GAY SKI WEEK PACKAGES

As always, we have an exciting range of packages for accommodation, mountain passes and transport.

If you would like to find out about other packages (SLEEP + PARTY / SLEEP PARTY SKI

If you are booking luxury independent accommodation, or car hire, see the links towards the bottom of the page or have a look at our preferred car hire partner, GO RENTALS, and holiday home rental partner, RELAX IT’S DONE. Both give a 10% discount offer for Gay Ski Week QT guests (T&Cs apply).

Go Orange Winter Pride Bus

Go Orange Winter Pride Bus

Our Go Orange Winter Pride Buses head up to the festival mountain every day (1-8 September 2018).

This is one way of being part of Winter Pride from dawn to dusk, and at a price you can't beat.

Please buy the Winter Pride Bus Pass for the number of days you'd like and we will ask for you to register for the correct bus rides closer to the time.

Package Includes:

  • CARDRONA: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  • REMARKABLES: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 8am departure ZQN (departure times to be confirmed from Novotel, Shotover St (Concierge), Sherwood, Frankton)
  • or 9am departure ZQN (departure times to be confirmed from Novotel, Shotover St (Concierge), Sherwood, Frankton)
  • Return 4:15 (back approx 5:15)
  • Cardrona Pub detour return day: Wednesday, Bus option to leave mountain at 3.
  • Remarkables Pub detour return day: Tuesday, Bus option to leave mountain at 3.

Additional Details:

Bus rides need to be booked by 5pm of the day before the journey.

Cost:

  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 1 Day : $35.00
  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 2 Day : $55.00
  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 3 Day : $70.00
  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 4 Day : $85.00
  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 5 Day : $95.00
  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 6 Day : $110.00
  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass 7 Day : $125.00

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Ultimate Package: Sleep + Party + Ski + Fly (ex AKL/WGN)

Ultimate Package: Sleep + Party + Ski + Fly (ex AKL/WGN)

This is the ultimate 8 Day package for guests from AKl or WGN.
There are options to choose your hotel for extra comfort, add on mountian equipment hire, or car rental if you want to self-drive.
Bus transfers to and from the mountain are inluded in this package.

Package Includes:

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • VIP Pass, including, VIP Status an ten core ticketed events, inclduing Gibbston Valley Long Lunch, Cabaret and the Propaganda Galaxy Final Party.
  • Comedy Night 
  • 6 Days Ski Bundle
  • 4 days Cardrona
  • 2 days NZSki (Coronet or Remarkables)
  • Return Mountain transfers
  • Return flights - Economy (Seat + Bag)

Additional Details:

Your booking will be tailored by the wonderful team at Directional Travel.

Prices are based on twin share accommodation at nominated hotel. Price based on travel 1-9th September 2018. Earlybird discounts have been applied and valid for new bookings booked before 20th April 2018. Flights based on best available seat and bag / Economy fare from nominated port. Deposits required to secure booking and full payment due 25th July 2018. Bookings managed by Directional Tourism Pty Ltd trading as Gay Ski Week Packages. E&OE ATAS #A13104

NOVOTEL - HOST HOTEL
NZD$2796

HEARTLAND HOTEL
NZD$2530

SCENIC SUITES
NZD$2427

COPTHORNE LAKE FRONT
NZD$2309

ADD 8 Days Car rental - Zippy
ADD NZD$340 PER BOOKING

ADD 6 Day Equipment hire
ADD NZD$258 PER PERSON

MOUNTAIN PASSES ACCOMMODATION FLIGHTS BUS

Ultimate Package: Sleep + Party + Ski + Fly (ex MEL / SYD / BNE)

Ultimate Package: Sleep + Party + Ski + Fly (ex MEL / SYD / BNE)

This is the ultimate 8 Day package for guests from MLB, SYD or BNE.
There are options to choose your hotel for extra comfort, add on mountian equipment hire, or car rental if you want to self-drive.
Bus transfers to and from the mountain are inluded in this package.

