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Welcome to Coronet Peak!

Spectacular roller coaster terrain makes Coronet Peak ski area one of New Zealand's most exciting ski resort destinations. As the home of Night Ski, Coronet Peak lights it up Wednesday and Friday nights from 4-9pm in July and August for more skiing after the sun goes down in Queenstown.

Lessons

Learn to ski or snowboard with our fun and experienced instructors or take your skills to another level with group or private coaching for all ages and abilities.

Lift Passes

Ski more and save more with our multi-day lift pass discounts. Explore Coronet Peak before the sun rises with a First Tracks pass, or after the sun sets with Night Skiing.

Rentals

Kit yourself out with skis, snowboards, boots, poles, clothing and helmet rental. All available on the mountain. Upgrade to performance rentals and shred like a pro!

For the Kids

We cater for the whole family at Coronet Peak. From 5 years and up we can help your kids have a great day on the snow and improve their skills along the way. Open to all abilities, from first timers to experience skiers and boarders.

Lessons

Learn to ski or snowboard with our fun and experienced instructors or take your skills to another level with group or private coaching for all ages and abilities.

Lift Passes

Ski more and save more with our multi-day lift pass discounts. Explore Coronet Peak before the sun rises with a First Tracks pass, or after the sun sets with Night Skiing.

Rentals

Kit yourself out with skis, snowboards, boots, poles, clothing and helmet rental. All available on the mountain. Upgrade to performance rentals and shred like a pro!

For the Kids

We cater for the whole family at Coronet Peak. From 5 years and up we can help your kids have a great day on the snow and improve their skills along the way. Open to all abilities, from first timers to experience skiers and boarders.

Night Ski

A winter bucket list activity for Queenstown. Take in an amazing sunset over the Wakatipu basin before cutting laps on a floodlit mountain! Every Wednesday and Friday night from 4-9pm in July and August. It's après ski, Queenstown style.

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Getting Here

Getting to Coronet Peak is easy. We're just 16km from Central Queenstown on a fully sealed road. So drive yourself up or jump on our ski bus service, running from Central Queenstown to Coronet Peak throughout the day.

Transport

Not Skiing? No Worries!

Coronet Peak is open to everyone, you don't need skis or a snowboard to have a good time up here. Hire a sled or Yooner for fun on the snow or get yourself to the top of Coronet Peak for amazing views with our Peak Gondola Pass.

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Snow Shop

Forget your gloves? Need a new helmet? Or just realised that your ski jacket from 1999 is a little dated? Our retail shop at Coronet Peak stocks the latest in ski gear to ensure you can ski or ride in comfort and style. We also sell medical supplies, sweets and chocolates and accept MyPass money.

First Tracks

Start the day with the mountain to yourself. From 8-9am Coronet Peak is only open to those with a First Tracks Pass. Carve untouched corduroy as the sun rises, finish it all off with a coffee from the Coronet Cafe.

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Storage Lockers

Worried about your gear on mountain? At Coronet Peak, we offer secure day storage with automated pay lockers. This is available downstairs in the base building and you can pay by credit card or EFTPOS. Hiring equipment from us on the mountain and coming back the next day? Save time in the morning with our overnight storage. Simply return your ski gear back to the Rental Department and we'll take care of the rest.

Open Dec - March

Coronet Peak Summer

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Ski Stats & MyPass Card

Instructor Programs

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM

Come and join us in beautiful New Zealand for an unforgettable ski or snowboard instructor training course in Queenstown or at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt Ski Resort.

THIRD PARTY INSTRUCTING

All instructing and guiding at Coronet Peak is restricted to the instructors of Coronet Peak Snow Sports School.

All NZSki mountains including Coronet Peak hold an exclusive commercial operation concession from the Department of Conservation. Further action may be taken with anyone who is found to be instructing/guiding without written permission.

Third party instructing and guiding enquiries may be made to Coronet Peak Snow Sports School management

Email: michel@coronetpeak.co.nz

FAQs

How do I get to Coronet Peak?

Getting to Coronet Peak is easy; we’re the closest ski field to Queenstown, only 16kms away. You can either drive yourself or catch a ride on Coronet Peak's Bus transport from downtown Queenstown. If you are self-driving please check out our Safe Driving tips on our Transport Page. We provide return bus trips to Coronet Peak every day of the season and for Night Skiing on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday's (weather and conditions permitting) giving you a comfortable and safe option for getting to the snow.

When is the Ski Season?

The New Zealand Ski Season runs from June to October.

What hours is the mountain open?

During the season we open daily from 9am - 4pm weather permitting. For early risers we offer First Tracks from 8am - 9am from July - 22nd September Night Ski at Coronet Peak is available from 4pm - 9pm every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night from late June to early September.

What is MyPass?

Your mypass card is your lift pass to ski and snowboard at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables plus you can add mypass money to your mypass card making it your on-mountain debit card. Your personal mypass account provides you with ability to add mypass money, view your daily skiing and snowboarding statistics and other account details.

Do I need to book?

For most of our products you do not need to book a specific date or time. However for our Skiwiland Daycare products we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment.

Can I get food on the mountain?

You bet! We’ve got restaurants, cafes and Ice Bars to keep you fuelled and hydrated for an epic day on the snow. Please note, we do not allow BYO alcohol on the ski field.

Does Coronet Peak have snow making?

We love snow, it’s what we do. But when Mother Nature is a little shy we like to give her a hand.

We have 215 fully automated snow guns, supplied with water by 9 pumps from 4 pump-houses capable of flowing 330 litres per second. 5 reservoirs with a storage capacity of 285,000,000 litres.

We catch and reuse 80% of the water that we use. All this makes for the biggest automated system in the southern hemisphere!