New Zealand Skiing Holidays

  02/03/11 17:16, by , Categories: Mt Hutt, Introduction

If you love winter sports, snow skiing, snowboarding, you should seriously consider a New Zealand winter vacation. New Zealand is in the southern hemisphere, so those of you in the northern hemisphere can ski starting in June and in some parts of New Zealand, the skiing and snowboarding lasts until late October and even longer, depending on what part of New Zealand you decide to visit.

People in New Zealand are friendly and welcoming. Not only will you receive a warm welcome from the locals, you will also enjoy the exciting outdoor activities available, and the wonderful culture surrounding your entire visit. Generally, English is spoken everywhere in New Zealand. The skiing is done up in the mountains, so after skiing you can go back down the mountain for a game of golf or fish in one of the beautiful, clear lakes available.

New Zealand is breathtakingly beautiful with picturesque scenery and snowy mountains. Winter brings clear blue skies that are perfect for your day skiing at one of their world-class ski resorts. Another bright side to skiing in New Zealand is that there are very few trees in the ski areas, which is good if you are inclined to run into trees while skiing or snowboarding. From beginner slopes to steep and thrilling slopes for those more adventurous, New Zealand is a skier's paradise.

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Mt Hutt

  02/03/11 17:11, by , Categories: Ski Fields, Mt Hutt

Mt. Hutt ski field is in the Southern Alps west of the Canterbury Plains on the South Island of New Zealand near the town of Methven. It boasts the largest area for skiing on the South Island. Mt. Hutt is only about an hour and a half from Christchurch New Zealand, where you will find the major international airport in the region.

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Queenstown

  02/03/11 16:53, by , Categories: Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand is a hub for the surrounding ski fields. This lovely alpine resort sits on the shores of the beautifully clear Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by breathtaking Remarkables mountain range. The Queenstown area is believed to be one of the most beautiful areas of Otago.

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Near Queenstown

  02/03/11 16:52, by , Categories: Ski Fields, Queenstown

Queenstown is one of the main snowboarding and skiing destinations in New Zealand and there are several ski areas and facilities close by. Most of the facilities offer snowmaking and snow grooming. All New Zealand ski fields also have snowboarding areas. Each ski field is unique in its own right, offering a variety of terrain and services. The choice is difficult because no matter where you go in New Zealand the skiing and snowboarding are world class.

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Mt. Ruapehu

  02/03/11 16:50, by , Categories: Ski Fields, Mt. Ruapehu

Mount Ruapehu is a beautiful volcanic landscape located centrally on the North Island. Mt. Ruapehu is the largest mountain on the North Island and located in the Tongariro National Park. It has the largest ski field in New Zealand, with two main ski fields, Whakapapa and Turoa. Mt. Ruapehu is full of unparalleled beauty and a great area for mountain biking and hiking through the natural splendour of the area.

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