Looking for our winter site?
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, Friday and Saturday nights for more skiing and epic parties after the sun goes down in Queenstown.
Our Earlybird Sale is on now. Score epic deals to ski Coronet Peak and Queenstown this winter.
What time does the mountain open?
Coronet Peak is open daily from 11am - 6:30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
Lift and sightseeing facilities are subject to weather conditions.
Can I get food on the mountain?
You bet! We’ve got Cafe 1200 located just next to the chairlift to keep you fueled and hydrated for an epic day on the downhill.
Cafe opens at 11:00am.
Our licensed facility is a great place to savour the local beers and wines after a day on the hill.
How do I get there?
Getting to Coronet Peak is easy; we’re the closest mountain to Queenstown, only 16kms away. There are a few ways to get here, visit our Transport Page for more details.
First bus departs our downtown sales office at 10:30am. Find out more here.
Any additional questions regarding transport, please phone us on 0800 697 547.
What do I need to bring?
The Queenstown weather can sometimes give us all 4 seasons in one day so it is important that you are prepared for an alpine environment. Please note there are no trees for shelter from the elements up here.
We recommend you have sturdy footwear, bring sunblock, hats, and extra layers. And of course, don't forget your camera to capture the epic views!
Forgot the sunscreen?! Punctured your tire? Don't panic, our retail area will have everything to keep you covered.
Does your cafe have wifi?
Yes, we have fast, free wifi at Coronet Peak. You can come up here and work while enjoying the cafe and views.
Do you allow dogs to come up and ride the gondola?
Yes, your pooch can join you in the gondola and on the mountain. We do ask you to keep all dogs on a lead.
Locals Week Terms & Conditions
The Locals Week offer can be redeemed only once between 16 December 2019 - 5th January 2020 and is valid for a single trip on the gondola OR one mountain bike run on the Coronet Express chairlift.
To receive the offer, guests must present evidence that they have lived in the Queenstown Lakes District for at least 3 months (utility bill, letter of offer form employer, an addressed statement from bank or have a QT address on your mypass profile; paper or digital copy is fine). Lakes District includes: Queenstown, Arrowtown, Gibbston Valley, Glenorchy, Kingston, Wanaka, Tarras, Cromwell, Hawea and Makaroa.
Bus transport is separate from locals week and is $25 per adult, $15 per child, and 5 & under travel free with a paying adult.