The Rees Hotel Ready to welcome Aussies to Queenstown with exclusive winter packages

With the good news of a possible ‘Trans-Tasman bubble’ this September and the opening of the New Zealand ski fields, The Rees Hotel is looking forward to welcoming Australians back to Queenstown. The Rees Hotel is close to four outstanding South Island ski areas and their ski concierge is ready to arrange all your ski and boarding needs before you arrive. The hotel team has been working tirelessly to ready the property to welcome back guests post-Covid with confidence that their safety and comfort is paramount.


The ultimate snow experience for every snowboarder or skier! Stay at The Rees Hotel and enjoy a private helicopter day in the heart of the Southern Alps as you trace fresh lines skiing or snowboarding in backcountry terrain. This package is perfect for anyone that is confident going down blue slopes and looking for a unique experience while in Queenstown. Surrounded by the luxury of 5 star service, what more could you ask for?

Highlights and features

  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a Lake View Hotel Room
  • Complimentary room upgrade based on availability
  • Breakfast each morning in The Rees’ True South Dining Room
  • Private airport transfers
  • Four heli-ski runs per person with The Helicopter Line (one day)
  • Barista made coffee the morning before skiing and a mulled wine in the Bordeau Wine Lounge for each person
  • Complimentary undercover parking at The Rees Hotel
  • Late checkout of midday

This package starts at $NZ 695.00 per person, per night, minimum 2 nights’ stay


Trust The Rees’ 5-star ski concierge to book your next winter escape. It’s that easy!

They’ll book all your ski, rental and spa arrangements before you even touch down in Queenstown. Save time and savour the snow instead.

Come skiing, snowboarding and tubing at New Zealand’s ultimate winter playground Cardrona Alpine Resort which has a mix of terrain with beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert slopes. This exclusive package includes ski field passes, private transfers to and from Cardrona, and rental equipment that’s fitted in your room by local company Snopro who deliver to your door.

Relax at the end of the day in an Executive Lakeview Hotel Room in your private spa bath with incredible lake and alpine scenery that’ll be the envy of your friends back home!

Highlights and features

  • 4-night stay in an Executive Lake View Hotel Room for 2 people
  • 3 Full Day Cardrona Ski Resort mountain passes for 2 people
  • Private return luxury transfers daily to Cardrona Ski Resort
  • Snopro ski/snowboard equipment hire for 2 people
  • Breakfast for 2 persons daily
  • Complimentary late check out up to 12 midday

This package starts at $NZ 490.00 per person, per night, minimum 4 nights’ stay


Travelling with kids is a breeze at The Rees with The Winter Family Getaway for two adults and two children (up to 12 years). Why not leave it with The Rees’ ski concierge to book the lot including all your ski equipment prior to arrival?

The fun starts at check-in when the kids receive an array of activities including board games, cards and colouring books. They’ll be will be kept busy with an array of movies, updated monthly, and popcorn. Snuggle up to the cosy fireplace and enjoy the breathtaking lake and mountain views from your Executive Lake View Two Bedroom Apartment (2 Bathrooms) which has a fully equipped kitchen, super king beds, and Italian designed bathrooms.

After a busy day on the slopes, the ‘Taste of the True South’ degustation menu paired perfectly with wine matches by The Rees’ in-house sommelier is the perfect treat for the big people while the kids have fun with the in-house babysitters.

Highlights and features

  • 2-night stay for 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years) in an Executive Lake View Two Bedroom Apartment (2 Bathrooms)
  • Kids Activity Pack (1 per child)
  • In-Room Children’s Movies and popcorn
  • Babysitter (3 hours, one evening only)
  • One ‘Taste of the True South’ Degustation dinner for 2 adults (includes food and wine matches) – one evening
  • Complimentary late check out up to 12 midday

This package starts at $NZ 1480.00*** – with an option to upgrade to The Rees Residences for $NZ 1600.00 per night.

***Add additional nights at $NZ 468.00 per night for room only, in an Executive Lake View Two Bedroom Apartment (subject to availability).


Indulge in a luxury après ski experience at The Rees Hotel which ticks all the boxes in one of the most picturesque settings in the Southern Lakes.

Relax after an adventurous day on or off-piste by enjoying top-shelf local and international vintage wines and cuisine prepared by The Rees’ award-winning Executive Chef Corey Hume against the backdrop of the stunning Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range.

Highlights and features

  • 3-night stay in an Executive Lake View Hotel Room for 2 people
  • Breakfast daily for 2 people
  • Luxury return airport transfers in The Rees’ Land Rover Discovery
  • A bottle of local vintage Surveyor Thomson Pinot Noir on arrival
  • Après ski drinks every evening (1 per person) – any beer, wine by the glass or soft drink
  • One 6 course degustation dinner for 2 people (food only) – one evening
  • Complimentary late check out up to 12 midday

This package starts at $NZ 280.00 per person, per night.

Learn more about The Rees’ winter packages here.

For bookings and enquiries: Email or contact your local travel agent

SOURCE: The Rees Hotel Queenstown. 


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