, sun-kissed chutes and three freestyle parks to suit every rider. Just 45 minutes from Stoneridge, there is a range of trails perfect for beginners and snow-lovers alike.

Coronet Peak, Queenstown.

Coronet Peak

A favourite of locals and visitors alike, Coronet Peak offers easy accessibility, breathtaking views and a wide range of terrain, all within a 30 minute drive of Stoneridge. Home of night ski, it comes alive on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays with wide open floodlit trails, epic sunsets and live DJS until 9pm.

Cardrona Ski Area, Wanaka.


Voted New Zealand’s best family resort, Cardrona has terrain to suit all levels. Thrill-seekers will delight in testing their skills at the legendary Cardrona Parks, the Southern Hemisphere’s most extensive terrain parks and pipes. Approximately an hour from Stoneridge.

Treble Cone, Wanaka.

Treble Cone

The South Island’s largest ski area, it may be a little further away but Treble Cone's size and legendary off-piste terrain make this snowsport paradise well worth the visit. Approximately an hour and a half from Stoneridge.

Please feel welcome to contact our reservations team for more information.

Enquire Now

"We were lucky enough to stay in the Retreat - amazing views over Lake Hayes from the top of the Estate were available from every very spacious and luxurious room. The hosts were so..."

- Julie, December 2019