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Mount Dobson Ski Area

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Excellent Staff and Facilities

Arriving in the chilly mornings, it was a splendid afternoon spent boarding on this amazing Mount... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
First timer!

First time skiing and first time being on a ski field. For a beginner, I had a great experience and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 Alloway Street, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
+64 3-685 8039
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Arriving in the chilly mornings, it was a splendid afternoon spent boarding on this amazing Mount! Highly recommended!! Equipment and lessons are available so dont worry and just book a trip up :D

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KiewH1
Reviewed 6 August 2018

First time skiing and first time being on a ski field. For a beginner, I had a great experience and loved being at Mt Dobson. The weather was sunny with no wind and the views were amazing. Not too busy and enjoyed every minute up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emilyalice
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Spent an afternoon in July school holidays. Filed had hardly anyone on it and there were no lines for any of the lifts. Ski field had ideal pistes for our family of beginner/intermediate skiers. Straight to the intermediate runs which were wide and well groomed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Chchfamily2014
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We went up the field just to watch the kids having a go. It's a great road in and for the kids it was perfect. We watched for about an hour and then left. The only thing I would complain about is the same people...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shona M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Family of five had a great day skiing up Mount Dobson today. No crowds good snow on main runs. Staff were friendly and helpful. We hired gear up mountain its recently been up graded so was awesome. Totally recommend this ski field for family day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rayanne72
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Fantastic day skiing the uncrowded, friendly slopes of Mt Dobson. Plenty of variety of runs for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiiers both on the T-Bar and under the long chairlift. Had a great day and wish we could go back. Thanks also to the staff...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank toscanunan
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Mt Dobson is one of the most enjoyable skifields I have visited in NZ. The runs are lovely and wide, there are no queues, and it's not crowded at all. Unlike the big commercial skifields, there isn't a big fancy restaurant, or any of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JessFree
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Mid week and Bluebird day so just perfect with no queues. We decided to go to Mt Dobson as they had a Ladies Half Price day so great value. Chairlift and T-bar lifts with 24cm new snow so couldn't ask for more. Base facilities could...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank KiwiwithKids
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Best day skiing in New Zealand. Absolute bluebird of a day, snow was dry powdery goodness. Natural half-pipe under the chair is great. To give an idea how uncrowded this place is. We parked in the "secondary" car park, basically in the last available spot....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely big ski field never feels busy even though both car parks are full. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Lessons are good.

Date of experience: August 2017
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