Treble Cone Ski Area

Treble Cone Ski Area


9 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

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The South Island's Largest Ski Area
REAL views
REAL groomers
REAL terrain
REAL progress


Treble Cone is largest ski area in the South Island

Treble Cone offers a real new Zealand snow experience. Long uncrowded slopes, legendary off piste terrain and unrivaled views.

This expansive mountain has the longest vertical rise in the Southern Lakes with far reaching boundaries spread over two large basins. Mother nature has taken care of the terrain sculpting fun gullies, wide faces and exciting undulating runs.

Treble Cone is a mountain that welcomes all snow lovers. Friendly faces and top notch service allow visitors to take control of their day and make it truly memorable!

- Closest ski area to Wanaka
- Off-piste skiing
- Free beginner lift and dedicated beginner area
- The view over Lake Wanaka
- Snowsports Intensive Ski Improvement Courses
- TC Cat
- Nor'west powder days
- Sheltered and sunny learners slope
- The Challenge


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South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka Township


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Theo Macer's avatar

Theo Macer


Ranking: 7/10

Not quite up to global standards but the views and the cheeky kea made up for it. Great off piste and atmosphere on the slope and cafe, try not to go in the school holidays as there are only three lifts.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

Christian's avatar



Ranking: 9/10

Not for beginners. Free lift for learners for a small ski area. Stunning view.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Lea Watterson


Ranking: 9/10

Amazing views, challenging terrain. Buildings and bathrooms could be updated.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

Steve Kaminski's avatar

Steve Kaminski

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome facilities and terrain.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

Treble Cone Ski Area responds:

Thanks Steve. Glad you had a great time. We hope to see you again.

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Rory Seaton

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Good snow, great views good price.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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ScotOnTour's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 1/10

Very poor quality snow - heavy and sugary on the only return route to the car park. Our single run was one of the worst of my life. It was also the most expensive at $97 as our single use of one lift at Treble Cone meant we couldn't use our passes at Cardrona that day.

Do yourselves a favour and go to Cardrona instead - much better terrain for a mixed ability group.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Treble Cone Ski Area responds:

Hi Scott. I am sorry you had such a poor experience at Treble Cone. We had some great snow this season (2013), especially in the higher altitude Saddle Basin which had 3m plus most the season. But, like all weather dependent activities, conditions are not always optimal or controllable as it would seem in your case, although on these days we put an extra emphasis on things like grooming to help improve your experience. We hope you come back and visit another time and let Treble Cone's amazing terrain (and hopefully improved snow conditions) blow you away.

Snow_Ju's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing natural terrain and mountain playground for snow lovers. The view is totally unrivalled!! Awesome relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in September 2010

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Sarah Smith

Ranking: 8/10

learnt to snow board - excellent fun and a great mountain.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in November 2009