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Winter in Wanaka

Winter ushers in the spectacular snow sports possibilities in the Wanaka region. The ski season kicks off in mid-late June and runs through until early October.


Winter ushers in the spectacular snow sports possibilities in the Wanaka region.  The premier ski fields of Treble Cone and Cardrona along with New Zealand's only Nordic ski area, Snow Farm. are all within easy reach, making Edgewater a perfect base for winter adventure.  

The ultimate snow experience is heli-skiing and snowboarding.  The sky-piercing alps surrounding Wanaka beckon all winter long.

The world renowned ski resorts of Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are approximately one to one half hours drive away, near Queenstown.  Queenstown's international airport has numerous direct flights from the East Coast of Australia.  What could be easier!

All ski resorts in Wanaka and nearby Queenstown are open from mid/late-June until early October.  So don't delay making your plans and bookings.

After a long day of skiing or snowboarding, where better to rejuvenate than the welcoming warmth of Edgewater, Lake Wanaka.

Here are just a few services Edgewater offers for ski and snowboard guests:

  • Overnight ski tuning service
  • Rental deals with town ski shops
  • Ski rental concierge service
  • Gluewein and great apre ski atmosphere in the Wineglass Cafe
  • Ski drying room
  • Two 7 seater Sundance spas (undercover) plus sauna room
  • Parking right outside most rooms - convenient with all your gear
  • Ski resort, road and weather reports posted at reception and on your in-room phones each morning

For the non-skier, the crisp winter days are perfectly balanced by the southern warmth of our friendly staff. Relax by a roaring fire, and tantalise your taste buds with our seasonal menu. When it’s time to enjoy the outdoors, you can experience Wanaka’s clear winter skies and marvel at the sheer beauty of our snow-capped peaks. Whatever your activity choices, there is something to experience at Edgewater during the crisp winter months.

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