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Snowboarding in Coronet Peak, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand

Open:
Early July - Mid September
Night Snowboarding:
Yes
Queenstown is considered by many sportsmen as the capital of extreme sports and adventure activities. It is situated in Otago region, in the South Island, 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 can be characterized as 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 Coronet Peak at 16 km/9 mi towards northeast. The site is open from early July to mid-September and offers a great variety of facilities. With its varied terrain, it consists one of the most popular destinations for the snowboarding lovers. Perfect for runners of all levels (trails: Big Easy for beginners, Express Way and Sarah Sue for intermediate riders, Exchange Drop and Ego Alley for experts). Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!

Night snowboarding permitted every Friday and Saturday from 4 pm to 9 pm.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM From Queenstown to Coronet Peak Ski Area
15.9 km (9.9 miles), 22 min
Follow State Highway 6A and continue onto Gorge Rd.
BY CAR FROM Invercargill
187 km (116.2 miles), 2 hours 14 min
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY CAR FROM Dunedin
282 km (175.2 miles), 3 hours 24 min
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 8.
BY CAR FROM Milford Sound National Park
268 km (166.5 miles), 3 hours 6 min
Follow State Highway 94 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY AIR
Queenstown International Airport,
10 km/6.2 miles from the center of the town

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, North Island
/ Kaituna River, New Zealand, North Island

Winter/Spring 2016-2017

Oceania/South America/Europe

January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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