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Broken River

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Broken River Ski Resort Guide

Broken River, New Zealand

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

The ski area 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.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Broken River?

The next notable snow forecast is 19cm8in, expected on 28 July.

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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
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Broken River Ski Area Heights

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

Ski Slope Aspects


Broken River has ski slopes facing east.

Location and Map

Where is Broken River?

This ski resort is in Thames-Coromandel, Waikato, New Zealand.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Broken River is Christchurch, 88 minutes drive away.

Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Hokitika, Rotorua and Timaru airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Season Dates

When is Broken River open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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