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The best New Zealand Ski Resorts

Skiing and Snowboarding in New Zealand Ski Resorts

New Zealand - Ski Resorts

Find out about the skiing in New Zealand, in our comparison of New Zealand Ski Resorts, below. Sort by suitability, altitude, piste length, etc.

 New Zealand Snow Reports

May 20, 2022

Significant Fresh Snow is forecast for Coronet Peak and Mount Hutt.

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When do Ski Areas in New Zealand Open?

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Deepest Snow Today

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
The Remarkables6cm
Coronet Peak
Mount Hutt270cm

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Most Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Temple Basin83cm
Broken River93cm
Craigieburn93cm
Mount Cheeseman93cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)72cm
Rainbow73cm

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New Zealand Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of New Zealand

Ski Resorts in New Zealand
 Ski Resort Pistes Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Cardrona-1,894m4*4*3*
Coronet Peak-1,649m4*3*3*
Mount Dobson-2,046m3*3*3*
Mount Ruapehu-2,300m3*5*3*
The Remarkables-1,940m-4*-
Treble Cone-1,960m3*4*3*
Turoa-2,320m3*4*5*
Whakapapa-2,300m3*5*4*

Which is the best Ski Resort in New Zealand?

To help find the best New Zealand Ski Resort for you, we detail 24 Ski Resorts in New Zealand and rate them for Beginners, Intermediates and Expert Skiers, Families and Apres-Ski. You can compare altitudes, vertical descents and historical snow records to find the best Ski Resorts.

When do New Zealand Ski Resorts Open?

See Season Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in New Zealand.

New Zealand

Our New Zealand Ski Resort pages include Skiing Facts, Snow Reports and Forecasts (for most major ski resorts), local accommodation and online ski hire booking (where available) for 24 Ski Resorts in New Zealand.

You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top New Zealand Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.