Bjorkliden lies at 250 km / 155 mi inside the Arctic Circle. It's one of the world's northernmost ski resort where modern ski has been born. Björkliden is the birthplace of modern skiing in the beginning of the last century, contributing to the ski sport history evolution. There are endless possibilities and many challenges in the resort and nearby area.
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Skiing in Snow Park NZ, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
One of the biggest ski resorts near Queenstown is Snow Park NZ at 55 km/34 mi towards Northeast. The site is open from mid June to early October and offers a great variety of facilities. Snow Park is not the traditional ski resort however. It is considered as a freestyle terrain with a great number of rails, jumps, box runs and half-pipes, and consists one of the most popular destinations for the freestyle skier. Perfect for runners of all levels, even for first-time skiers (learner’s area).
Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view! Night skiing permitted every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 5 pm to 9 pm.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.