The Remarkables ski resort is located about a half hour drive from Queenstown (Otago), New Zealand. With a peak elevation of 1,943m, it offers skiers and snowboarders a 360 m vertical drop.
The Remarkables ski resort sits in the famous mountain range of the same name. In relation to the scenery, The Remarkables are true to their name. They are one of the most photographed mountain ranges in the world. The landscape includes spectacular jagged shapes and the steep rise above the shores of Lake Wakatipu.
Remarkables ski resort consists of three sunny bowls with snowy peaks towering above them. The ski resort is a great place for families and those looking for some freestyle and off-piste terrain. For the more adventurous skier, the great terrain is accessible via a short hike to some steep chutes and wide-open faces. For long uncrowded runs, check out the Homeward Runs serviced by the Homeward Shuttle.
In total The Remarkables ski resort offers 10 km of trails. 30% (3 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 40% (4 km) suitable for intermediate skiers. with 30% (3 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 7 ski lifts – 4 chairlifts and 3 magic carpets for the kids.
The Remarkables ski resort offers plenty of beginner areas that are wide open and dedicated to beginners. Intermediate riders looking for freestyle terrain should head over to Serpentine, Upper Gallery, and Lower Gallery for some excellent natural features. Check out the three diverse terrain parks, where snowboarders and extreme skiers work on aerial tricks and manoeuvres. If you want to try the parks for yourself, you’ll find ramps and pipes to suit all abilities.
The Remarkables ski resort is a natural playground providing the perfect backdrop for a range of activities all year round. The Queenstown Winter Festival kicks off with a bang in June every year to celebrate the arrival of winter. Throughout the season you’ll find world-class film festivals, ski and snowboard events. That including the biennial New Zealand Winter Games as well as entertainment on and off the mountain.
The Remarkables ski resort is one of 25 ski resorts on offer in New Zealand. You can view more ski resorts in New Zealand here.
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