Ski Area Status Opening On Weather Sunny, with Unlimited visibility. Road Closed Temperature 4° Full Mountain Report
SKI, RIDE, PLAY!
Mt Dobson Ski Area will be opening in early July 2021. Earlybird season passes will be available soon! We welcome skiers, riders, sledders and sightseers. To keep up to date with the latest news and offers, sign up for our newsletter here. You can also follow us on Facebook.
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.
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.
AWESOME SKIING AND RIDING!
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.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED!
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.
SUMMER AND OUT OF WINTER SEASON USE OF MT DOBSON SKI AREA (MDSA) ROAD
Please note the following conditions apply
Access is to the Conservation park boundary
Use of road is between 9am and 430pm , Monday – Friday
Road passes through operating farms , please show due respect
Stay on formed road
Leave gates as found
No lighting fires
Carrying firearms requires express permission of Cloudy peaks Station.
To obtain permission, please email the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org five working days notice is required
Alternate access is via Firewood Stream creek bed. Car Parking is available at the picnic area adjacent to Fairlie – Tekapo Highway