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Broken River

Broken River Ski Resort Guide

Broken River, New Zealand

Broken River Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift1,820m5,971ft
Resort Height1,313m4,308ft
 Nearest AirportsChristchurch and Auckland
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Broken River

Lift pass is also valid in nearby Craigiebrun ski area, which can be accessed on skis, 30 minute walk from carpark to access tow, goods lift to lodges

Broken River Summary

The New Zealand ski resort of Broken River is at an altitude of 1,313m4,308ft.

Broken River has direct access to 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

Skiing in Broken River

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Broken River

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Broken River.

Broken River Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Broken River?

The next notable snow forecast for Broken River is 3cm1in, expected on 25 September, with around 40cm16in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Broken River

Ski Area Stats

Broken River Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Broken River
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Broken River Altitudes

Broken River Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Broken River
Highest Lift1,820m5,971ft
Resort Altitude (Broken River)1,313m4,308ft
Lowest Piste1,310m4,298ft
Max Vertical510m1,673ft

Location and Map

Where is Broken River?

Broken River is in Thames-Coromandel, Waikato, New Zealand.

Map of Broken River

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How to get to Broken River

 By Air

The nearest airports to Broken River are Christchurch, Auckland and Hamilton. There are seven airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts of Broken River are able to uplift 2,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Broken River Season Dates

When is Broken River open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Broken River.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Broken River.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Broken River, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Broken River Tourist Office for the latest.

Broken River