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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

20 April 2024

There is snow forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next week, in at least 17 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Coronet Peak, Mount Dobson, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

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Deepest Snow Today

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Mount Dobson120cm
Temple Basin105cm
Hanmer Springs50cm
Mount Lyford50cm
Cardrona40cm
Rainbow35cm

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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
Treble Cone26cm
Roundhill24cm
Ohau Snow Fields20cm
Cardrona24cm
The Remarkables14cm
Coronet Peak7cm

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New Zealand Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of New Zealand

Ski Resorts in New Zealand
Ski ResortPistesTopBeginn.Interm.Experts
Broken River-1,820m---
Cardrona-1,894m4*4*3*
Coronet Peak-1,649m4*3*3*
Craigieburn-1,811m---
Fox Peak-1,850m---
Hanmer Springs-1,850m---
Manganui-1,680m---
Mount Cheeseman-1,874m---
Mount Dobson-2,046m3*3*3*
Mount Hutt-2,080m2*4*3*
Mount Lyford-1,750m-4*-
Mount Olympus (NZ)-1,880m---
Mount Ruapehu-2,300m3*5*3*
Ohau Snow Fields2km1,825m---
Porter Heights-1,980m3*-4*
Rainbow-1,800m4*3*2*
Roundhill-2,133m---
Snow Farm-1,520m---
Temple Basin-1,753m1*2*4*
The Remarkables-1,940m-4*-
Treble Cone-1,960m3*4*3*
Tukino-1,890m---
Turoa-2,320m3*4*5*
Whakapapa-2,300m3*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.