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Cardrona: Summer Gondola Sightseeing Pass

Cardrona: Summer Gondola Sightseeing Pass

From US$ 23.50 per person

Enjoy single uplift on McDougall’s Express Chondola with access to all sightseeing trails. Make your way up to New Zealand's most accessible summit and take in incredible views over Queenstown and Wakatipu Basin.

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  • Experience New Zealand's most accessible summit
  • Enjoy stunning views over Queenstown and Wakatipu Basin
  • Snap a selfie on the summit chairlift
  • Access three walking trails ranging from an easy downhill stroll to a couple-hour alpine adventure across ridge tops
  • Watch the downhill action below as your cabin glides overhead
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Take the McDougall’s Express Chondola to the top of the mountain and ride in comfort and style. The Chondola starts right beside the base area and in under 4 minutes you’ll be at the top of the mountain. Sit back and watch mountain bikers and carters as they head off down the hill. Explore the walking trails for a true alpine adventure with 360-degree views at every turn. Take as many photos for the family album as you want before you head back down to base. 

Drop by the lounge and soak up the sun on the patio, the ultimate trailside après spot. Refuel with a selection of hot and cold menu options to suit everyone. and watch our chefs cook up a storm on the outdoor BBQ.

  • Return gondola ride on the Chondola
  • Transport to and from the resort
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Your lift pass(es) can be collected from the Wanaka office (20 Helwick St) or from the Cardrona mountain ticket office.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • Sightseeing passes are open dated and valid on any day of the 2021/2022 summer season
  • Alpine weather can vary from that down in the valley, please dress appropriately
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