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About the Chill Pass

2024 Chill Pass information coming soon

The Chill Season Pass allow you to ski at up to 13 ski areas across the South & North Island. The flexibility to ski in the Waitaki, Mackenzie, Canterbury, Kaikoura, Nelson Lakes Districts, and the North Island is what makes the Chill Season Pass truly New Zealand's ultimate multi-mountain ski and snowboard pass. The Ski Areas on the Chill Season Pass are unique, offering uncrowded slopes, awesome terrain, affordable skiing, great alpine camaraderie and convenient mountain lodge accommodation. Our premium pass is Chill Season Pass, allowing access up to 13 ski areas throughout the whole winter season.

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2023 Chill Season Pass Options. 2023 pass prices have been released at Pre-Season Prices.

2023 Chill Season Passes are available as Chill Full Season or Chill 30 Day Consecutive Passes. There are also Chill Travel Passes available as a shorter term option - there is a Chill 5 and 7 Day Travel Pass, which will go on sale in the Autumn 2023.

Chill Full Season Pass offers great value skiing and riding in New Zealand's Southern Alps.

The Chill Season Pass accesses the following 13 ski areas: Rainbow, Hanmer Springs, Mt Lyford, Fox Peak, Mt Dobson, Awakino, Porters Alpine Resort, Cheeseman, Broken River, Mt Olympus, Temple Basin, Craigieburn,* and Tukino.

*Craigieburn where the passholder must stay at their lodge on Friday to access the lifts on Saturday or Saturday night to access the lifts on Saturday and Sunday.

The Chill Pass is also available as a 30 Day Consecutive Pass. Perfect if you're just traveling through or have a limited amount of time, but want to get in as many ski days as possible. Get a whole month (30 Days consecutive) at up to 13 mountains.

Age Groups

Chill Passes are split in to Adults, Student, Seniors, Youth/Child, and Junior.

Adult: Open Age to 65 Years

 Student: Full Time at a Tertiary Institution in New Zealand or Australia during the ski season (proof of full-time enrollment must be shown to obtain a student pass, student ID is not sufficient proof of full-time study). The onus is on you to provide us with sufficient proof eligibility for Chill Pass rates where required. If you cannot provide sufficient proof, a pass will not be issued and we have to ask you to upgrade to a pass at the applicable rate.

Youth: 11 years - 18 years at 21st June 2023

Junior: 6-10 years at 21st June 2023

Grom: 5 years and younger at 21st June 2023 (there is no Chill Pass for Groms)

Senior 65 Years or over at 31 August 2023. Student Prices apply, proof may be required


2023 Adult Parent Pass - Available when purchasing a Youth/Child and/or a Junior Season Pass.

This Adult Parent Pass is available for adults with:
- A youth and/or Junior 6 - 18 years at the 21st June 2023
- A grom aged 5 years or younger at 21st June 2023
- The Adult Parent Pass does not include Youth/Child or Junior passes. These must be purchased separately.

The Adult Parent Pass was introduced in 2016 and it is available with Season Passes only and must be purchased at the same time as at least one Youth/Child and/or Junior Pass.  Please note we require a Birth Certificate as proof of eligibility for the Parent Pass. The Adult Parent Pass has the same unlimited access as the Adult Season Pass. The adult parent passes do not include a Youth/Child Pass nor Junior Pass. These must be purchased additionally.  
If you are uncertain what passes best suit your family or the price for your passes feel free to contact us here at Chill.

  Email: or phone +64 3 365 6530.


Season Pass Pricing - 2023 Ski Season

Different rates apply depending on when you purchase your Season Pass.

Pre-Season: Pricing applies for Chill Passes purchased on or before 31 May 2023. Click here to see the prices.

In Season: Pricing applies for Chill Passes purchased on and after 1 June 2023 and throughout the 2023 Season.

Please note payment must be received before the applicable date to qualify for the rate specified.

Students Please Note:

- If you load your first semester and fall below the full time points criteria for the second semester you do not qualify for the student rates.

- Apprenticeships do not qualify for student rates.

- The onus is on you to provide us with sufficient proof of full time study. If you cannot provide sufficient proof, a student pass will not be issued and you will be required to upgrade to an adult pass at the current applicable sales period rate.

Contact Us

If you have a question please get in touch, you can ring on 03 365 6530, email or come in and see us at the Chill Studio Ground Floor, Awly Building 287 Durham St North Christchurch. We're open Monday 8.30am-5.00pm, Tuesday to Friday 8 am - 5.30 pm and Saturdays 10 - 4pm.