2018 PACKAGES & DEALS

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 / ....) then click on the "Enquire' button and Tracey will be able to help you sort out a package which works for you.

If you are booking luxury independent accommodation, ski and board gear, or car hire, see the links towards the bottom of the page we there is a growing lsit of partners offering promo codes and discounts.

For Party only bundled passes have a look at the tickets page. There are 4 party-only bundle passes: VIP, Maxi, Mini and Long Weekender.

All promos and deals are at the BOTTOM of this page - so scroll on down...

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 tickets for the specific days you'd like.

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)
  • 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.

The Ski/Board equipment concierge service is limited to guests who hire their gear through one of our concierge parnters: SnowRental, Brown's Ski Shop or Go Orange. The bus will drop you off and pick you up from any of these three businesses.

Cost:

  • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass Return CARDRONA days: $35.00
    • Go Orange Winter Pride Bus Pass Return REMARKABLES days: $35.00

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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.

Cost:

For passes purchased after 18 May, the Ski/Board equipment concierge service is limited to guests who hire their gear through one of our concierge parnters: SnowRental, Brown's Ski Shop or Go Orange. The bus will drop you off and pick you up from any of these three businesses.

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

4 Day Remarkables Winter Pride Mountain Pass + Pride Bus

4 Day Remarkables Winter Pride Mountain Pass + Pride Bus

Get this 4 day mountain ski / board pass for Remarkables - and enjoy our free Winter Pride mountain guides, a pride zone at the Remarkables Base building and cafe, with DJ/Live music, and early apres with our Gay Ski Week QT DJs either at the Pride Zone on the mountain or at the Ice Bar (weather and logistics permitting). Join us with this 4 day pass: including Opening Day (Sunday) and Hero Day (Tuesday).

This pass gives you full access to the mountain on the 3 dedicated Remarkables Pride Festival Days at Gay Ski Week QT / Winter Pride '18, 1-8 September 2018, and the +1 day.

The Pride Bus gives you return bus rides up Remarkables from Queenstown on the 3 Winter Pride festival days based on The Remarkables and the +1 day: Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. 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.

All mountain pass days must be used within 12 consecutive days of first use.

Package Includes:

  • 4 days lift pass for The Remarkables
  • Pride bus transfers ex ZQN on Remarkables Festival days + bus transfer to mountian on the Firday

Additional Details:

All 4 days must be used within 12 consecutive days of first use. Pass can be used at any NZSki Mountain.

For passes purchased after 18 May, the Ski/Board equipment concierge service is limited to guests who hire their gear through one of our concierge parnters: SnowRental, Brown's Ski Shop or Go Orange. The bus will drop you off and pick you up from any of these three businesses.

Cost:

4 Day Pass (Self Drive only). $297.00
4 Day Pass + Pride Bus $377.00

MOUNTAIN PASSES

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.

For passes purchased after 18 May, the Ski/Board equipment concierge service is limited to guests who hire their gear through one of our concierge partners: SnowRental, Brown's Ski Shop or Go Orange. The bus will drop you off and pick you up from any of these three businesses.

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

8 Day Mountain Pass + Pride Bus

8 Day Mountain Pass + Pride Bus

Get this 8 day mountain ski/board pass for Cardrona (3 festival days +1) and NZSki (Remarkables 3 festival days; +1 either Remarkables or Coronet).

Package Includes:

This pass gives you full access to the mountain on the 3 dedicated Pride Festival Days at Winter Pride / Gay Ski Week QT, 1-8 September 2018, on each of Cardrona and The Remarkables. You also get an additional +1 day on both mountains.

The Pride Bus "option" will give you return bus rides up the mountains from Queenstown on all 6 Winter Pride festival days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday at Cardrona; Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at The Remarkables. On Friday you can choose either mountain. You will need to arrange your own transport for the 8th day. You can book this extra day of bus travel with Go Orange.

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.

All mountain pass days must be used within 12 consecutive days of first use.

For passes purchased after 18 May, the Ski/Board equipment concierge service is limited to guests who hire their gear through one of our concierge partners: SnowRental, Brown's Ski Shop or Go Orange. The bus will drop you off and pick you up from any of these three businesses.

Cost:

  • $612 - $1095, depending on discounts and date of purchase.
  • General 8 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass (Self-Drive) (RRP: $795). Initial release offer $612.
  • General 8 Day Winter Pride Mountain Pass + Pride Bus ex ZQN (RRP $1095). Initial release offer $752.

MOUNTAIN PASSES

Winter Pride Intro to Snow (4 Day Package)

Winter Pride Intro to Snow (4 Day Package)

Learning to ski or board? Get 8 lessons over 4 days on The Remarkables. Enjoy Winter Pride '18 Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday (official Remarkables Winter Pride Festival Days) and Friday on the Mountain.

