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Southern Hemisphere Ski Guide: Cardrona Alpine Resort, New Zealand

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Phone: 011-64-3-443-7341

www.cardrona.com/

Ski Season Dates: June 23-early October

Area Description:
Conveniently located 65 minutes from Queenstown on the South Island of New Zealand, Cardrona Alpine Resort is renowned for its dry snow and a reliable season that runs from late June until early October. Three basins covering 790 acres offer wide-open spaces and a variety of terrain. The first basin, home to the resort’s main facilities, offers excellent terrain for beginners and features two new Magic Carpet rides. Arcadia, the middle basin, hosts the New Zealand Freeskiing Championships and has challenging steeps. The third basin dubbed “Captain’s” suits intermediates with its wide open rolling terrain.

Spotlight on Deals:
Starting at $600 per person based on double occupancy, Travel.com.au offers packages including airfare from Sydney to Christchurch, six nights accommodation in a studio unit, a four day flexi pass valid for skiing at a variety of ski resorts or other activities, and a six day car rental. For more information, visit gateway.travel.com.au/ski/.

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