Cairngorm mountain is situated in the Highlands of Scotland. Cairngorm ski resort is one of the most popular in United Kingdom, located in United Kingdom's largest National Park. It offers some of the most beautiful routes, quite challenging however. What makes it different as a spot is that the only mountain railway or funicular is provided as a lift system. Visitors have the opportunity to choose among a wide variety of facilities, like hotels, restaurants, ski & snowboard schools and shops, at Aviemore, which is around 18 km/10 mi away.
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Snowboarding 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 (34 mi/55 km to the 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 snowboarders. Perfect for runners of all levels, even for first-time boarders (learner’s area). Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!
Night snowboarding 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.