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The Remarkables Ski Area

Queenstown, New Zealand
64 3 442 4615
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Ranked #19 of 36 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

"Green" runs aren't suitable at all for beginners and are very short. Nowhere really to go and practice your skills in a safe area. Learners area conveyor lift is also access to main building so always packed. Snow quality was poor compared to other resorts visited. Overall, save some money and go to Cardrona. Much better value, better snow, better... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Can go wrong its a beautiful view driving up to the remarkables it only takes about 30 mins to get up there. And i love the runs!! they have a day care you can put our little ones in for the day so you can go down the runs without a care

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

For learners this may be easier as their are more exciting green runs than Coronet Peak. There are quite a few learners on some of the main runs. The cafeteria had limited choice and is expensive. The chair lifts need plastic bubbles like they do in Canada and Japan. The wind was really cold on the long slow lifts. One... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This mountain has a great park with varied difficulties from the beginner park to the more intermediate/advanced park. The runs are challenging and steep. although the only downside I have found each year has been the lift lines are usually a lot longer than Coronet Peak and this year with the opening of Curvey Basin the carpark fills up ridiculously... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The staff here are fantastic. I like it much better than Coronet Peak. The cafe area is a bit crowded, but I think the whole setup is going to be rebuilt by next season.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Best mountain for skiing for closeness to Queenstown. Amazing views, both from the skiing area and from the drive up/down the mountain. Really good field for beginners.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

First time visiting in Queenstown NZ. Purchasing ticket: this could be purchase in the city or in remarkable. The ticket / card is either for ski lessons, renting equipment, using chair lift, and other services. Transportation: Via bus, 4WD, or own car, it takes atleast 30mins to 1hr (depends on traffic) parking isnt easy. Skiing: fully recommended for first timers.... More

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

beautiful ski resort, straight off the bus onto the beginners run, then not too far to chair lifts/restaurant, everything very well organised and staff friendly and helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Good facilities for being on mountain tops. Little bit expensive for hire and food so pack a lunch and pre arrange to hire your gear. Fun times but snowboarding wasn't for me!

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Dated facilites, difficult to store personal belongings, limited food and drink options, not easy to reach the base building from the bus drop-off, ski school facilities not brilliant.

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