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The Remarkables Ski Area

Address: Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 442 4615
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$224*
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Grand Circle Helicopter Flight from Queenstown
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Ranked #103 of 202 Activities in Queenstown
Type: Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Rock climbing, Skiing
Owner description: Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and...
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Type: Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Rock climbing, Skiing
Owner description: Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for beginners and challenging for the more experienced.
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Seattle, Washington
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143 reviews 143 reviews
32 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We were there in summer, but it did not make a difference. There are several lookouts set up on the road up the mountain. The views down into Queenstown are phenomenal and should not be missed.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

ok, for a traveller from europe and USA, and japan... it's a really small ski station... there is 4 lifts in total, but every local will enjoy skiing there cause we know by hurt every slopes and we can enjoy doing the snow park again and again and again! a tourist will be bored after a day there, but when... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you like panoramic views and don't mind a bit of driving on dirt roads, this is one drive you shouldn't miss. We didn't drive all the way to the ski area, choosing to stop at the first trig point (geodetic marker) we arrived at, less than half way up the range. This point sits right on the Queenstown end... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Gorgeous but not really a family friendly mountain. Too busy with serious skiers and snow boarders. We weren't even allowed to go on the Ski Lifts for a look around up the mountain. I would definitely recommend Coronet Peak for a more family fun snow day.

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Incline Village, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The mountain range around here truly is remarkable and there is a lot of terrain to explore. I do agree that it was kind of confusing where to go. At the time I went, there wasn't a whole lot of snow on the slopes, but I found a steep bowl off to the right that was really fun to drop... More 

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My first time skiing was in August at the Remarkables, we took our campervan up there on the first day. Although we made it up there with snow chains on it wasn't easy given that there had been fresh snow and an avalanche the night before. The second and third days we took the bus up, a lot of the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have mixed feelings about The Remarkables. Firstly it is very popular so it's always packed with people, which makes the lift queues longer. Also, their terrain maps aren't up to date and it was a little confusing to figure out where I should go. As a beginner/intermediate snowboarder this was slightly important for me. I tried out one of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

For newbies and beginners this is a great place to start. Goto SKI NZ and book everything inc lessons (at least 2). You'll arrive on the mountain after 45-60 minutes in a bus (sometimes the driver will give a good local history lesson - enjoyed) and you'll be shepherded into getting all your gear and taught how to ski!! If... More 

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Tarneit, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Another amazing Queenstown ski area! "The Remarks" is my favorite. Great open bowl type skiing! Vast terrian... Lots of off piste! Lots of upgrades happening up there at the moment, so it will only get better!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

great slopes and runs helpful staff a very good starting point and then go on to bigger and better fields a good place for all the family

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