The snow-capped serrated peaks of
the Remarkables Range rise majestically above Queenstown. The
scene is breathtaking.
So too is the spectacular setting of the Remarkables ski field, a
true alpine environment just 45 minutes drive from Queenstown.
Three natural, sun-drenched basins offer challenges for riders
and sliders of all abilities. The ultimate is the
mini-heli-skiing type experience of sweeping down the ungroomed
1.5 km Homeward Bound trail - New Zealands best
The Remarkables are famous for their atmosphere of family fun.
Fun at The Remarks is the theme, with live music on
the sunny decks and entertaining festivals in mid-winter and
spring. Children have their own adventure trail and snow-tubing
park, and receive a free lift pass if theyre under 11
The 220 hectare field is serviced by two quad chairs, one double
chair, one magic carpet and one learner tow. The Shadow Basin
chair gives access to a superb lookout over Lake Wakatipu at the
highest point of 1,935 metres. Snow ratings are 30% beginner, 40%
intermediate and 30% advanced. The terrain offers a wide
diversity of runs for skiers, snowboarders, telemarkers and
cross-country skiers. The three basins can equally satisfy the
off-piste explorers and chute-shooters or the cruisey
Boarders have a primo terrain park and railway, extreme chutes
and gentle learners slopes. The ski and snowboard schools
have a huge range of starter and
evolution training packages. There are regular
transport services from Queenstown, equipment rental, and a
licensed creche. Excellent meals can be enjoyed on the sun deck
under the gaze of curious keas.
A day off the slopes can never be boring with Queenstown offering
a dazzling array of adventure activities. This high energy resort
town has ample accommodation and over 100 restaurants, café and
bars providing new taste sensations day and night.
The Remarkables afford memorable days of clear, crisp, alpine
air, brilliant snow, idyllic scenery and non-stop entertainment.
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