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Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak Ski Resort Guide

Coronet Peak, New Zealand

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Coronet Peak Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,649m
Resort Height1,229m
 Nearest AirportsQueenstown and Wanaka
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Coronet Peak

The closest major ski centre to Queenstown also has New Zealand's biggest snow-making facility, night skiing and a high speed quad. A rare joint area lift ticket is also available with The Remarkables and Mount Hutt.

Coronet Peak Summary

The New Zealand ski resort of Coronet Peak is at an altitude of 1,229m.

Coronet Peak has direct access to 42 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

Skiing in Coronet Peak

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Coronet Peak Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Coronet Peak?

The next notable snow forecast for Coronet Peak is 5cm, expected on 24 September, with around 47cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Coronet Peak

Ski Area Stats

Coronet Peak Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Coronet Peak
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Coronet Peak Altitudes

Coronet Peak Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Coronet Peak
Highest Lift1,649m
Lowest Piste1,229m
Resort Altitude (Coronet Peak)1,229m
Max Vertical420m

Coronet Peak Rated

Ratings for Coronet Peak
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Intermediate Skiers

Coronet Peak Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Walkabout / Sarah Sue'.

Snowboarding in Coronet Peak

Halfpipes cut by special grooming attachment and assisted by snow making.

Location and Map

Where is Coronet Peak?

Coronet Peak is in Queenstown Lakes, Otago, New Zealand.

Map of Coronet Peak

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How to get to Coronet Peak

 By Air

The nearest airports to Coronet Peak are Queenstown, Wanaka and Invercargill, all within three hours drive. Queenstown and Wanaka are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts of Coronet Peak are able to uplift 6,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Coronet Peak is able to make snow, with 85 snow cannons.

Coronet Peak Season Dates

When is Coronet Peak open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Coronet Peak.


Usual opening is Early June, and usual closing is Early October.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Coronet Peak.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Coronet Peak, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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