Cardrona is New Zealand’s fun and family friendly ski resort with the most reliable snow conditions in the region. Its high elevation and southerly aspect mean dry natural snow is plentiful, which is further enhanced by snow making facilities. Cardrona is the perfect place for beginners and intermediates, with NZ’s only combined gondola chairlift, easy-to-use surface lifts,specialised beginner packages and plenty of wide open trails spread over three basins. If you’re up for a challenge, you’ll find it in Arcadia, with with secret powder stashes, chutes and cliff drops. Cardrona is home to the NZ Park & Pipe Team & offers the most extensive terrain park facilities in the Southern Hemisphere with four terrain parks, two half pipes and a gravity-cross course. Boasting six distinctly different cafes, fully licensed kid’s centres, on-mountain accommodation, retail; ski, snowboard and telemark lessons; and a fully equipped rental department, Cardrona is pure gold.