New Zealand Ski Season


The ski season in New Zealand for most ski resorts starts Late June and finishes early October. Whakapapa and Turoa normally stay open another month, with Turoa open into the first week of October.

Ski Area Opening Date Closing Date 
North Island
Whakapapa  June 27th October 30th 
 Turoa  June 27th  November 6th
 Tukino  Early July  Early October
 Manganui  Early june  mid october
 South Island    
 Rainbow  Mid July  Mid October
 Mt lyford  late June  Early october
 Temple Basin 9th July   3rd October
 Craigieburn  2nd July  2nd October
Broken River 25th June Mid October
Mt Cheeseman 24th June 1st October
Mt Olympus 1st July 1st October
Porters 22nd June 1st October
Mt Hutt 10th June 9th October
Fox Peak Early July Mid October
Mt Dobson 8th July Early October
Rounds Hill 2nd July Early October
Ohau 25th June Early October
Treble cone 23rd June 2nd October
Awakino Mid July Mid September
Cardrona 11th June 9th October
Snow Farm Late June Early October
Coronet Peak 10th June 2nd October
The Remarkables 18th June 25th September