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The Remarkables Ski Area

Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 4615
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Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for beginners and challenging for the more experienced.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 4615
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here in early November and attempted to hike to Lake Alta. Though we didn't make it because there was too much snow remaining, it was a wonderful and challenging hike nevertheless. Be aware that in summer, the ski lodge is closed so there...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on the last weekend of the season, its a hair-raising road to the ski area with stunning views as you climb above the city. The ski area was excellent, helpful staff and we spent a couple of hours enjoying the last of the...More

Thank msw-ourtrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The road up was a bit hairy in places and at times I could see the need for snow chains. It's on par with Turoa. The staff were all friendly and helpful. We were often greeted with a cheery "Good morning!" or "how are you...More

Thank Colleen J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

went here to try snowboarding, the place is exactly what its name suggests remarkable. very helpful staff that taught well, i have never skateboarded, skied, surfed or the like before this and i loved it. beautiful mountain great weather, nice and cold with snow being...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My girls first time at skiing was awesome it was the last week of season so ski school had very few kids aka one on one lessons. Snow was good and perfect for leaners.

Thank 104carmenmac
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went as a family and all did a lesson as it was our first time. It was great, the kids had a ball and we actually got to enjoy it as well. The lessons are a lot of money but they taught you all...More

Thank jenny W
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Ski season was still in full swing where we visited Queenstown and although we don't ski thought we would drive up and take a look. The road up is steep and very bendy but the views over the town are amazing! There is a perfect...More

Thank speedsister
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We caught the snow bus up the mountain. For $20 per person it was worth it as it was really convenient and saved navigating that road ourselves. The trip took about 45 minutes to get to the top from Queenstown. We were intending to just...More

Thank LTSydney
NZSki, Manager at The Remarkables Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thanks for this feedback and review of your day at The Remarks. today is our last day of operation for this 2017 winter season so we are glad you managed to take advantage of the great conditions and wide open spaces out on snow during...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Fantastic ski field with a range of different difficulty slopes. Also has lots of terrain slopes with jumps and boxes etc. Opportunities to purchase lessons and lots of indoor sitting areas to warm up over lunch.

Thank Livvie B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Ski season was still in full swing. While there was just enough snow to ski, the prices were still in high season.... would have considered to give it a try, but considering the quality of the snow end of September, the price for the lift...More

Thank lise718
NZSki, Manager at The Remarkables Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Hi Lise, We are sorry that was your impression. The snow conditions are actually quite different to what you would have experienced at the base lodge. Once you gain more altitude the snow conditions get better and better and Sugar Bowl (out to the left)...More

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Maliha O
22 October 2017|
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Response from renee S | Reviewed this property |
ski season officially ends in october. You may be able to drive up and see snow but not get on it.
Kelly W
5 August 2017|
Response from Nic A | Reviewed this property |
Oh that sounds like fun. The bar at top is accessible by chairlift then you ski or rode down to it. Not really suitable for pedestrians. There is a great cafe at the base though with views down the valley and up mountain and... More
24 July 2017|
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Response from Frances L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't really know for sure, there were none that I could see, but some extremely steep runs are definately part of it.