When winter hits the Southern Hemisphere, Queenstown in New Zealand is at the centre of the action.
Known for world-class ski fields, vineyards, and historic mining towns, it makes the perfect destination for a winter getaway.
Located in the Southern Alps and serviced by an International Airport, Queenstown is super accessible as it is naturally beautiful. With ski resorts as close as 20 minutes by car or shuttle, it’s the perfect place to base yourself when going on a skiing holiday.
In 2016, Ski Queenstown joined the Mountain Collective, a group of the best 12 ski resorts in the world. This solidified its position as a world class destination for winter sports. Whether you’re an advanced skier, at an intermediate level, or a first-timer, there’s a resort for everyone.
The Queenstown ski season runs from June to early October, giving you plenty of options for when to visit. Once you’re all booked in, it’s time to start reading up on the best slopes in the region. To help you plan your holiday, we’ve put together our picks for Queenstown’s top skiing spots for 2019.