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Everything You Need to Know For the New Zealand Ski Season

Everything You Need to Know For the New Zealand Ski Season

Skiing in New Zealand just about to kick off we’ve got the top spots to tick off your skiing bucket list this season!

With New Zealand reopening its border to Melbourne and resuming the Trans-Tasman bubble, it’s the perfect time to book a holiday for New Zealand! 


Mt. Ruapehu

As New Zealand’s biggest commercial ski field, Mt. Ruapehu is located in the Central North Island. Home to three mountains and Tongariro National Park, Mt. Ruapehu is a must see this snow season!

Mt. Hutt

Located in North and Central Canterbury, sweeping from the Alps to the ocean Mt. Hutt offers the largest ski season in New Zealand. Just an hour and a half from Christchurch, Mt. Hutt allows skiers to enjoy all Christchurch has to offer. 


Cardrona Ski Resort

If you’re looking for on-mountain accommodation Cardrona Ski Resort offers accommodation in Queenstown and Wanaka. These resorts are suitable for skiers of all levels and is a popular, family friendly spot. 

Bella Vista Queenstown

Offering affordable rooms for everyone from large groups to solo travellers, Bella Vista Queenstown has a range of rooms available. Less than a 10-minute walk from the centre of town, there are a range of shuttle buses close to the motel that transport travellers to the various mountains around Queenstown. 

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Skis and snowboards 

With the end of the financial year wrapping up, we all know what that means… SALES!

This means it’s the perfect time to finally get that board you’ve been looking at all year without the hefty price tag. To help you with your winter shopping list we’ve found our top places that have the best sales on so you can finally own everything you need!


As Australia’s “oldest and longest established snow retail store,”Auski opened in 1949 and is located in Melbourne’s CBD, Albury and Shepparton. Auski has a range of Skis and Snowboards on sale up to 30% off, with accessories and clothes also up to 40% off. If you can’t go into one of their stores, Auski is offering free domestic shipping on all orders of $50.

Rhythm Snow Sports 

Located in Cooma, NSW, Rhythm Snow Sports opened in 1985 and has continued to grow in the last 30 years. Rhythm Snow Sports has since opened another store in Perisher and sells a wide variety of products online. With products for skiing and snowboarding Rhythm Snow Sports offers $10 shipping Australia wide, with the option to hire from their store in Cooma.

By Zoe Moffatt

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