Ultimate Heli Tour

Heli-ski or Heli-board NZ’s South Island

Here it is: your chance to live the dream you’ve always held on to: a heli-skiing or heli-snowboarding adventure holiday across New Zealand’s South Island! We’ll take you to all the sweet spots! Our seven-day Heli tour gives you access to vast areas of backcountry terrain with the superior snow conditions that only higher elevations provide.

We’ve packaged up three days of Heli, one day of field snow, and one day of backcountry riding which makes for the ultimate New Zealand skiing and snowboarding experience.

First tracks and quality powder turns without the queues are a definite reality on this tour. On the three heli days we’ll get you up to the high alpine terrain of Arrowsmiths, Mt Cook, and Wanaka. We’ll be landing above the ‘freezing line’, so the snow will be amazing!

With over 200 named heli runs across the three mountain ranges, there’s plenty of terrain to suit your skiing/boarding ability. For example, the area we’ll explore around Wanaka alone offers over 8,500 square metres of terrain spreading across 11 different mountain ranges – that’s over 3000 times the size of Coronet Peak!

We’ll stay in 3+ star accommodation at various South Island locations, and you’ll have time to soak in the local hot tubs, dine out, eat in, or just relax with a wine or craft beer reflecting on the moments of awesomeness you’ve experienced on tour.

Running between July and September, this heli tour starts in Christchurch and ends in the scenic and adventure capital of the South Island: Queenstown. On your last day, you can choose to enjoy another day of heli, or take on back-to-back runs with a day up Remarkables or Coronet Peak, or, perhaps, tick off a non-snow activity from your bucket list.

We’ve got everything organised: your transport and transfers to the mountains, your accommodation, cooked breakfasts, two dinners, three lunches. 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!

Tour highlights

The Longest Runs and Miles of Untracked Snow
The Longest Runs and Miles of Untracked Snow

The highest landings in three mountain ranges gets you deep into adventurous and uncrowded terrain.

All the Good Stuff Included
All the Good Stuff Included

All transport, mountain and 3 x heli transfers, 3+ star twin-share accommodation, expert guide, 6 x cooked breakfasts, 3 x lunch, 2 x dinner.

Unparalleled Skiing in Exhilarating Destinations
Unparalleled Skiing in Exhilarating Destinations

Take on South Island’s best heli riding and skiing: Methven, Mt Cook, Wanaka and Queenstown

What’s included?

  • A world class 7 day tour of the South Island’s best heli riding and skiing: Methven, Mt Cook, Wanaka and Queenstown
  • Expert Tour Guide
  • All transport, mountain and heli transfers
  • 3 x full days heli-skiing / boarding with lunch
  • 1 day of guided backcountry skiing / boarding at Treble Cone, Wanaka
  • 1 day at Mt Hutt with a heli upgrade option
  • 6 x nights 3+ star accommodation (standard twin share – single upgrade available on booking)
  • 6 x cooked breakfasts
  • 2 x dinners at Mt Cook
  • Small personal group – max size 8


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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