Cardrona Hotel

Wanaka Skydiving

Cardrona Bike Park

Cardrona Alpine Resort

Lake Wanaka

Most Popular Cardrona Activities

Discover the top Cardrona adventure activities & things to do all year round that can make your trip a memory for life. Adventure and relaxation - we offer it all. Nestled against the backdrop of Cardrona Valley's magnificent ski fields and a minutes’ walk to the famous Cardrona Hotel with its great food and relaxed atmosphere. Our accommodation is close to the Cardrona Distillery, Cardrona Alpine Resort and Cardrona Snow Farm.

Skiing at the Cardrona Alpine Resort

Skiing at the Cardrona Alpine Resort

Cardrona Alpine Resort provides a superb skiing and snowboarding experience, and the best thing is, it is right outside your doorstep!

Cardrona is open for skiing until October at Cardrona Ski Resort. Drop your gear and head to slopes with skiing minutes away.

Adventures in Summer

Do you want to see more of New Zealand's stunning scenery? The famous Milford Track and stunning Doubtful Sound scenery is the perfect adventure and not far from Cardrona.

Queenstown is a scenic drive away and provides many activities, ranging from intense Jet boating on Lake Wakatipu, shopping, excellent restaurants and bars, or take a relaxed adventure on the TSS Enslaw Steamship Cruise, which is over 100 years old!

For the more adrenalin loving, you have the opportunity to skydive, bungee jump, paraglide and hang-glide - all while seeing the stunning Queenstown landscape!


Top Cardrona Adventure Activities

Cardrona in Summer

In Cardrona, experience the thrill of Cardrona Carting, high up on the Mountain.

Quadbike or horse-riding tours are both exciting ways to see more of Cardrona.

Wine Tours: Check out Appellation Central Wine Tours.

Discover the most popular adventures to try during your stay in Cardrona

Sky diving in Queenstown

Bungee jumping in Queenstown

Extreme Activities

We are located just 30 minutes from Queenstown - the Adventure Capital of New Zealand! Some of the extreme activities you can do here include:



Bungee Jumping & Swing

White Water Rafting

Rally Driving and Karting

Abseiling, Rapelling & Glacier


Jet Boating & Hydro Attack

River Surfing