Heli-Skiing is the ultimate activity for freedom and exhilaration. Kick start your ultimate alpine adventure! The Southern Alps in New Zealand are beautiful and wild – turn your dream into reality!
Heli-Skiing is the ultimate activity for freedom and exhilaration. Choose from the packages below to kick start your ultimate alpine adventure. The Southern Alps in New Zealand are both beautiful and wild – let us turn your Heli-Ski dream into reality!
Powder Shot - 3 Run Day. Price: NZD$825 - Suitable for ‘Heli 1’ skill level. Ever wanted to experience the thrill of heli-skiing/boarding, but thought it was only for experts? Then our Powder Shot package is the ideal Heli-Day. Suited to intermediate skiers and boarders this 3 run day eases you into the full Heli-Ski experience. The day begins with an exhilarating helicopter flight into the Southern Alps, landing at the top of a gentle rolling powder bowl. After 2 fun runs we stop to have our famous mountain top gourmet lunch, then it’s your homeward bound powder run followed by another exciting flight back to the helipad.
Powder Ride – 4 Run Day. Price: NZD$875 - Suitable for ‘Heli 1 & Heli 2’ skill level. Suited to strong intermediate skiers and riders the Powder Ride day lets you experience a total day of powder pleasure. We ski/ride 2 runs before lunch, then take a well-earned break to enjoy our sumptuous mountain top lunch. The afternoon is spent carving your signature down 2 more untouched powder slopes.
Vertical 6 – 6 Run Day. Price: NZD$1025 - Suitable for ‘Heli 2 & Heli 3’ skill level. The Vertical 6 is a full-on high-energy day designed for advanced intermediate and expert skiers/riders. During the Vertical 6 day you will sample some of the best Heli-Skiing/Boarding NZ has to offer. 6 runs means more time to explore and seek out perfect powder slopes for your enjoyment. Vertical 6 is all about more runs, steeper lines and max adventure.
Xtra-Vert Price – 8 Run Day. NZD$1175 - Suitable for ‘Heli 3 & Heli 4’ skill level. The Xtra-Vert is a high performance, adrenalin pumping, action packed day. This is the realm of expert skiers looking to ski the steep and deep. Your guide will take you to the very best slopes seeking out deep snow and exhilarating lines. Choose the Xtra-Vert and you will experience a day of unparalleled leg burning pleasure.
Extra-Runs. Price: NZD$99 Still have plenty of energy? Then we can often upgrade your day with extra runs on the spot. (To evaluate what skill level you are, please refer to the scale under the fitness and experience section on the website).
Please note, all prices are in New Zealand Dollars.
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Heli skiiing with Alpine Heli Ski and Adrenaline in Queenstown was absolutely fantastic, we had a blast!
Heli-Skiing is often wrongly perceived as extreme skiing and boarding only suitable for expert skiers and riders. We have terrain to suit a wide range of abilities from gentle rolling powder bowls to challenging steep chutes. If you can ski/ride blue runs on your local ski area you can Heli-ski. The scale below will help you to identify what level of skier/boarder you are, and will help us to deliver an optimal day for you by allowing us to match your ability with the right terrain, conditions and heli-package. We call this ‘Powder Personalised’ and it’s our way of minimising risk and maximising satisfaction on your Heli-Day.
WHEN: Heli-Skiing is possible between early July and Mid September (subject to weather). To avoid disappointment, it is advisable to book early during the peak season of July/August. LOCATION: Heli-Skiing takes place in New Zealand’s South Island in the stunning Southern Alps surrounding the international resort town of Queenstown. Heli- Skiing in this vast area is world class, with everything from gentle rolling powder bowls & basins, to snowy ridges, to steep & deep chutes – all available for your skiing/riding pleasure! The terrain spans numerous mountain ranges all offering something unique, and all affected differently by prevailing snow and weather conditions. It is these variations that allow us to customise your Heli-Day to suit your skill & experience level, minimise your risk and maximise your powder adventure! Several of the best skiing/boarding locations are deep in the backcountry so that’s where we go to ensure you get you to the freshest & deepest snow. Transport to and from your accommodation to the heli-pad is provided each day. From the heli-pad it is as much about the journey as the destination as you fly by helicopter through the stunning Alpine terrain to your activity zone. WEATHER: New Zealand mountain weather can be unpredictable. Early every morning the Guiding Director & Snow Safety Officer will evaluate snow and weather information and decide if conditions will allow us to operate. If adverse weather prevents operation clients will be refunded as per our refund policy. If some heli-skiing has been possible during the day, but less than the runs booked, you will be refunded at NZ$70.00 per run not skied or downgraded to the next lowest package.