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Getting from Wanaka to Treble Cone

Treble Cone is the closest ski resort to Wanaka, located a short 29km / 30 minute scenic drive along the tranquil shores of Lake Wanaka. Free mountain parking available at the Base Lodge and at the bottom of the access road. If you're heading up to Treble Cone from Wanaka for one or several days, in addition to driving yourself there are the following transport options;

Wanaka to Treble Cone Map

Shuttle bus to Treble Cone

treble cone Express shuttle

The Treble Cone Express is NEW in 2016! From four different pick up and drop off locations situated around Wanaka, the Treble Cone Express departs for Treble Cone at 8am and 10am daily, and departs Treble Cone for return to Wanaka at 2pm and 4pm daily.

We are also offering a special to save with the Treble Cone Express by purchasing five day passes to travel on the Shuttle for $99 (for adults, see table below of other prices). The passes be used any day and no need to be used consecutively.  Valid for travel in the season of purchase. Please call or visit the town office for purchasing and booking +64 3 443 1406.

Uphill Departure Schedule   (for the 2017 season)
Depart TC Town Office (24 Dungarvon Street) 8:00 am 10:00 am
Wanaka Showgrounds Entrance (McDougall Street) 8:05 am 10:05 am
Edgewater Resort (Sargood Drive) 8:10 am 10:10 am
Wyndham Resort (Mount Aspiring Road) 8:15 am 10:15 am
Arrive at Treble Cone 8:45 am 10:45 am
Downhill Departure Schedule   (for the 2017 season)
Depart Treble Cone 2:00 pm    4:00 pm     
Wyndham Resort (Mount Aspiring Road) 2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Edgewater Resort (Sargood Drive) 2:35 pm 4:35 pm
Wanaka Showgrounds (Ardmore Street) 2:40 pm 4:40 pm
Arrive at Treble Cone Town Office (24 Dungarvon Street) 2:45 pm 4:45 pm
Shuttle PricingAdult ReturnChild ReturnSenior ReturnStudent Return
Bus Only $ 29 $ 17 $ 23 $ 23
Bus + Lift Pass $ 120 $ 64 $ 84 $ 94
Bus + Lift Pass & Rental $ 154 $ 91 $ 133 $ 143
Bus + Scenic Ride + Lunch^ $ 54 $ 42 $ 48 $ 48

^ Lunch: 1x Pizza Slice at Altitude Espresso and Pizza + Hot Drink included in Scenic Chairlift Ride.

* All transport subject to availability. No refund for missed bookings or unused days.


Booking Process

Transport on the Treble Cone Express shuttle service between Wanaka and the mountain can be booked through the following locations:

  • Treble Cone Wanaka Office: +64 3 443 1406 (Open 7am – 10am and 3pm – 6pm daily)
  • Guest Services at Treble Cone: +64 3 443 7443 (Open 8am – 4pm daily)
  • Wanaka iSite: +64 3 443 1233 (Open 8.30am – 6.30pm daily)

When booking a seat on this service you will be asked to select a date, a service (based on TC Town Office departure time) and a pick up location where you will board the bus. You must also select a downhill service departure time to ensure a seat is reserved for you.  If during your day at Treble Cone you’d like to change onto a different downhill departure time, please simply visit Guest Services on the mountain or phone +64 443 7443 to check availability.

Transport Specific TERMS & CONDITIONS
  • This service is operated by Go Bus Transport under contract to Treble Cone.
  • Alcohol must not be consumed on this service at any time.
  • Any date or service changes requested once a booking is completed will be subject to availability.
  • To ensure the Service remains on schedule, the bus will not be able to wait for customers who are not at their selected departure point at the departure time.
  • No refunds will be issued in the event a booked service is missed by the customer. If a seat exists on a later bus on the same day Guest Services may be able to re-schedule your booking.
  • Not transferable - in the case of either packaged items or the multi-day transport vouchers.
  • If you decide to leave the mountain by other means throughout the day, please notify Guest Services to avoid unnecessary Search and Rescue costs.
  • Any additional products such as a Lift Pass or Scenic Chairlift Ride packaged up with transport must be used on the same day as the transport.
  • Any pre-purchased transport vouchers not redeemed prior to the close of the Treble Cone snow season will not be refunded.
  • In the event Treble Cone is ‘closed’ or ‘on hold’ on the day of a booked service the booking may be moved to another day.

NEW Treble Cone Express Shuttle Service


  • Flying BusFlying Bus
    0800 359 745

    Pickup anywhere in Wanaka or Albert town.


Wanaka / Albert Town Accommodation* (return) 8am $ 34
Treble Cone 4pm n/a
3 Ride Special - Wanaka to Treble Cone (Return)   $ 90
Pickup and drop of at your Wanaka / Albert Town accommodation

  • WTT mountain transferThe Black Van - Luxury Transport
    Booking: 0800 874 537

    Luxury 4WD vehicle carrying up to 7 passengers + ski gear. Times to suit your schedule.
Mountain Transfer ServiceAdultChildFamily
Treble Cone (Return) - Daily Rate $ 50 $ 38 $ 165
Treble Cone (Return) - 5 Day Multi Rate $ 245 $ 170 $ 820
Treble Cone (Return) EXCLUSIVE (1-7 pax) POA    
Child - up to 15 years of age (must be accompanied by an adult). Family - 2 adults & 2 children.
Pick-up & drop-off at your Wanaka accommodation

  • Wanaka Ski ConciergeWanaka Concierge
    +64 27 390 2152

    Wanaka's premium hassle-free private transfer service from your Wanaka accommodation to Treble Cone and to/from Queenstown Airport.                                                                                                                      


Private Mountain Transfer ServicePer Vehicle
Treble Cone (Return) From NZ$ POA
Maximum of 6 people per vehicle

Skilink Logo Kiwi Discovery

Wanaka* (return) 8:45am $ 52
Treble Cone 4pm  
Wanaka pickup in front of YHA (Purple Cow)

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