+64 9 889 2020

Roundhill Ski Area

Skiing in Canterbury
Price range:
$45.00 - $382.00


Description

***We are open for the 2017 season from 1 July***

See Aoraki Mt Cook towering above the Southern Alps while the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo shimmer below. Situated in the heart of the Mackenzie Country Roundhill Ski Area has some of the most spectacular views in NZ.

Roundhill is renowned for all day sun, great snow, easy access, outstanding terrain and friendly hospitality.

With a diverse terrain mix Roundhill has something for everyone, including a huge beginner’s area serviced by 2 rope tows and a platter lift, plenty of wide undulating intermediate terrain accessed by the 2 T-Bars, and for the adventurous there are the natural half pipes, chutes and steep terrain off the Heritage Express. To round off the mix there is Central Park for the freestylers with plenty of features including boxes, rails, rollers and jumps for most ability levels.

This Kiwi owned ski field boasts Australasia’s highest vertical rise – a huge 783m, the highest lifted point is the top of the Heritage Express rope tow – 2133m.

With an extensive snowmaking system covering a large area Roundhill provides great snow cover without any help from Mother Nature! The professional snow grooming team ensures pristine conditions throughout the season.

The international ski school team are led by Wolfgang Burtscher – ‘Wolfi’ has been with Roundhill for 6 years and has been teaching skiing for over 25 years! Our team is friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable – they provide expert tuition for beginner through to advanced skiers and snowboarders.

With over 350 sets of ski and snowboard equipment for all ages the friendly staff will ensure you have the correct equipment for your needs. To help you with your progression, we ensure that all our equipment is well maintained and tuned regularly. All of our rental skis are “carving” skis and our snowboards all have strap in bindings. We also hire nutcrackers and harnesses for the Heritage Rope Tow and helmets and toboggans are available.


Options

#1 - 3 Day Lift Pass

This is a multiday pass valid for 1 person to ski 3 consecutive days during the 2017 season. This is a direct to lift product.


#2 - 5 Day Lift Pass

5 day lift pass valid for 1 person to ski 5 days during the 2017 season. Vouchers need to be exchanged at the Roundhill ticket office each day you wish to ski.


#3 - Afternoon Lift Pass

Access to all lifts from 12:30pm - your voucher may be exchanged at the ticket office from 12:15pm.


#4 - Beginners Lift Pass

For access to the beginner rope tows and platter lift. Can be upgraded to full mountain at anytime with an upgrade charge. Lifts are open from 9am - 4pm


#5 - First Timer Ski Package

Designed for first timers only. Includes a beginners lift pass, rental equipment and a first timer's 1 1/2 hour group lesson. Group lessons begin at 10:30am and 1:15pm Monday –Friday and 10am, 12:45pm and 2:15pm Saturday and Sunday and during July school holidays. The minimum age for a child to join a group Ski lesson is 5 years. Lesson numbers are limited get in early on the day to secure your spot or book your space. Please note we do not hire clothing.


#6 - First Timer Snowboard Package

Designed for first timers only. Includes a beginners lift pass, rental equipment and a first timer's 1 1/2 hour group lesson. Group lessons begin at 10:30am and 1:15pm Monday –Friday and 10am, 12:45pm and 2:15pm Saturday and Sunday and during July school holidays. The minimum age for a child to join a group Snowboard lesson is 8 years. Lesson numbers are limited get in early on the day to secure your spot or book your space. Please note we do not hire clothing.


#7 - Group Lessons

Group lessons begin at 10:30am, and 1:15pm Monday – Friday and 10am, 12:45pm and 2:15pm Saturday and Sunday and during July school holidays. Group lessons run for a duration of 1.5 hours. The minimum age for a child to join a group lesson is 5 years for skiing and 8 years for snowboarding. Lesson numbers are limited get in early on the day to secure your spot or book your space.


#8 - Full Mountain One Day Lift Pass

Access all lifts from 9am - 4pm. Valid for ONE DAY of lift access any day during the 2017 season.


Reviews


avatar - Jul 2016 -

JACINTA STOPFORTH

Our three children had the best day and the instructors were just awesome with them.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of arrival day, loss of 100% of the total booking price.