Wonderful Times await you in the All-Star’s New Zealand Powder Tour
Recently we had a chance to review the snowboard holidays and ski holidays in New Zealand. We found the unique travel company to be one of New Zealand’s foremost tour companies: All-Star Adventures.
Listed below is a look at the Powder Storming New Zealand tour that the All-Star Adventures provides to skiers and snowboarders:
From August 23 to September 1, 2014, All-Star Adventures will take you to the middle Earth. However, the journey isn’t about a magical ring or journeying towards Mount Doom. It is a trip of your life across world-class ski and snowboard terrain and untracked powder snow!
Even Mr. Frodo Baggins will be jealous of you if he discovers about the adventure that awaits you on the best ski and snowboard trip to the Queenstown – Wanaka region.
Your first stop takes you to the impressive town of Wanaka. Get settled in your comfy accommodation and go on a tour out and about before settling in for an excellent evening meal in one of Wanaka’s popular spots. Wanaka is home to the top skiing destinations on the planet.
Treble Cone is recognized as the top and the largest ski field area in the Southern Island of New Zealand. In addition, it has the lengthiest vertical drop at 700 meters. Not for the newbies, it has the highest ratio of black runs in the country. On the flip side, Cardrona (another stop on All-Star’s tour), is known as a preferred place to go for family destinations and beginners because of its groomed slopes. After having a day of exciting activities, sit back and appreciate the freshly baked cookies, homemade ice cream or a beer while you’re watching the best movie in town only in Cinema Paradiso.
The nightlife in Wanaka is packed with vigor. Celebrated bars like: Shooters Bar, Red Rock and Fitzpatrick’s Irish pub provide you with after-dinner shots and live entertainment.
Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital, has probably the most heart stopping escapades you’ll ever experience that include: bungee jumping, paragliding, zip lining, skydiving, cat skiing, heli skiing, jet boating and many more.
Visit top class ski resorts like Coronet Peak (the country’s first commercial ski field) and The Remarkables. If it isn’t good enough, heli skiing that will fly you over the magnificent Southern New Zealand Alps is included in this tour. The powder hound in you will certainly love the experience of skiing down the virgin snow covering the Southern Alps of New Zealand.
And for the best treat on your tour, All-Star Adventures will bring you to the Northern regions. This is the location where The Lord of the Rings was filmed. Do you wish to go where the famous Hobitton was set? Ever thought the spot that the Gardens of Isengard is located? Do you know that Edoras — Rohan’s main city — was built on Ashton district’s Mount Sunday?
All-Star Adventures New Zealand Powder Tour offers the best offer at the most affordable cost. Have a look at the bang for the buck available to you: relaxed accommodations, a group size not more than 10, warm and friendly local guides, ten days of adventure on snow, a 1:6 coach to client ratio, daily ground transport including airport pick-up and drop-off, heli serviced terrain and excellent meals of two breakfasts and two dinners. The tour has also included a free Rainforest Exploration.
So, what are you waiting? The tour boasts a once-in-a lifetime adventure with amazing locations, warm and friendly folks, great places to see, great tasting food and fun activities you’ll never find anywhere else.
The Top Snowboarding and Skiing Destinations in New Zealand
If you are planning to go to New Zealand, you should check out its fabulous ski and snowboarding holiday resorts based around Queensland and Wanaka region.
If you are prepared to check out the ski and snowboarding resorts of New Zealand, better start with these four astounding areas.
As the leading tour company for ski holidays in New Zealand, All Star Adventures takes visitors to each of these resorts and more throughout their famous Powder Storming New Zealand Ski and Snowboard Tour. It is the ski and snowboard holiday tour that the company delivers for all skiers and snowboarders out there – no matter what skill they might have.
The Coronet Peak is the country’s 1st business ski field. It is a top rated getaway from the time of its opening in 1947. A swift 20 minute travel from Queenstown will take you to one of New Zealand’s most well established ski field. It provides numerous terrain and is not as packed as Remarkables. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth a visit.
It’s the home of the Queenstown Winter Festival as well as the New Zealand Winter Games. The fun doesn’t stop around this place since you can ski from morning (First Tracks) till night (Night Skiing). It boasts the country’s largest fully-automated snowmaking system with 213 snow guns.
Looking to visit with the family? You’ll be glad to find out that kids aged six and younger will get day lift passes at zero cost.
Coronet Peak is open from June 7 until September 30.
The Remarkables is known as a mountain range and ski field found in Otago, South Island of New Zealand. The ski area has three mountain bowls covering 540 acres with six lifts. The Remarkables has three terrain parks as well as a snow tubing for children. It covers 220 hectares of skiable area with diverse terrains designed for beginners to advanced skiers. The snowboard lessons are high quality that will make you feel confident. Expect a greater and much better resort when it opens its doors on the 21st of June. It will highlight a double snowmaking capability, a broader car park and many more trails for starters.
Cardrona Alpine Resort
Situated on a high altitude, it promises the most reliable snow condition in the Queensland-Wanaka region. It is the region’s second largest ski area — covering 345 hectares of dry, powdery snow and broad, groomed slopes. Cardrona Alpine Resort is known for a good range of terrain like: green runs for learners and varied blue runs for intermediate skiers. For novices, access the newly designed Cardrona beginner’s slopes, available via a state-of-the art “magic carpet” lifts. It’s got seven terrain parks made up of two half pipes, four parks plus a gravity cross course – suitable for skiers and snowboarders who love terrain parks.
The Cardona Alpine resort will open on June 20.
Let’s talk about extremes. The Treble Cone has got the longest vertical rise at 4 kilometers as well as the region’s largest ski area at 550 hectares. Snowboarders and skiers will surely like its field complete with varying chutes, bowls and drops. The terrain is exceptional that the Austrian national ski team made it an off-season training ground. Never to be left behind, the place supplied large and well-groomed trails for beginners and intermediates alike.
The resort has some cool amenities including a free surface lift for newbies and a day’s worth of backpacking to small terrain areas. The resort will open on June 26.