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Awakino Ski Area Ski Resort Guide

Ski New Zealand

Awakino Ski Area Ski Resort Guide

Awakino Ski Area Ski Resort Guide

Awakino Ski Area photo

Slope Stats

  • 1737m

  • 274m

  • 1463m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:-
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:-
  • X-Country:Y
  • beginner10%
  • intermediate70%
  • advanced20%

Awakino Ski Area is up the Waitaki Valley, 45 km from Oamaru, in North Otago. It is a good area for all skiers, plus there is cross-country touring, along the St Mary Range. The slopes at Awakino Ski Area are accessed by rope tows. There is accommodation for groups of up to 30 people at the lodge. The 4WD access road may require chains. The season runs from July to October.


  • Nearest Airport:Dunedin
  • Nearest Train Station:-
  • Tourist Office Phone:+ 64 3 4345110
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:2 surface rope tows
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Season opening - mid/late June

Information supplied 11 Jun 2018

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:22 Feb
  • Last Snowfall:22 February 2020
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
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  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1600 m)view full snow forecast

partly cloudy
40 NNW40
10 °CF-Level
35 NW35
12 °CF-Level
light rain
25 N25
11 °CF-Level

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city forecastsCity Forecasts
Closest to Awakino Ski Area

  • Timaru, New Zealand84km
  • Dunedin, New Zealand122km
  • Christchurch, New Zealand231km
  • Invercargill, New Zealand239km
  • Nelson, New Zealand457km

surf forecastSurf Breaks
Closest to Awakino Ski Area

  • Crossroads, New Zealand64km
  • Kakanui River Mouth, New Zealand64km
  • All Day Bay, New Zealand65km
  • Campbells Bay, New Zealand65km
  • Lake Pukaki Point, New Zealand68km

mountain forecastsMountain Peaks
Closest to Awakino Ski Area

  • Mount Domett, New Zealand10km
  • Benmore Peak, New Zealand44km
  • Roys Peak, New Zealand100km
  • Mount Brewster, New Zealand106km
  • Mount Cargill, New Zealand116km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Awakino Ski Area

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