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Ski Resort Treble Cone in Central Otago: Position on map

Treble Cone Ski Resort

Wanaka

Trail Map Treble Cone

The Ski Resort

The South Island's largest ski area, Treble Cone accesses 550ha of skiable terrain, and features a vertical drop of 700m as well as a total lift capacity of 4,500 people per hour. Popular among skiers of all levels, Treble Cone is famous for its long runs, uncrowded slopes, and terrific views over Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps. For the best view, cruise the wide blue Raffles Run.

Skiing for All Levels

10% beginner terrain, 45% intermediate terrain, and another 45% advanced terrain make for a great variety for seasoned skiers and expert riders. Snowmaking facilities cover 50ha. If you are after advanced terrain, Saddle Basin and Summit Slopes are your go-to. Within the boundaries of the patrolled and protected ski area, the Motatapu Chutes are where to explore the backcountry. 

Freeride Paradise

The Nice 'n' Easy Platter gets you to wide, groomed terrain. The local ski and snowboard school offers packages for ski newbies to get you on track. Intermediate skiers and boarders get the chance to explore the mountain and its iconic views by skiing long blue, groomed trails spread all over the mountain. A famous bucket list mountain for the advanced and expert, Treble Cone is known as New Zealand's best freeride mountain. Wide open powder bowls, chutes, natural jumps and drops make for endless fun on the slopes and a true freeride mecca.

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Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
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Snow Making Machines: 32
Snowphone+64 (0) 3 443 7444
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Skiing/ Snowboarding Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand

Getting here

Treble Cone is the closest ski resort to Wanaka, located a short 29km / 35 minute scenic drive along the picturesque shores of Lake Wanaka. Free mountain parking available at the Base Lodge and at the bottom of the access road.

The Treble Cone Express is NEW in 2016! From four different pick up and drop off locations situated around Wanaka, the Treble Cone Express departs for Treble Cone at 8am and 10am daily, and departs Treble Cone for return to Wanaka at 2pm and 4pm daily.

 

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last update on May 6, 2024
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Contact

Treble Cone Ski Area
Mt Aspiring Road
9305
Wanaka
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Phone+64 3 443 7443

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Mountain Stats

Elevation4134 ft - 6430 ft
Opening DayJun 29, 2024
Closing DaySep 29, 2024
Capacity 4520 Persons/Hr.
Hours8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

3
1
2
Total 3

Skiable Terrain

1359 acres
Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 1359 acres

Weather (6430 ft)

Rates

NZD169
1 day adult NZD169
1 day youth NZD99
1 day child free
All rates & fees