New Zealand’s Best Ski Fields

With so many fantastic ski resorts to choose from it can be tricky to decide which of NZ’s top Ski fields might be best for you. Here’s an overview of some of the best options to help make your skiing experience perfect.

The friendly vibe and uncrowded slopes of the small snow field of Ohau have earned it a perfect 100-percent recommendation from visitors. Skiers also considered it to be very good value for money and everyone said that they would like to return there.

The wide-open groomers of Cardrona make this one of the best ski fields in New Zealand. It earned five stars for its child-friendly attitude, and it also scored well for the snow and lifts. Add to that it being uncrowded and excellent value for money, it’s no wonder that 92-percent of visitors recommend a visit here.

Mount Dobson offers all the facilities of a commercial resort including a chairlift and most people consider it to be excellent value for money. With good snow and uncrowded slopes over 70-percent of visitors said they would be back to enjoy more New Zealand winter skiing in the future.

The steep inclines of Mount Hutt have earned it the name of the “capital of speed” and 86-percent of visitors recommend a visit here. This resort scores evenly across the board on snow, lifts, piste trails, uncrowdedness, and value. An excellent choice for an inexpensive skiing holiday.

Porters have become an attractive ski field with uniformly good snow, lifts, and piste trails. It scored a high rating for being child-friendly, uncrowded and offering good value for money. Seventy-one-percent of visitors said they would be back to enjoy more of the New Zealand winter wonderland.

Coronet Peak, on the South Island, is one of the most popular ski fields in New Zealand.  It’s a good child-friendly option with great lifts and piste trails, and it is ideal for intermediate skiers. It also offers a little more in the nightlife, and it has earned the recommendation of 73-percent of its visitors.

 OMEGA Ski Fields Compared Infographic