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Address: Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 442 4615
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Activities: Rock climbing, Skiing
Description: Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for...
Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for beginners and challenging for the more experienced.
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Grand Circle Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

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Gorgeous Views and Fantastic Snow

We took a private bus up to the ski fields which was about 1 hr from Queenstown. Trip was beautiful - loads of snow capped mountains. We hired gear from the mountain but would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We took a private bus up to the ski fields which was about 1 hr from Queenstown. Trip was beautiful - loads of snow capped mountains. We hired gear from the mountain but would recommend NOT to do that - the lines were ridiculously long and took us well over 1 hr to get all our ski passes and gear.... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

The drive up was great. It took a long time but worth it. The views from up the top were amazing to say the least

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
24 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

You need to come up here to appreciate the absolute superb views of the area even if you are not a skier . It started to snow heavily before we had tired of looking across the valley and getting our fill of the mountains,....aptly named!!!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is my favorite ski field, perfect location from town not too far. It has an awesome ice bar at the top of the first ski lift made out of the snow. Runs are fun and challenging. Ski instructors are awesome and they have great programs for children. Excellent customer service.

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

In balmier weather this is still a good place to visit, as it offers extraordinary views of Queenstown below. Currently the road is undergoing repairs, so access to the summit is impossible via car, but it is still worth a trip up to the first lookout, especially given its close proximity to the town.

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A well managed, friendly ski field that is good for beginners and intermediate skiers. The ski school is good - I took private lessons. Food options are good and affordable.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a great ski area, much preferred over Coronet Peak. Excellent for beginners and experts alike, brand new ski lift recently built. So close to Queenstown with a scenic drive up the mountains, definitely need a 4WD to get up there in winter time, or the bus...either way get up there early to avoid the rush, also check the... More 

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Queenstown
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I absolutely love this ski area, I first learnt to ski here many years ago when visiting and now that I live here it is where I live on my days off, although it wasn't the best season snow wise, I still thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it with my favourite runs coming from the top of curvey !! Only... More 

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NZSki, General Manager at The Remarkables Ski Area, responded to this review

Great to hear how much you love The Remarkables and all the improvements. The new building is on track to be ready for our planned opening date of June 20th - don't miss it. Thanks, NZSki More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Such an amazing ski field for the kids all the way through to the most experienced skier. We made the crucil error though of driving oursleves up the mountain in our crappy hire car... I have never been so scared in my life. It is a slippery as hell and the edge is just a shear drop off of what... More 

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The ski slopes were great. A snow storm blew in that day so visibility was not good for some of the runs. It is a bit further from town than Coronet Peak so requires more time in your planning.

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