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Full-Day Alpine Heliski Adventure

Full-Day Alpine Heliski Adventure

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Although large swathes of backcountry skiing are accessible from New Zealand’s best ski slopes, any serious powderhound should include a heli-skiing experience in their Kiwi ski holiday. Avoid the crowds, make swooping turns through untracked fresh powder and take in the super-expensive views that many ski fields lack.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$779.28
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US$779.28

The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$503.26
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$465.65
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US$465.65

Cardrona Ski Pass & Rental Package

Cardrona Ski Pass & Rental Package

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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 all of our rental locations – at Cardrona Corner in Wanaka & on-mountain at both Cardrona and Treble Cone.  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.  Valid for use at Cardrona Alpine Resort (June 12- October 17) & Treble Cone (June 26- Sept 26) during 2021 winter season.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$132.02
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US$132.02
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Cardrona First Timer Package

Cardrona First Timer Package

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Kids and adults can learn to ski or snowboard at Cardrona Alpine Resort in Queenstown. Spend your ski holiday upright on the slopes with two group 2- to 2.5-hour lessons, perfect for first-timers. This package includes a beginner lift pass with a ski or snowboard equipment rental. Upgrade to include clothing, helmets, goggles, and gloves for one day.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$124.68
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Treble Cone Ski Pass & Rental Package

Treble Cone Ski Pass & Rental Package

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Bundle & save! Make life simpler & grab your lift pass & rental gear in one easy package with Treble Cone! We have a huge range of the latest ski & snowboard gear for a great day out in all of our rental locations – at Cardrona Corner in Wanaka, Cardrona Queenstown office & on-mountain at Treble Cone. 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.  Valid for use at Treble Cone (June 26- Sept 26) & Cardrona Alpine Resort (June 12- October 17) during 2021 winter season.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$132.02
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Treble Cone Single & Multi-Day Lift Pass

Treble Cone Single & Multi-Day Lift Pass

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Choose from Single Day or Multi-Day ski passes at Treble Cone; the more you ski, the more you save! These passes are open-dated & can be used at any point during the 2021 winter season. Includes full day ski lift pass giving access to all mountain lifts from 8.30am until 4pm.  Valid for use at Treble Cone (June 26- Sept 26) & Cardrona Alpine Resort (June 12- October 17) during 2021 winter season.
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  • 1 to 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$105.62
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Cardrona Full Day Lesson Package

Cardrona Full Day Lesson Package

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If you want to brush up on your skills and you don’t have your own gear, a lift, lesson & rental package is a great start! This package includes a full day all-mountain lift pass + 2 group lessons + rental equipment. This package is perfect for both kids and adults who have previously learned to ski or snowboard. - Polish your skills at NZ's most popular ski area with a dedicated Ski or Snowboard instructor. - Access all areas- this package includes a full-mountain lift pass! - No excess baggage! Get fitted with skis, boots and poles or snowboard at our on-mountain rental department and drop it off at the end of the day. - Upgrade to include clothing, helmets, goggles, and gloves for one day. This package is date-specific and subject to availability on selected date of travel. Valid for use at Cardrona Alpine Resort (June 12- October 17) during 2021 winter season.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$207.56
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Cardrona Single & Multi Day Ski Pass

Cardrona Single & Multi Day Ski Pass

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Choose 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 2020 winter season. Includes full day ski lift pass giving access to all mountain lifts from 8.30am until 4pm.  Valid for use at Cardrona Alpine Resort (June 26- October 18) & Treble Cone (June 27- Sept 20) during 2020 winter season.
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  • 1 to 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$105.62
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Wanaka Snowshoe Tour

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$134.65
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Ski Transfer To Remarkables Ski Area (Round Trip)

Ski Transfer To Remarkables Ski Area (Round Trip)

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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.33
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Queenstown Indoor Snow Park Lesson

