The Remarkables are a mountain range and ski field in the South Island of New Zealand. Located on the south-eastern shore of Lake Wakatipu, the range lives up to its name by rising sharply to create an impressive backdrop for the waters and are. The range are clearly visible from the nearby town of Queenstown.
The Remarkables are renowned for its family friendly atmosphere with almost three quarters of the slopes being perfect for beginner and intermediate skiers. The mountain are just 45 minutes away from the best places to stay in Queenstown where you can find plenty of off the slope accommodation ranging from budget accommodation through to luxury five star rooms.
Not only will the little ones and anyone just starting out on ski’s will have a blast, but for people that are adrenalin junkies and are looking for extreme challenges then you have come to the right place. The Remarkables offer plenty of off-piste challengers, long runs, narrow chutes and rock drops…. you will have the time of your life here! If you are after some serious back country skiing then the 1.5km Homeward Bound is considered the best or perhaps you would like to take a quick trip on the Shadow Basin Chair where you can be delivered to some awesome mountain terrain.
The Remarkables prides itself on its great family appeal which is enhanced by the tubing park and celebrates this feature with the renowned Remarkables Spring Carnival in September. The Ozone Tubing Park is great for kids and anyone that loves pure fun as you slip and slide down the groomed trails.
And not to worry if Mother Nature hasn’t been all that kind as there is snow making machines on the slopes to always ensure that you are guaranteed the most perfect snow skiing conditions all throughout the season. Also on the slopes you will find a ski and snowboard school, a great cafe to grab something to eat to refuel the batteries, a retail shop, live entertainment and an equipment hire shop.
With so much to offer you for the perfect snow skiing holiday you will not be disappointed with both the array of skiing facilities that are offered along with the breathtaking scenery that surrounds the Queenstown area, friendly atmosphere and fantastic snow skiing and snowboarding conditions that you will be treated to.
Why don’t you jump on the phone right now to speak with one of our staff members about arranging your next trip away to The Remarkable for a snow skiing holiday you will never forget.