Rainbow Ski Area is situated high in the Southern Alps near Nelson Lakes, with the nearest town being St Arnaud.
There are skis and boards available for hire, and it is a great place to take the family, with a quarter of the un-crowded field being accessible by beginners.
Rainbow has 300 skiable hectares of excellent natural snow and offers every type of terrain for beginner, intermediate, advanced and racer.
The views are unmatched, with Nelson Lakes National Park with its extensive beech forest and beautiful Lake Rotoiti being visible from the end of the T-Bar.
Operating Season: Mid July until Mid October.