Package Includes:

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • VIP Pass, including, VIP Status an ten core ticketed events, inclduing Gibbston Valley Long Lunch, Cabaret and the Propaganda Galaxy Final Party.
  • Comedy Night 
  • 6 Days Ski Bundle
  • 4 days Cardrona
  • 2 days NZSki (Coronet or Remarkables)
  • Return Mountain transfers
  • Return flights - Economy (Seat + Bag)

Additional Details:

Your booking will be tailored by the wonderful team at Directional Travel.

Prices are based on twin share accommodation at nominated hotel. Price based on travel 1-9th September 2018. Earlybird discounts have been applied and valid for new bookings booked before 20th April 2018. Flights based on best available seat and bag / Economy fare from nominated port. Deposits required to secure booking and full payment due 25th July 2018. Bookings managed by Directional Tourism Pty Ltd trading as Gay Ski Week Packages. E&OE ATAS #A13104

Cost:

Twin Share per person (prices from)

NOVOTEL - HOST HOTEL
AUD$3182

HEARTLAND HOTEL
AUD$2929

SCENIC SUITES
AUD$2831

COPTHORNE LAKE FRONT
AUD$2719

ADD 8 Days Car rental - Zippy
(Price TBC)

ADD 6 Day Equipment hire
(Price TBC)

MOUNTAIN PASSES ACCOMMODATION FLIGHTS BUS

The Weekender Sleep & Party Package

The Weekender Sleep & Party Package

The Weekender Sleep & Party Package to this years Gay Ski Week QT features all the must 'Do's' for the weekend for those people who can't take more time off!

Ask us about alternative hotel options that are available,
Need a rental car? Just ask!

All packages are subject to availability and change. For full details and booking terms simply click the enquire now link below.

Package Includes:

3 Nights Accommodation - Novotel Lakeside - Host Hotel ( or alternatives available)
Weekender Event Pass - with access to:

Propaganda Galaxy Final Party
Leather & Lace Party
Comedy Night
Cards Against Humanity & Pizza Night

Cost:

Starting from NZD $609.00 per person twin share!

ACCOMMODATION

The Sleep & Party package

The Sleep & Party package

The Sleep & Party package to this year's Winter Pride Gay Ski Week QT features all the must 'Do's', with passes to the hottest events going this winter.

All packages are subject to availability and change. For full details and booking terms simply message or email marketing@gayskiweekqt.com or click on the "enquire now" button.

Package Includes:

  • 8 Nights Accommodation - Novotel Lakeside - Host Hotel
  • VIP Event Pass - with access to:
  • VIP Welcome Party
  • Welcome Party
  • Queer Quiz (W/ preferential Seating)
  • Gibbston Valley Long Lunch
  • VIP Shared Table Dinner
  • Cabaret (W/ Preferential Seating)
  • Final Party (W/ VIP lounge access)
  • Leather & Lace Party
  • Wild West Party
  • Comedy Night (W/ Preferential Seating)
  • Adventure Activity ( To be advised)

Cost:

Starting from NZD $1913.00 per person twin share.

ACCOMMODATION

Cardrona 4 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass (+ Pride Bus option)

Cardrona 4 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass (+ Pride Bus option)

Get this 4 day mountain ski / board pass for Cardrona - and enjoy our free Winter Pride mountain guides, a pride filled lunch area at Captain's Pizzeria, with DJ/Live music, and early apres with our Gay Ski Week QT DJs at Vista Bar on the mountain. Join us with this 4 day pass: including Onesie Day (Wednesday) and the Mountain Pride Parade (Saturday).

Package Includes:

This pass gives you full access to the mountain on the 3 dedicated Cardrona Pride Festival Days at Gay Ski Week QT, 1-8 September 2018, and any other +1 day you choose.

The Pride Bus "add-on" will give you return bus rides up Cardrona from Queenstown on the 3 Winter Pride festival days based on Cardrona and the +1 day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday. Meet your hosts, make new friends and be part of the festival right from your doorstep in Queenstown. Includes ski/board concierge service in town so that you can go straight from the Pride Bus to apres ski. Easy as. And in the morning, your skis will be awaiting for you again at the bus. No hassles.

Additional Details:

When purchasing this pass it is essential that you provide your date of birth, first name, last name, email address and mobile phone number, otherwise we won't be able to register you with the mountain to get your pass. Please note that your details will be passed on to our partner provider companies for bus and mountain access. If you are purchasing more than one pass, Gay Ski Week QT will contact you and request the additional pass holders details.

