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The best New Zealand Ski Resorts

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New Zealand - Ski Resorts

Find out about the skiing in New Zealand, in our comparison of New Zealand Ski Resorts, below. Sort by suitability, altitude, piste length, etc.

 New Zealand Snow Reports

December 10, 2022

There is no snow forecast for New Zealand. To view the latest weather predicted for New Zealand Ski Resorts, see below.

 At least 1 Ski Areas in New Zealand is reported to be open.

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Deepest Snow Today

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Snow Farm200cm79in
Temple Basin150cm59in
Mount Cheeseman100cm39in
Porter Heights100cm39in
Cardrona77cm30in
Craigieburn60cm24in

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Most Forecast Snow

No significant snow is forecast for ski resorts here right now.

New Zealand Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of New Zealand

Ski Resorts in New Zealand
 Ski Resort Pistes Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Cardrona-1,894m6,214ft4*4*3*
Coronet Peak-1,649m5,410ft4*3*3*
Mount Dobson-2,046m6,713ft3*3*3*
Mount Ruapehu-2,300m7,546ft3*5*3*
The Remarkables-1,940m6,365ft-4*-
Treble Cone-1,960m6,430ft3*4*3*
Turoa-2,320m7,612ft3*4*5*
Whakapapa-2,300m7,546ft3*5*4*

Which is the best Ski Resort in New Zealand?

To help find the best New Zealand Ski Resort for you, we detail 24 Ski Resorts in New Zealand and rate them for Beginners, Intermediates and Expert Skiers, Families and Apres-Ski. You can compare altitudes, vertical descents and historical snow records to find the best Ski Resorts.

When do New Zealand Ski Resorts Open?

See Season Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in New Zealand.

New Zealand

Our New Zealand Ski Resort pages include Skiing Facts, Snow Reports and Forecasts (for most major ski resorts), local accommodation and online ski hire booking (where available) for 24 Ski Resorts in New Zealand.

You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top New Zealand Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.