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The Remarkables Ski Area

Queenstown, New Zealand
64 3 442 4615
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Ranked #19 of 37 Attractions in Queenstown
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Mountains
Activities: Rock climbing, Skiing
Description: Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for beginners and challenging for the more experienced.
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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

As they have opened a new chairlift, it gives this park a feeling you now have a decent length run and enough terrain to explore. When the new base opens in 2015, it will be a great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We were very lucky to go on a beautiful sunny day! Skiing was great fun, I would recommend the package deal with lessons if its your first time (snow gear inc) the kids 2&4 had a ball in the creche provided and out in the snow. Food was average but the views were 'remarkable'

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great ride up in the 'truck'. Everyone had lots of fun despite the poor snow season. Biggest negative is standing in line to get down at the end of the day, but they do warn you so you can plan accordingly.

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Victoria, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Fantastic spot for beginners and lots of great options for all other levels. Everything at your fingertips, terrific instructors, bus shuttle service is outstanding. A brilliant day out.

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Auckland
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8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had 4 glorious sunny days, 3 spent up The Remarkables skiing. Snow was great, not icy. Short runs tho, but good enough for me as hadn't skied in 3 years. Great for intermediate skiers. The cafe served the ultimate in fresh choc/coconut muffins, best ever award from us!! And we saw four kea's (birds) in the carpark, just like... More

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Perisher Valley, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The magic carpet is a great spot for beginners and it seemed no lift ticket was required. Though wish we had known this prior to purchasing our three day lift passes, since I was teaching my partner how to snowboard for the first time. Whilst there I noticed some plans for a new terminal at the base. Would encourage a... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We have skied in Canada, Europe and New Zealand and without doubt, 'The Remarks' is the friendliest place to visit. This was our 3rd holiday to Queenstown and the 2nd for a skiing holiday. Some of the staff remembered us from our trip 2 years ago! Our daughter (who has special needs) stayed in the crèche and the staff there,... More

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I've been to The Remarkables a few times before, and it remains my favourite. They've opened a new area this season (Curvy Basin), and will be building a new base area shortly. Although it hadn't snowed since 21st August, the slopes were well-groomed at the start of the day, and they softened nicely around lunchtime. Food in the restaurant was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our Last day before heading home we decided to head to the Remarkables. The night & morning of our visit they had the best snow fall of the season. It was a good bus trip up the mountain and not as long as we thought. There are plans to do the main area up which looks great from the designs.... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What a fantastic ski area. The trails were the best groomed ones I have ever been on I think! They had lots of faces to explore, the lift attendants were great, and the lifts fast and comfortable. I loved the foot rests on their new chair! The loop tunnel was heaps of fun, and they seemed to cater to everyone.... More

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