Snow Explorer

Tour the South Island’s Best Back Country Fields

If you’re an intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder looking for an epic guided snow tour in New Zealand, stop your search! We have the South Island’s hidden winter gems all packaged up for you! Our expert guides will show you the ropes on the beautifully uncrowded slopes in this five-day snow tour.

We’ll sample four mountains: Porters, Broken River, Mt Olympus/Temple Basin and Craigieburn. While these names may not be familiar now, we guarantee by the end of your trip they’ll be the only thing you’ll want to talk about!

Club Fields are small, private or family-owned ski areas where you can get into the snow with minimal fuss and maximum fun. The areas we take you to on this tour are not ski resorts. You won’t find massive crowds here but you will find off-piste heaven.

Running between July and September, this tour starts and ends in Christchurch. It’s best suited to intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders as you’ll be using nutcrackers and rope tows to climb the slopes at most locations. But don’t let this put you off – our expert snow guides are on hand to help, and most people adjust to using these tools after just a couple of runs.

We’ve got everything organised: your transport and transfers to the mountains, your accommodation, lift passes, breakfast, two dinners and your tow gear. If you want to add on any extras like equipment hire or accommodation upgrades, that’s easy! Just click the add-on options when you book the tour and we’ll sort it!

Beginners – our Snow Safari Tour is more suited to your needs, but keep this tour in mind for when you’ve reached intermediate level!

Tour highlights

Five Days of Off-piste Heaven

Sample the powder stashes at: Porters, Broken River, Mt Olympus/Temple Basin and Craigieburn.

All the Good Stuff Included

Accommodation, transport, expert guide, lift passes, Continental breakfasts, 2 x dinners, Tow gloves and harnesses.

Untamed Terrain = Unparalleled Winter Vacation

Away from the beaten tracks, club fields offer immense uncrowded fields of powder to explore.

What’s included?

We provide everything you need for the ultimate, stress-free time on the snow in New Zealand;

  • 5 lift passes to 4 different mountains
  • 4 nights of dorm share style accommodation
  • Continental breakfasts every day
  • Two dinners
  • Tow protection gloves and harnesses


Your tour includes all the essentials but you can add extra wow-factor to your tour by adding on the activities and accommodation upgrades that suit you best.

Optional accommodation upgrades and add-ons for this trip:

Available dates

Only $99 to secure your seat unless you book within 45 days of departure. Once your spot is booked, you can log in and customise your tour with any extra experiences or activities up to 45 days before departure.


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