Southern Hemisphere Ski Guide: Coronet Peak, New Zealand

Ski mountaineer Chris Davenport makes a few turns in the Whistler backcountry during the Olympics.

Phone: 011-64-3-442-4620

Ski Season Dates: early June-early October

Area Description:
Located just 25 minutes from Queenstown, Coronet Peak is New Zealand's premier and most accessible ski resort. It's the original resort on the island, and still leads the way in innovation and quality. Coronet Peak has everything for everybody, from easy beginner slopes to rolling off-piste runs to long groomed trails. Whatever your style or speed, there's something to suit you, plus amazing views.

Spotlight on Deals: offers packages starting at $540 per person based on double occupancy. They include airfare from Sydney to Christchurch, six nights accommodation, a four day flexi pass for skiing at a variety of different mountains or other activities, a six day car rental, and more. Visit for more details.

The Coronet Peak web-site ( offers a variety of custom packages. Prices vary depending on dates and availability.

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