Coronet Peak

Fast Facts
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Region: Queenstown / Wanaka
  • Nearest City: Queenstown, Otago - 20 mins drive (16km)
  • Nearest Domestic Airport: Queenstown Airport - 18 mins drive (18km)
  • Nearest International Airport: Queenstown Airport - 18 mins drive (18km)

Resort Overview

Located an easy 20 minute drive from Queenstown, Coronet Peak has modern lifts, restaurants, world-class grooming and extensive snowmaking facilities.

Coronet Peak is home to New Zealand’s largest fully-automated snowmaking system. This, along with natural snow fall, ensures consistently good skiing and snowboarding from early June to early October.

The stunning views, awesome roller coaster terrain and incredible back bowls attract some of the best ski racers in the world each year on their international training circuit.

Resort Overview
  • Ski Season: 15 June - October 2019
  • Overall Height: 1649m
  • Snow fall (Avg Annual Snowfall): 1.97m
  • Nearest township: 18 km to Queenstown (20 min drive)
  • Accommodation: Queenstown
  • Resort Services:

    Accommodation, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Shopping, Medical Centre, Information Centre, Child Care Centre, Ski Hire

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Activities and Attractions

Coronet Peak caters for all abilities. The large novice area has a beginners’ trail and dedicated lifts, while experienced skiers and riders will enjoy the wide groomed trails, steep off-piste runs, moguls and open bowls.

For added fun, night skiing is open every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night, Coronet Peak is currently the only resort in NZ offering this experience. A Snow Tubing Lane is also open, giving those who don’t ski or ride the perfect opportunity to still hit the slopes.

Coronet Peak is a popular choice for families, with children aged 6 and under skiing for free. Youngsters aged 3 months to 5 years can be enrolled in the child care centre while older kids can enjoy daily lessons in the Kea Club.

Resort Services

Enjoy a break from your snow adventure and take in the sights from one of Coronet Peak’s restaurants and bars, choose from one of the three dining outlets in the main building or discover Heidi’s Hut at Rocky Gully.

The onsite shop sells souvenirs and all of your snow gear requirements, alternatively you can rent  everything you need from the on mountain rental shop.

A wide range of luxury accommodation can be found at nearby Queenstown. To get to Coronet Peak you can catch a shuttle from Queenstown, drive yourself or book a private chauffeur service.

Activities & Attractions
  • Total Ski Area / Distance: 280ha
  • Total Ski Lifts: 8
  • Total Ski Runs/Trails: 27
  • Beginner Ski Area: 25%
  • Intermediate Ski Area: 45%
  • Advanced Ski Area: 30%
  • Ski / Snow Activities:

    Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Ski School / Lessons, Terrain Park, Snow Tubing, Night Skiing

  • Leisure Activities:

    The Queenstown/Wanaka region has a great range of leisure activities which are easily accessible from Coronet Peak.

  • Address: Coronet Peak Rd, Queenstown Central, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand. View website