Open 17th June - 25th September 2022
This is the locals' playground, at just 20 minutes from downtown Queenstown. Modern facilities, extensive snow-making, grooming and great learner slopes combined with roller coaster terrain make Coronet Peak a truly world-class ski area.
Our quiet high speed 6-seater Express Chairlift will get you to the top, and on the slopes before you know it!
There’s plenty of fun for kids, from the licensed childcare and ski school to the beginner slopes with 4 conveyor lifts. Offering a great kids ski and snowboard lesson packages and facilities that cater to every family’s ski holiday needs - along with lift pass, ski and snowboard lessons and ski hire packages to suit all of the family.
Kids aged seven years and under ski for free at Coronet Peak!
Child friendly terrain
Coronet Peak offers gentle learners slopes and night skiing under the stars on the weekend, there really is something for everyone - ensuring kids, first-timers and novice skiers and snowboarders have a great time. Along with great terrain the kids, including 'big kids', get free on mountain entertainment from our mascots Spike and Shred who regularly appear at both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Plus we have a dedicated Snow Play Zone where parents can take the little ones ( and big ones) and go sledding! (rental or purchase of sleds available).
Coronet Peak is a great place for your kids to learn to ski. Skiwiland caters for children up to five years of age. The Kea Club offers a great program for kids aged 5 to 17 years who want all‐day ski and snowboard lessons, with lift passes and lunch included.
The Mountain Holiday program is a school holiday kids ski and snowboard program that includes lessons and lunch. Read more on Coronet Peak kids lessons here >>
Skiwiland – my first ski school
Skiwiland caters for children aged from two to five years. Skiwiland is a fully licensed Early Learning Centre with the NZ Ministry of Education, so you can enjoy your time skiing or snowboarding, secure in the knowledge that your kids are also having a great time on the mountain.
As a licensed education centre your children's safety is our priority. Our teachers are trained to make your child's experience on the mountain awesome. Read more on Skiwilland here >>
If you’ve never skied after sundown don’t miss Night Skiing, Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays from 4pm until 9pm (end June to end of August), often there is live music, the fire pits outside are lit - and the atmosphere is something really special.
Read more on Night Ski here >>>
> high-speed six-seater lift – it’s faster and quieter!
> two high-speed quad chairs> one T Bar
> four surface conveyor lifts (magic carpet)
15% learners, 33% intermediate, 25% advanced, 27% expert (approx)
Cafés and restaurants including the on-mountain Corona Ice Bar and Heidi’s Hut, snow shop, rental and repairs, ski/snowboard school, first aid.
Transport & Tickets
Save time and get organised in town before you get up the mountain. Jump into one of our snow centres and our helpful staff will get you all organised.
Queenstown Snow Centres, 9 Duke Street, or 41 Shotover Street, Queenstown.