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The best New Zealand Ski Resorts

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New Zealand - Ski Resorts

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

December 1, 2022

Snow is next forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next 2 days, in at least 16 Ski Resorts including Mount Dobson, Mount Ruapehu, Treble Cone, Turoa and Whakapapa.

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When do Ski Resorts in New Zealand Open?

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Deepest Snow Today

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Snow Farm79in
Temple Basin59in
Mount Cheeseman39in
Porter Heights39in
Cardrona30in
Craigieburn24in

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Most Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Mount Hutt5in
Porter Heights5in
Fox Peak3in
Hanmer Springs2in
Mount Dobson3in
Turoa1in

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New Zealand Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of New Zealand

Ski Resorts in New Zealand
 Ski Resort Trails Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Cardrona-6,214ft4*4*3*
Coronet Peak-5,410ft4*3*3*
Mount Dobson-6,713ft3*3*3*
Mount Ruapehu-7,546ft3*5*3*
The Remarkables-6,365ft-4*-
Treble Cone-6,430ft3*4*3*
Turoa-7,612ft3*4*5*
Whakapapa-7,546ft3*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.