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Broken River

Broken River Ski Resort Guide

Broken River, New Zealand

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift1,820m
Resort Height1,313m
 Nearest AirportsChristchurch and Auckland
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Broken River

Lift pass is also valid in nearby Craigiebrun ski area, which can be accessed on skis, 30 minute walk from carpark to access tow, goods lift to lodges

Summary

The New Zealand ski resort of Broken River is at an altitude of 1,313m.

Broken River has direct access to 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Broken River?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Broken River.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Broken River
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Ski Area Stats

Broken River Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Broken River Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,820m
Resort Altitude (Broken River)1,313m
Lowest Piste1,310m
Max Vertical510m

Location and Map

Where is Broken River?

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

Map

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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.

Infrastructure

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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Broken River, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Broken River Tourist Office for the latest.

Broken River