The Southern Alps above lakeside Queenstown promise adventure and thrills for winter sports lovers. Hit the ski slopes, cruise Lake Wakatipu’s turquoise surface, hike mountains to alpine viewpoints or just bliss out in a hot spring. Whether you’re after a high-energy experience or a chilled winter holiday, you’ll find a Queenstown ski resort to suit your needs.
You can hide away in an alpine lodge surrounded by evergreens, or treat yourself to lakeside luxury in a spa resort. Take your pick of catered suites, private terraces with hot tubs, personal butler services and menus crafted from produce plucked from on-site orchards. Many hotels offer shuttle services to and from the ski runs, making it simple to mix up your winter thrills and lakeside chills.