General Cardrona 4 Day Winter Pride Pass (RRP: $408) Earlybird up to 1 April $300
1 April to 25 April $360.

General Cardrona 4 Day WP Pass + Pride Bus ex ZQN (RRP $608) Earlybird up to 1 April $380.
1 April to 25 April $400

MOUNTAIN PASSES BUS

6 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass (+ Pride Bus option)

6 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass (+ Pride Bus option)

Get this 6 day mountain ski / board pass for Cardrona (3 festival days +1) and NZSki (Remarkables 2 days) - and enjoy our free Winter Pride mountain guides, a pride filled lunch area at Captain's Pizzeria (Cardrona) or the Pride Lunch Zone (Remarkables), with DJ/Live music, and early apres with our Gay Ski Week QT DJs at Vista Bar on Cardrona mountain.

This pass includes the Cardrona themed days of International Day (Monday), Onesie Day (Wednesday) and the Mountain Pride Parade (Saturday).

Package Includes:

This pass gives you full access to the mountain on the 3 dedicated Cardrona Pride Festival Days at Gay Ski Week QT, 1-8 September 2018, and any other +1 day you choose and any 2 of the 3 Festival Days at Remarkables.

The Pride Bus "add-on" will give you return bus rides up the mountians from Queenstown on 6 Winter Pride festival days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday at Cardrona; and two days of Sunday, Tuesday or Thursday at Remarkables.

Additional Details:

Meet your hosts, make new friends and be part of the festival right from your doorstep in Queenstown. Includes ski/board concierge service in town so that you can go straight from the Pride Bus to apres ski. Easy as. And in the morning, your skis will be awaiting for you again at the bus. No hassles.

When purchasing this pass it is essential that you provide your date of birth, first name, last name, email address and mobile phone number, otherwise we won't be able to register you with the mountain to get your pass. Please note that your details will be passed on to our partner provider companies for bus and mountain access. If you are purchasing more than one pass, Gay Ski Week QT will contact you and request the additional pass holders details.

Cost:

$498 -$846, depending on discounts and date of purchase.

6 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass (excluding bus) . Earlybird up to 25 April $498 (RRP: $608)

6 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass + Pride Bus ex ZQN . Earlybird up to 25 April $630 (RRP $846)

MOUNTAIN PASSES BUS

Looking for an independent stay? RELAX IT’S DONE – luxury holiday homes (10% discount of stays of 5+ days)

Looking for an independent stay? RELAX IT’S DONE – luxury holiday homes (10% discount of stays of 5+ days)

Relax it’s Done has a boutique portfolio of three - five bedroom luxury holiday homes throughout Queenstown. Choose from modern hillside villas, lakefront mansions, central townhouses, golf course accommodation or a charming countryside cottage. All properties boast spectacular views showing off the famous scenery that the Southern Lakes region is known for – and enjoy these postcard views from your very own outdoor balcony, lawn or terrace.

Stay in the comfort of your “home away from home.” Holiday homes are a fantastic option for friends and couples traveling together, providing ample space and privacy for groups to spread out, and also offering great value.
See our website for more info.

Cost:

Varies depending on stay. 10% discount on all stays 5+ days

Looking for independent car hire? Get 10% off at Go Rentals, + discounts from a range of other partners on the Go Play card.

Looking for independent car hire? Get 10% off at Go Rentals, + discounts from a range of other partners on the Go Play card.

It’s never too early to start prepping for the biggest event of the year! With an exclusive 10% off your hire with GO Rentals, our pretty in pink sponsors can help you tick off one more thing from your to do list!

Handy Hint – If you’re planning on hiring a four-wheel drive for those days up the mountain, GO have an awesome range of snow chains and roof wracks but be sure to get in quick before they all GO! Click the "Book Now Link" to book using the exclusive 10% discount.

We can also help you make the most of your week in the adventure capital! The GO Play activity discount card, that comes free with every GO hire, can help you have a blast without breaking the bank! With operators such as AJ Hackett, Shotover Canyon Swing and Ziptreck Eco Tours, there’s something for everyone!

Cost:

10% Discount on all bookings

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