Mount Dobson sits on the southern end of the Two Thumb Range in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. The Mt Dobson Ski Field sits in a wide, sunny basin that collects fantastic powder and offers superb views and wicked trails.

Check the snow report for today’s snow conditions.

At the base of our lifts is the highest alpine car park in NZ (1725metres) 5500ft

Largest, Sunniest novice/Intermediate slope in New Zealand
Natural snow for all to enjoy
Natural 1/2 pipe — Shirley’s chute
Sunny 3km wide treeless basin
School Programmes
Special deals for all groups and first timers
Race training clinics by international instructors – talk with Adam, Ski School Director
Beginners packages and more for all ages to enjoy
More Mountain Statistics


If looking for transport to the Mt, we would suggest Snow Riders NZ: https://snowriders.nz/

Snowsports (Ski School)

We offer private and group lessons for skiers and snowboarders at all levels and will follow the NZSIA FUNdamentals programme: https://www.nzsia.org/fundamentals/


We have 300 sets of skis on mountain, including carving skis. We also have 50 snowboards available and protective equipment such as wrist guards. We also have a limited range of clothing for hire.


Relax in our Foote Rest Cafe. Underground Coffee, Fairlie Bakehouse pies plus a range of snacks, confectionary and cold drinks are available.