Coronet Peak adds Wednesday night skiing this season

A wine on hump day is pretty standard, but this winter you can have it mulled, at Coronet Peak. The popular Queenstown ski field...

New chairlifts, terrain and après for Queenstown this ski season

This is definitely Queenstown's year. The South Island resort town is already a Mecca for skiers and snowboarders, but 2019 takes the offerings up a...

Camp in an ‘igloo’ and ski tour New Zealand’s backcountry

A Geo Dome Heli Camp has been set up in the McKerrow Range as a base for guided ski touring activities over winter and...

Wanaka gets a makeover

Lake Wanaka Tourism has unveiled an exciting new brand evolution. Creative Director, Andrew Englisch was engaged to lead the project, working with the team...

Expanded snowmaking for Treble Cone

PRESS RELEASE: Treble Cone is proud to announce that a new snowmaking system will be in place for the 2017 season. The new hardware...

Jucy opens new pod hotel in Queenstown in time for ski...

A new, low cost hotel capable of accommodating hundreds of visitors a night has opened in one of the country’s fastest growing tourist centres. The...

The new luxury super yacht hotel experience in Queenstown

Queenstown's luxe Eichardt's Private Hotel will now offer a luxury nautical option on Lake Wakatipu after acquiring The Pacific Jemm. The 24-metre Falcon 80 S...

Insider Guide to Queenstown New Zealand from local Damian Chapparo

American expat, Damian Chaparro, is the co-founder of Aro Hā wellness retreat in Glenorchy near Queenstown. The software executive turned yogic entrepreneur runs hiking style...

Single and ready to chairlift mingle

SnowsBest sent a guy and a girl to Coronet Peak's Chairlift Date Night to find love. this is what they came back with. You might...

Locals that Love Queenstown & Wanaka: Elysia Gibb

Elysia Gibb has come a long way from sleeping in a tent at Treble Cone to feed her snow addiction. She now has one...

Ski New Zealand like a pro – the best advanced runs...

Hunting for the steep and deep? Bored by anything that’s not a black or a double-black run? Lucky for you, New Zealand has some...

Overnight winter cruise launches at Milford Sound

Fiordland’s luxury cruise operator Fiordland Discovery is preparing to launch Milford Sound’s only overnight winter cruise.  The boutique cruise operator – which offers unrivalled access...

New Zealand’s secret ski field you need to know about

I had heard rumours of an active volcano in New Zealand that doubled as a ski field long before I saw it for myself....

Aussie expat Nick Frame’s guide to the best of Wanaka, New...

Wanaka, New Zealand - where the lake meets the mountains and offers up a little slice of paradise. With both Treble Cone and Cardrona...

When is too early to get excited for snow?

Expect snow in New Zealand this week. Yep, this week. One of our Facebook devotees alerted us to the snow forecast in New Zealand. Yes,...

Stuck in a ski rut? Sofa Ski Camp can fix that

I am the ultimate intermediate skier with really bad habits - or so I found out when I enrolled into Klaus Mair’s Sofa Ski...

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