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Heli Hiking Franz Josef

Experience a Franz Josef Glacier heli-hike as you explore ice caves and other glacial terrain with a professional guide.  Then don provided boots, jacket and ice axe for a 2-hour guided hike past deep crevasses and towering ice-blue pinnacles before the return chopper ride down. Choose from seasonal departure times to suit your schedule.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Heli-Hike Franz Josef Glacier Walk

On this Franz Josef Glacier helicopter tour and hike, you’ll land atop the glacier and explore ice caves and pinnacles with a small group. Soar above New Zealand’s Southern Alps during a scenic flight, then grab your crampons and make your way through dramatic ice formations during a moderately difficult 3-hour hike. After your return flight, rejuvenate with a complimentary blissful soak at Glacier Hot Pools. Numbers are limited to 11 to ensure personalized attention from your expert guide.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk

Experience an exhilarating Tasman Glacier heli-hike adventure. You’ll soar over the Southern Alps and UNESCO-listed Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, then land atop New Zealand’s largest glacier for a 2-hour guided walk. Ice axe in hand, follow your guide over this frozen natural wonder to get up close to pinnacles, ice caves, crevasses and seracs. Choose from three departure times per day to suit your schedule. Snow gear and round-trip hotel transport are included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Heli Hike Fox Glacier

The Fox Glacier is widely considered among New Zealand’s most impressive natural attractions—but it’s impossible to appreciate its beauty from ground level. On this tour, take to the skies by helicopter for panoramic views over the glacier, and trek deep into the icy wilderness with your guide—where the forces of nature work their magic. With safety kit and crampons included, see the best of the Fox Glacier up-close.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk

Take a 3-hour guided hike to the terminal face of Franz Josef Glacier, scrambling along an exclusive pathway over the riverbed of the mighty Waiho. During the interpretive valley walk to the glacier, your guide covers the geographical features of this magnificent alpine landscape. Upon reaching the viewpoint, you’re treated to an up-close look at the advancing glacier. Numbers are limited to 13 people per group for a more personal experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mt Cook Fly Heli-Hike Fly from Queenstown

The mighty Aoraki/Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain and lies at the heart of the Southern Alps. On this tour, soar through the Alps on a helicopter, admire spectacular aerial views of Tasman Glacier Lake, and touchdown at a remote high-altitude location. Accompanied by an experienced guide, set out on a thrilling glacier hike, using crampons and glacier boots to tackle the rugged terrain.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

Fly to a landing point high on Tasman Glacier on a helicopter tour that includes a spectacular fly-by of Mount Cook (Aoraki). A guided hike on the glacier explores remote snow fields and ice formations at roughly 4,265 ft. (1,300 mt.), where you’ll use crampons or snow shoes to cross terrain that’s otherwise only accessible with an arduous overland journey.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

The Tasman Glacier is the largest glacier in New Zealand, and this hiking experience gives you the one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore it at its highest. Take a skiplane over 7,000 feet above sea level to the glacier’s upper snowfield, and hike around the glacier’s remarkable ice formations. This experience is perfect for adventure-seekers tired of the usual helicopter rides and tour bus trips – and all the hiking equipment you need is already provided, so you can join this tour even if you’re traveling light.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Queenstown Helicopter and Snowmobile Tour

Experience the thrill of a helicopter ride and snowmobile tour on the only snowmobile wilderness tour available in New Zealand. Enjoy exclusive access to backcountry trails that can only be accessed via helicopter, ensuring that you won’t see another tourist for miles around! Your highly skilled guide will adapt the snowmobile ride to varying levels of ability, to ensure everyone’s comfort and safety.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Wanaka Rob Roy Glacier Hike from Queenstown

Hike through the stunning Mount Aspiring National Park to the foot of the Rob Roy Glacier without the risk of getting lost! Your knowledgeable local guide will take you past waterfalls, alongside streams, through native bush, and to incredible viewpoints where you can see and photograph mountains and glaciers. Experience the grandeur of the mountains without worrying about transport connections, where to leave your car, or reading a map.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Christchurch to Mt Hutt Ski bus

Methven Travel runs a daily winter service from Christchurch to Mt Hutt for those travellers staying in Christchurch. The services provides you with your own dedicated bus that goes express from Christchurch to Mt Hutt ( no stopping off in Methven). The transfer is a perfect way to take away the pain and stress of driving in alpine conditions to get to Mt Hutt. Ideal for those who aren't travelling with a car or aren't confident in driving on snow.  Mt Hutt Resort is New Zealand best Ski resort which offers a diverse range of terrain for all levels of skier / Snowboarders. This is a whole day trip (Half days are not available)
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Cardrona Gondola Sightseeing Pass

A short drive north of Queenstown, Cardrona Valley is one of the most popular places in New Zealand to ski, snowboard and enjoy the snow. With this sightseeing pass, skip the lines at the Valley’s Base Area and shoot up to one of Valley’s accessible summits in a state-of-the-art gondola cabin. At the top, take stunning photos of the Valley and the Otago-Southland region as it stretches out below you!
  • Duration: 30 to 120 minutes
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  • Duration: 30 to 120 minutes
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Coronet Peak Round-Trip Ski Transfer from Queenstown

