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Treble Cone, Wanaka NZ is the largest ski field in the Queenstown Southern Lakes District, accessing 550ha of rideable terrain. Covering a leg burning 700m of vertical, Treble Cone is recognised for its long runs and uncrowded piste and off-piste trails.

Resort Operation Details
Season Dates for the 2018 season* 23 June - 23 September 2018
Home Basin Express, Platter, Carpet 9am – 4pm
Saddle Basin Quad Chair 9.30am - 3.30pm
Café Operation Hours 8am – 4:30pm
* Tentative dates - Subject to final confirmation
Weather conditions permitting. See daily Snow Report for current mountain status.
Resort Area 
Ski Area Size 550ha (1,359 acres)
Summit Elevation 2088m (6,850ft)
Lift Elevation 1960m (6,430ft)
Base Elevation 1260m (4,110ft)
Lift Serviced Vertical Drop 700m (2,321ft)
Longest Run 4km (2.5 miles)
Beginner Terrain 10%
Intermediate Terrain 45%
Advanced Terrain 45%
Terrain Parks Jazz Park & Jazz Kid’s Fun Trail

For TWO consecutive years (2013 & 2014), Treble Cone has been awarded 'NZ'S BEST SKI AREA' at the World Ski Awards.

  Lift & Snowmaking Details
6 Seater Express Chairlift Home Basin Express
Quad Chairlift Saddle Quad
Surface Platter Nice‘n’Easy Platter
Magic Carpet Beginner Magic Carpet
Total Lift Capacity 4,500 people per hour
Snowmaking 50ha (123 acres)
Snow Grooming 2 x Kassbohrer PB400 winch kats

TC Mountain Stats Trail Map

largest ski resort in the South Island

Treble Cone, the largest ski area in NZ’s South Island, is famous for its long un-crowded groomed runs, legendary off-piste terrain and unrivalled views over Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps.

For beginner skiers and snowboarders, Treble Cone provides lift access to the ‘Nice n’ Easy’ surface lifts located alongside the comforts of the Base lodge and café and the convenience of a fully kitted ski and snowboard rental shop. Smooth your progression with a discounted  First Timer Package including beginner lift access, a group lesson, ski or snowboard hire and a scenic chairlift ride.

Treble Cone, Wanaka NZ - Riding Upper High Street with friends

For intermediate skiers and snowboarders, Treble Cone’s massive 700m of vertical, the longest in the Queenstown Southern Lakes District, makes space for some of New Zealand’s longest groomed trails including the 4km High Street / Easy Rider leg burner. For the best view over Lake Wanaka, cruise Raffles Run, a wide blue groomed trail accessed from the Saddle Basin chairlift. For the more adventurous, head down Saddle Back for a taste of Treble Cone’s famous off-piste terrain.

If it is advanced terrain you are after, the Saddle Basin and Summit Slopes are a playground of open powder faces, natural half pipes and fun drops. Or for the Export skier and snowboard, the Motatapu Chutes are a unique way of exploring the backcountry within the boundaries of patrolled and protected ski area.

No matter what level of skier or snowboarder you are, Treble Cone creates a real New Zealand snow experience that will have you grinning ear to ear.