Here’s a collection of information to help you plan your trip and make your stay a smooth and happy one:


Find us on State Highway 8 between Lake Tekapo and Fairlie.


A list of accommodation providers in the area, plus resources for finding hotels, motels, B&B and farmstays in the Kimbell, Fairlie and Lake Tekapo Districts.

Access Road

Mt Dobson has one of the easiest access roads in the country. 15 km long and maintained to a high standard it is suitable for both buses and motorhomes. When chains are required they may be hired from the Ski Shack in Fairlie.

Mountain Shuttle Van

To book your seat on the shuttle van, Phone the the Ski Area on +64 3 281 5509 before 4pm the day before. The shuttle departs from BP petrol station in Fairlie at 8.45am and the Mt Dobson Ski Area access road gate at 9.00am.

First Timers

Basic information to help you get started ski and snowboarding at Mt Dobson.


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