Mt Dobson Ski Area


Ski and ride at Mt Dobson for natural dry powder snow, trails for all abilities and a huge learners area with all day sun and wide open uncrowded runs. A great balance of groomed trails and off piste for the more adventurous. There is a large area of developed trails and miles of fresh untracked snow.

* Easily Accessible off the Queenstown-Christchurch Highway.

* Easy, safe road

* Big mountain

* Variety of trails



Mt Dobson We welcome skiers, riders, sledders and sightseers. On the mountain, there is a full range of facilities. With a cosy and warm cafe, equipment and clothing rental and a Snow School with a team of international instructors who are passionate about skiing and boarding, you have everything you need on the mountain. Check out Lake Tekapo to soak up the local culture, try the restaurants and find a place to stay.



The 15km drive to the carpark road begins right off State Highway 8, the Christchurch-Queenstown route, making Mt Dobson easily accessible. The road is suitable for most camper vans, small cars, buses etc. We are also en route from Mt Hutt to Coronet Peak, Queenstown and Wanaka.


Our mountain shuttle operates all July school holidays, then weekends. Bookings essential. Departs Fairlie BP at 8.45am and bottom of mountain road at 9am. Adults $35 return. Kids and youths up to aged 17, $25. Departs Ski Area at 3.45pm. To book call the Ski Area on 03 281 5509 before 4pm or James on +64 21 941033 up until 7pm.