Iconic Views Over Queenstown

Ready to be transported to a winter wonderland? Hop on Shadow Basin Chair and trek up to the top of the ridgeline. Gaze over the Southern Alps and take in an aerial view of Queenstown below. Our sightseeing pass gives you access to some of the best views in New Zealand.

Please visit our guest services desk on the mountain or at the Snow Centre in central Queenstown to purchase your Sightseeing pass or Toboggan hire. You can also hire ski clothing and boots for your time in the snow.

Sightseeing Pass

Available from Guest Services

Sit back and enjoy the ride up Shadow Basin chairlift. Be transported to magnificent views overlooking the Southern Alps. The Shadow Basin chairlift gives you access to the lookout via a short on-snow walk. Sightseeing is available daily from 12:00pm - 2:30pm (subject to conditions). Minimum height 80cm and must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate closed footwear is required and can be hired on-mountain for an additional cost. *Subject to conditions and available for purchase at Guest Services on the day.


Available to hire

Tobogganing is fun for the whole family. Share the smiles as you slide down the Remarkables tobogganing area and play in the snow. Toboggans are available for hire at The Remarkables. Already have one? Come up and bring your own! You can purchase a tobogganing pass at the Snow Centre or on mountain from Guest Services.

Snow Shoe Tour

Available from Guest Services

Want to experience the snow from a different view? Explore the ski field from the ground up on a snow shoe walk up to scenic Lake Alta. This guided tour includes your snow shoe and pole rental, and one return trip up the beginner carpet and Alta chair. Tours require a minimum of two participants and run from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, subject to conditions. Sturdy, closed shoes are mandatory and can be hired if required. You can book with Guest Services on the mountain or from our Snow Centre in Queenstown. We suggest booking in advance to check availability.