Queenstown Indoor Snow Park Lesson

Queenstown indoor snow park is the first indoor dry-slope terrain park in New Zealand!  It's a great place to try skiing & snowboarding affordably for the first time, learn new skills, work on tricks, and progress safely, regardless of what the weather is doing outside.  Pick up will be from Queenstown centre and take you to our facility, supply you with premium quality rental equipment then teach you in a learners only time slot, without interruption from other skier and riders. This hour of dedicated tuition is then followed by an hour of supervised skiing or riding, where you can perfect everything you have learned in a more hands off environment. Their are multiple times you may choose from as well!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$112.09
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Remarkables Alpine Guided Snowshoeing

Remarkables Alpine Guided Snowshoeing

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$134.65
Price varies by group size
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Heli Hike Fox Glacier

Heli Hike Fox Glacier

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$398.84
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Queenstown Heli-Snowmobiling Adventure

Queenstown Heli-Snowmobiling Adventure

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$808.67
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Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour

Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour

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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 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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$355.72
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Wanaka Rob Roy Glacier Hike from Queenstown

Wanaka Rob Roy Glacier Hike from Queenstown

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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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$428.78
Price varies by group size
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US$428.78
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Mt Cook Fly Heli-Hike Fly from Queenstown

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.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1,019.48
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Ski The Tasman

Ski The Tasman

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THE KIWI CLASSIC • INTRO INTO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING • A UNIQUE NZ SKIING ADVENTURE FOR ALL AGES & ABILITIES • EXPLORING THE ICE CAVES/SERACS IN CANYON LANDS • BUCKET LIST ITEM • The skiing terrain is ideal for intermediate skiers, exploring the ice caves/seracs on the glacier, and with wide/open runs • Trip is open for Skiers and Boarders • Side adventures include visits to the ice caves/natural ice features during the ski down • minimum age of 10yrs, must have adult supervision and be confident skier • Ski Guide included and safety equipment such as transceivers that will begiven om the day/training before flight (customers have to bring their own skis, boots, poles and helmets). We recommend a minimum of 90mm width underfoot skis. Customers can use our skis and poles at base, however we have a limited and mixed supply, and we do not have boots here. Customers to bring their sunglasses/goggles, sunscreen, warm clothing, and gloves.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$586.02
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5-Day Snow Explorer

5-Day Snow Explorer

Escape the crowds of Queenstown and get a taste of New Zealand’s best club fields on this five-day snow tour of the South Island. The Snow Explorer really is off-piste heaven – leave the beaten track behind and sample four epic mountains considered by locals as NZ’s best-kept-secrets: Porters, Broken River, Mt Olympus/Temple Basin and Craigieburn. Whilst these names may not ring a bell now, we guarantee by the end of your trip they will be the only thing you’ll want to talk about. Starting and ending in Christchurch, this tour best suits 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 guides are on hand to help, and most people adjust to using these tools after just a couple of runs.
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  • 5 days
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US$1,246.11
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7-Day Ultimate Heli Tour

7-Day Ultimate Heli Tour

Here it is, 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. 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!
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  • 7 days
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US$4,839.97
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7-Day Snow Safari Tour

7-Day Snow Safari Tour

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There are no wild animals on this safari – just tonnes of beautiful snow! It’s an early start on Day 1 as we meet at 6am for breakfast in Christchurch, before we head off to Mt Hutt. Each evening, you are welcome to relax at your accommodation, soak in the local hot tub, cook in, eat out, enjoy the nightlife or even night skiing... whatever takes your fancy. As you build your tour online, you will see many optional activities available to add – but remember, none of these are compulsory. Not sure which activities to choose? No problem. Once you’ve paid a deposit and secured your seat you can add activities anytime until 45 days prior to departure. Activities can also be purchased on tour – just let your tour guide know, they’ll be happy to help. As we can’t always guarantee availability when booking on tour, we suggest if there are any activities you definitely want to do that you pre-book them.
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  • 7 days
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US$1,466.14
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