Package Includes:

  • 4 Day lift pass,
  • 8 group lessons or 4 days
  • Includes full rental gear (ski / board etc).

Additional Details:

Add on the Go Orange Pride bus for $80 for these 4 days.

Cost:

  • Intro to Snow 4 day deal from $599.00
  • Intro to Snow 4 day deal + Pride Bus from $679.00

MOUNTAIN PASSES

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

Independent Ski and Board Hire deals -  our SnowRental partner offers you 30% off.

Independent Ski and Board Hire deals - our SnowRental partner offers you 30% off.

Snow Rental snowrental.co.nz are proud to offer an exclusive 30% off all rental equipment to Winter Pride guests. use promo code "Pride18" to receive a 30% discount.

Package Includes:

Ski and Board Concierge Service included in all rental.

Independent Bookings at THE REES - 15% off for Winter Pride Guests

Independent Bookings at THE REES - 15% off for Winter Pride Guests

All Winter Pride guests can have 15% off all our retail rates.

CLick on the "book now" link below.
Enter the dates of stay – valid from 29 August to 15 September, 2018
Enter the code: winterpride18 and the discount applies.

Cost:

Enter the code: winterpride18 and the discount applies.

15% off
Enter the code: winterpride18 and the discount applies.

Independent Ski and Board Hire deals -  our Browns Ski Shop partner offers you 15% off.

Independent Ski and Board Hire deals - our Browns Ski Shop partner offers you 15% off.

Brown's Ski Shop know that renting gear is not necessarily your favourite part of a winter holiday. But for us this is where the FUN begins. We try & make the rental process as easy as possible. Everything we do is driven by our love of skiing & riding & we want to help you get the same BUZZ, whether it’s your first time on snow or whether you’re a Masters Racer. We want to help you have the BEST winter holiday EVER.

15 % off all rentals
Concierge service available for all rental gear - and shop is opposite Pride Bus Pick up (next to Loco and X-Base Backpakcers and Winter Pride's Apres Ski Partner SMITHS Craft Beer House - easy!)

Use Promo Code: "wpridebrnz"

Cost:

15 % off all rentals
Use Promo Code: "wpridebrnz"

Health and fitness - Gym discounts

Health and fitness - Gym discounts

20% off 1 day, 3 day or all week passes at Queenstown Gym, on SHotover Street.

Package Includes:

Includes access to all facilities and Les Mills classes.

Additional Details:

http:// www.queenstowngym.co.nz

Independent booking - 5% off Novotel , St Moritz or MGallery Queenstown bookings for Winter Pride

Independent booking - 5% off Novotel , St Moritz or MGallery Queenstown bookings for Winter Pride

We are pleased to offer our Winter Pride guests a preferred accommodation discount of 5% off the prepaid rate of the day!

Choose from the 5 star Sofitel Queenstown, 5 star Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery by Sofitel, 4 star Novotel Lakeside Queenstown or 4 star Mercure Queenstown Resort

Kindly note this discount applies 01 - 09 September 2018 for bookings made prior to 17 August 2018 only.

ACCOMMODATION

Independent accommodation booking deal at Mantra's Queenstown Resorts - 10% off

Independent accommodation booking deal at Mantra's Queenstown Resorts - 10% off

Save an EXTRA 10%* Use promo: SNOW18

*Conditions apply. Block out dates and minimum night stays may apply. Rate advertised in NZD unless otherwise stated. Valid for new bookings only. Not valid for conference or group business. Surcharges may apply. For full terms and conditions visitmantrahotels.com.

SNOW18 promo code: Valid for sale and travel until 31/10/18. Valid at participating properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Independent accommodation booking deal at The Sherwood 15% off online bookings

Independent accommodation booking deal at The Sherwood 15% off online bookings

Book direct on the Sherwood website to get 15% off accommodation bookings.

Use PROMO CODE: PRIDE

ACCOMMODATION

10% off bookings at The QT, Queenstown

10% off bookings at The QT, Queenstown

What to do: Email reservations_qtqueenstown@evt.com, use ‘Winter Pride’ as the promo code in the subject line.

The QT will honour a 10% off the Best Available Rate available online, subject to availability.

ACCOMMODATION

Queenstown Taxis - investing heavily in keeping you safe and getting you home 15% off all rides

Queenstown Taxis - investing heavily in keeping you safe and getting you home 15% off all rides

BOOK NOW ON : +64 3 450 3000

15 % off all Queenstown Taxi rides - just show your loyalty card.

Queenstown Taxis is investing heavily in keeping the rainbow community safe on their rides at Winter Pride this year, so feel free to skip the taxis at the front of the queue and just hop straight into a Queenstown Taxi.

Queensotwn Taxis are also the official taxi for Novotel, and if you are talent or a VIP, please make sure you connect with us for your free airport transfers, courtesy of Queenstown Taxis.

GSWQT WINTER PRIDE EVENT PASSES

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