Nestled in the Southern Alps of New Zealand Queenstown is the quintessential destination for a snow getaway filled with fun and adventure
This beautiful resort town is set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and home to multiple ski resorts which provide a wide variety of ski lift access to suit skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
Queenstown also has great retail, café culture, and an impressive selection of restaurant and eateries and is of course famous for its apres-ski where the party is never far away, especially during the Winter Pride festival which takes place this year runs from the 30th August 2019 to 8th September 2019. Full Winter Pride event details can be found by visiting www. winterpride.co.nz
Queenstown based Adventure Junkies have scheduled their 6 night ski and board packages to coincide with this great Pride festival for the Ultimate Queenstown Winter Getaway. These snow trips are fantastic hassle free getaways and are hosted so that you can enjoy a seamless Queenstown snow adventure.
The All Mountain Shred package includes 4 full day lift passes for the local ski resorts of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Cardrona Alpine Resort and this collection of mountains offer an excellent variety of terrain to expertly cater to all visitors. On-snow you’ll find dedicated beginner and novice areas perfect for those who are new to skiing and snowboarding as well as plenty of wide piste runs and open bowls for those at an intermediate level. In these big mountains there are naturally some challenging technical off-piste runs and chutes for advanced skiers and boarders too; there really is plenty for everyone.
You’ll also find some incredible freestyle terrain parks dotted around the resorts that incorporate features such as boxes, rails and jumps, and similarly there are beginner intermediate and expert lines to cater to all abilities. Many of these terrain parks are conveniently located close to the chairlifts and so even if you’re not keen to get involved you’ll still have plenty of opportunity to be entertained!
Along with all this great snow access this package also includes 2 hours of daily expert tuition which can be taken in the morning or afternoon so that you can really progress your skiing and snowboarding.
These group lessons provide fun and informative learning for beginner through to advanced levels and can also include terrain park options at no extra cost.
With full lift access at these three great mountain resorts and daily tuition you’re guaranteed to get your snow fix!
Between runs each resort offers retail outlets and a range of cafes, bars and restaurants that offer a wide selection of food and beverages and often live entertainment from local musicians and DJ’s.
The All Mountain Shred package also includes 4 days of premier ski or snowboard equipment that is provided by a ski butler service and fitted at your accommodation, 6 nights’ accommodation at Novotel Queenstown Lakeside, dedicated Winter Pride ski bus transfers and private return airport transfers.
The Adventure Junkies Ultimate Heli Shred package also incorporates all of these same great inclusions, however it exchanges one ski resort day for a truly incredible 4 run guided backcountry heliski day with Southern Lakes Heliski. This is an unrivalled skiing and snowboarding experiences in pristine powder snow for skiers and snowboarders who are confident intermediates and above, and is simply the bucket list Queenstown winter trip!
Bookings can be made directly with Adventure Junkies at https://www.adventurejunkies.com/snow
All Mountain Shred – NZD $2,150pp
Ultimate Heli Shred – NZD $2,995pp
Terms: Prices are based on 2 pax in a standard Kingsize room and Novotel availability at the time of booking. The LOTL promo is applicable for the 6 night package from 2nd – 7th September 2019 only.