Relaxed, friendly mountain – great for friends and family
Cardrona is renowned as a natural choice for families, beginners and intermediates. Cardrona’s famous learner’s slopes are the widest, most scenic learner trails in the region and make the ski resort a favourite with newbies. With four dedicated Kids Centres, including early childcare centres, Cardrona is a must for families. For the more adventurous, Cardrona offers extensive terrain park facilities with halfpipes, gravity cross and a range of beginner freestyle features.
RATINGS Beginner 20%, Intermediate 55%, Advanced 25%
HIGHEST POINT 1,860 m
VERTICAL 600 m
SKIABLE AREA 345 ha
LIFT PASS Adult $95, Student (NZ) $73, Child $48, 60 – 74 years $49
LIFTS 2 quad fixed chairlifts, 2 quad express chairlifts, 2 surface conveyor lifts, 1 platter lift
SNOW-MAKING All basins
ON-FIELD SKI/SNOWBOARD HIRE Boards/skis $46/day
TUITION Snow school, high performance centre
PACKAGE DEALS Lift, lessons and rental: adult $165, child $105
EXTRAS 5 cafés
[Brown Bear tip] Turn right at the bottom of the Cardrona road and head to the Cardrona Pub for a mandatory after-skiing mulled wine.