Challenging terrain with stunning backcountry in southern New Zealand



If you’re looking to become an instructor in Treble Cone, you’ll find an incredible setting to share your passion for skiing. Boasting a vertical terrain of 700 meters, Treble Cone proudly claims the title of the southernmost ski destination. Conveniently located just 90 minutes away from Queenstown, it’s an ideal winter haven for both local enthusiasts and international visitors alike. The added charm comes from its close proximity, only a half-hour drive, to the quaint town of Wanaka, offering an extra layer of allure with breathtaking views of Lake Wanaka.

At Treble Cone, the allure isn’t just in the heights it reaches, with its peak soaring to 2088 meters and a base elevation of 1250 meters. This unique combination of challenging terrain and high altitude creates an exceptional environment for skiing. Notably, this distinctive backdrop has even captured the attention of the Austrian national team, who opt for this location for their summer training regimen. Enthusiasts and guests can eagerly look forward to groomed slopes and well-designed snow parks, making it an inviting haven for expert skiers and those seeking the perfect blue-sky experience.



With the slogan “Your pathway to progression”, Treble Cone places significant emphasis on delivering top-tier training. This emphasis is evident through their offering of both private and group lessons. Their dedication to excellence is further exemplified by their strategy of capping group classes at a maximum of five participants. As an instructor, this approach provides you with optimal conditions to curate an exceptional experience for your guests.

Moreover, the quality of the terrain and snow is truly exceptional. This translates to an environment where whether you’re instructing beginners or catering to guests seeking challenges on more advanced slopes, you can eagerly anticipate gratifying days on the job. In addition to their standard programs, the ski school provides specialized training in racing, freestyle, and more. This ensures that each and every guest is appropriately engaged and challenged.


You have the opportunity to work as an experienced instructor in Treble Cone. You don’t have your instructor certificate yet? No worries – we got you! Join our 10 week Level 1+2 ski instructor program in New Zealand.



Beyond its exceptional skiing, Treble Cone offers arguably the most stunning views across all of New Zealand. Once your season wraps up, you’ll have the opportunity to verify this claim by comparing the breathtaking panoramas from Treble Cone’s summit with those from various other destinations across the country. Notably, Altitude bar, situated on the mountain, boasts both unparalleled coffee and one of New Zealand’s most exquisite perspectives, showcasing the scenic beauty of Lake Wanaka. Beyond this, your experience extends to immersing yourself in a genuine New Zealand ambiance, allowing you to deeply engage with the essence of New Zealand’s culture.



  • Season from June – October
  • Highest point of 2088 meters
  • The town at an altitude of 1250 meters
  • 2 snowparks
  • Modern snow cannons
  • Challenging terrain with: 18% beginner, 41% intermediate and 41% expert
  • Some of the best backcountry terrain in the region
  • Longest piste at 4 km
  • 3 lifts
  • 22 km marked slopes

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