South Island Snow Safari

Tour the South Island’s Top Ski and Snowboard Locations

If you’ve been looking for an epic guided snow tour in New Zealand, stop your search! Whether you’re new to the snow or an experienced snow hound, we have it all right here packaged up for you. Our expert guides will take you across the South Island's best ski towns: Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Ohau, Wanaka and Queenstown.

Welcome to the best one-week guided ski and snowboard tour of the South Island! Our expert guides are ready to show you the best runs and powder stashes across six different mountains over seven days.

We’ve got everything organised: your transport and transfers to the mountains, your accommodation, lift passes, breakfast and even your entry to the hot pools in Tekapo are all included in this snow tour package.

If you want to add on any extras like equipment hire or lessons, that’s easy! Just click the add-on options when you book the tour and we’ll sort it!

On this small group tour you’ll experience the best ski resorts in New Zealand as well as a slope or two that is ‘off-the-beaten-track’. Our expert snow guides are not only exceptional people, but also live, breathe and dream about snow – with over 100 seasons between them both here and abroad, you know you’re with the best!

While you’ll see a lot of snow on this safari, you’ll also see a great deal of the South Island’s main attractions! We’ve even scheduled one day in Queenstown as a non-ski day so you can book from our range of optional activities, or chill out and enjoy the Queenstown winter vibe.

Beginners – we love showing you the ropes (and the chair lifts, and the best beginner slopes) – this tour is suited to your needs, just add on a Snow lessons package and you’ll have a blast getting your confidence up, and be taking on some intermediate runs by the time we wrap up.

Snow Safari Tour Tips:

  • As the tour starts early in the morning, you can opt to stay at our accommodation in Queenstown or Christchurch the night before the tour – only having to walk downstairs on the day the tour starts makes for a stress-free morning. Likewise, you can book an extra night of accommodation on the last day so that you are not in a rush once we go our separate ways.

  • The tour price includes dorm share accommodation (4–6 share) but if you would prefer your own space you have the option to upgrade to a private room for the duration of your tour.

  • If you'd prefer room to yourself, you can upgrade to a private room for the duration of the tour. Upgrading your accommodation to a private room starts from $649.

  • Note that due to unforeseen weather/snow conditions, changes may need to be made to the itinerary. Luckily, our tour guides are super flexible pros, so they’ll make sure you have a good time no matter where the trip takes you.

  • Like any Haka Tour we include everything you need for a stress free week - the full list is below, and we have packages to suit all skill levels. $99 deposit reserves your spot!

Tour highlights

Six Mountains in Seven Days
Six Mountains in Seven Days

We’ll take you to Ohau, Treble Cone, The Remarkables, Cardrona, Coronet Peak, Mt Hutt or Roundhill.

A Day of Adventure in Queenstown
A Day of Adventure in Queenstown

We’ve scheduled a snow-free day to enjoy all New Zealand’s adventure capital has to offer.

All Abilities Catered For: Beginners to Advanced
All Abilities Catered For: Beginners to Advanced

If you’re new to the snow, no problem! Our Beginner Add-On package is for you.

What’s included?

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

  • All transport and mountain transfers
  • 6 x lift passes to 6 different mountains
  • Expert tour manager
  • Small group of 16 passengers max
  • Accommodation (max 6 share, upgrades available)
  • Breakfasts
  • Hot Pools entry in Lake Tekapo

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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