Getting to Roundhill

Getting here

Roundhill ski area lies in one of the most picturesque parts of New Zealand. Lake Tekapo, in The Mackenzie Country is easy to access from a range of directions.

We are located approximately:

  • 3 hours from Christchurch
  • 3 hours from Queenstown
  • 1.5 hours from Timaru
  • 1 hour from Fairlie
  • 35 minutes from Tekapo

We have a daily shuttle service from the Tekapo Village, the shuttle leaves town at 8am and departs from Roundhill at 4:15pm.  The price is $20 per seat.  This service operates subject to minimum numbers, space is limited and bookings are essential.  Email or call 021 520 705 to make a booking.

Roundhill is 32km from Tekapo, the drive comprises of a flat 24km drive along the eastern shore of the lake, then 8km of ski field access road to the base area at 1350m. Our gradual, wide, driver-friendly access road allows campervans and buses to access Roundhill with ease. For daily access road conditions during winter, phone 03 680 6977.