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The best New Zealand Ski Resorts

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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

July 27, 2021

Significant Fresh Snow is forecast for 3 New Zealand Ski Areas, including Cardrona and Whakapapa.

Fresh Snow is reported by Coronet Peak, Mount Hutt and The Remarkables.

 At least 3 New Zealand Ski Resorts are reported to be open.

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Deepest Snow Today

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Depth^
Mount Hutt225cm89in
Mount Dobson114cm45in
Coronet Peak90cm35in
The Remarkables70cm28in
Turoa70cm28in

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Most Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with most snow forecast in the next 48 hours.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7Day
Mount Hutt38cm15in 42cm17in
Fox Peak37cm15in 40cm16in
Mount Olympus (NZ)24cm9in 24cm9in
Roundhill17cm7in 37cm15in
Ohau Snow Fields14cm6in 15cm6in

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New Zealand Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of New Zealand

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Ski Resorts in New Zealand
 Ski Resort Pistes Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Broken River-1,820m5,971ft---
Cardrona-1,894m6,214ft4*4*3*
Coronet Peak-1,649m5,410ft4*3*3*
Craigieburn-1,811m5,942ft---
Fox Peak-1,850m6,070ft---
Hanmer Springs-1,850m6,070ft---
Manganui-1,680m5,512ft---
Mount Cheeseman-1,874m6,148ft---
Mount Dobson-2,046m6,713ft3*3*3*
Mount Hutt-2,080m6,824ft2*4*3*
Mount Lyford-1,750m5,741ft-4*-
Mount Olympus (NZ)-1,880m6,168ft---
Mount Ruapehu-2,300m7,546ft3*5*3*
Ohau Snow Fields2km1 miles1,825m5,988ft---
Porter Heights-1,980m6,496ft3*-4*
Rainbow-1,800m5,906ft4*3*2*
Roundhill-2,133m6,998ft---
Snow Farm-1,520m4,987ft---
Temple Basin-1,753m5,751ft1*2*4*
The Remarkables-1,940m6,365ft-4*-
Treble Cone-1,960m6,430ft3*4*3*
Tukino-1,890m6,201ft---
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.