Ski and ride at Coronet Peak with round-trip transport from Queenstown to 692 acres (280 ha.) of great terrain and 1,578 feet (481 meters) of vertical drop. With 25 hotel pickup locations in Queenstown, you’ll be whisked straight from the city to the hill in a comfortable minibus, then meet back up with the driver after a day on the slopes.
  • Duration: 30 to 60 mins
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  • Duration: 30 to 60 mins
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Remarkables Alpine Guided Snowshoeing

Enjoy the ultimate alpine adventure by going on a guided snowshoeing experience in the Remarkables Mountain Range. You won’t have to worry about buying special equipment as snowshoes, walking poles, and all technical equipment is provided. You’ll have fun and hike along picturesque areas such as Jagged Edge Ridge. Going on a guided tour is a safe and enjoyable experience, as you won’t get lost and can focus on the stunning views.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Remarkables Ski Area Round-Trip Transfer from Queenstown

Ski and ride The Remarkables Ski Area with convenient, round-trip transport from Queenstown by minibus during the snowy season of June through October. With 25 hotel pickup locations in Queenstown, you’ll be whisked straight from the city to 951 acres (385 ha.) of skiable terrain, then meet a driver for the return trip to Queenstown after a day on the slopes.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Return Mt Hutt Mountain Transfers with Optional Lift Ticket

Enjoy a day on the slopes at Mt Hutt, voted NZ's Best Ski Resort, the area boasts wide open terrain for all ski and snowboard ability levels. Save the Chain Pain and take a Methven Travel Transfer to Mt Hutt, with daily departures from Methven I-site and pick ups from all key accommodation, it will make your day on the mountain a lot more enjoyable.
  • Duration: 45 to 60 mins
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  • Duration: 45 to 60 mins
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Wanaka Snowshoe Tour

Off the beaten track, with great views, gentle terrain and the feeling of being remote,  What more could you ask for? This is a real snow adventure in a true Alpine environment. The Pisa Range offers fantastic terrain to explore and experience the snow. Our trips are suitable for all people of any age (7+) and most fitness levels, we keep our groups small so its ideal if you are seeking a rewarding scenic snow experience away from the crowds.The Alpine Guided Snowshoe is achievable by anybody.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Ski Transfer to Remarkables Ski Field from Queenstown

Ensure a great day in the Remarkables Ski Field with this private transfer service from Queenstown. Travel in style with private transportation suited to your group's size, such as a 4-wheel drive Land Cruiser or larger vehicle. Assistance with equipment rental, timing, and activities is also available.
  • Duration: 2 to 8 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 8 hrs
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Private Ski Transfer Queenstown to Coronet Peak Ski Field

Hit the slopes at Coronet Peak with private transfer in a vehicle for six, 11, or 22 passengers. The schedule is tailored to you, so you can ski and ride as long as you want, with options for large and small groups and departure times throughout the day. Simply meet a driver at your location in Queenstown, head to the snow with an experienced mountain guide behind the wheel, then return to town between two and 8 hours later.
  • Duration: 2 to 8 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 8 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Alpine Heliski Adventure

Let us fly you deep into New Zealand's Southern Alps, where our expert guides will safely lead you through incredible, untouched terrain and pristine powder. Choose your own package based on number of runs: are you a beginner to intermediate skier or rider? The 3 run day is a perfect introduction to heliskiing. Are you an advanced to expert skier or rider? The 8 run day provides a true back-country challenge. And of course you will be provided everything in between. You will be provided transport to and from the heli launch area. Plan on a full day, lasting from approximately 8 am until 4 pm. All our packages also include a hot, gourmet lunch on the mountain, which is the perfect time to take in the breathtaking views and snap some photos.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Cardrona Ski Pass & Rental Package

Bundle & save! Make life simpler & grab your lift pass & rental gear in one easy package with Cardrona! We have a huge range of the latest ski & snowboard gear for a great day out in our three rental locations – in Queenstown, Wanaka & on the mountain. Collect your gear & pass in town before you head up the hill or sort it out when you arrive on the mountain, the choice is yours!Includes ski lift pass & ski/snowboard rental giving access to all lifts from 8.30am until 4pm. 
  • Duration: 1 to 5 days
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  • Duration: 1 to 5 days
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Backcountry Snowshoeing Tour from Queenstown

Explore Queenstown’s snowy backcountry on a wintertime snowshoe hike, suitable for beginners and experts. An experienced guide offers instructional tips during an orientation session, then leads you at a leisurely pace through this alpine environment. Stop at scenic viewpoints to enjoy coffee and cookies and snap photos of the exquisite South Island scenery. Snowshoe equipment and round-trip hotel transport are included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Cardrona Single & Multi Day Ski Pass

Chose from Single Day or Multi-Day ski passes at Cardrona; the more you ski, the more you save! These passes are open-dated & can be used at any point during the 2018 winter season (excludes Single Day Off Peak pass).
  • Duration: 2 to 5 days
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  • Duration: 2 to 5 days
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