Mount Cook Heli Skiing from Wanaka

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Highlights & inclusions

Heli Ski Experience
Fully qualified guide
Alpine buffet lunch
Suitable for guests of all abilities

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Fri, Apr 19, 2024

What you can expect

Strong intermediate or better skiers with a sense of adventure will love this **Mount Cook** **heli ski** experience from **Wanaka**! Take advantage of being situated on the highest mountain in New Zealand and its inherent altitude to take on some of the world's most challenging and spectacular snowboarding terrain. The Mount Cook region is a huge area filled with vast, heavily covered peaks that provide multiple runs of optimal ski conditions, and you can expect some of the best, unspoilt snow you'll ever come across! In addition to the ski experience, all the necessary safety equipment is included in the cost of the package as well as a delicious, alpine-style buffet lunch to be enjoyed at midday, and all transfers from your accommodation to the helicopter staging areas and subsequent return are also included - all of which makes for a great value, maximum-convenience package!

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Heli Ski tour
  • Fully qualified guide
  • Alpine buffet lunch
  • Use of transceivers
  • All transfers from accommodation to heli-staging areas and return
  • Pick up and drop off of your rental equipment
Highlights
  • For everyone who thought heli-skiing was beyond them!
  • Your guide will lead you to terrain suited to your ability for an unforgettable experience
Time
  • Available in the winter months only (July - Sep)
  • Tours depart between 8am - 9am. The exact departure time will be confirmed by the tour operator after the booking
What To Bring
  • You will need to bring your ski/board or hire equipment
  • You will need to have warm clothing – a windproof jacket and pants, warm gloves, sunglasses or goggles and sunscreen
  • Bring a camera to capture ski day
Additional Information
  • Run length varies depending on the terrain and snow conditions. Our exclusive terrain offers runs that vary between 2000 and 2500 vertical feet of treeless skiing in sheltered basins, bowls and wide rolling mountain flanks through to steep and gnarly chutes
  • Heli-skiing / boarding takes place in an alpine environment, above the tree line and is weather dependent. When booking, we suggest you register with us for daily heli-skiing as soon as you arrive in the area and allow some flexibility in your schedule. Snow in the backcountry can vary from fine powder to crud to beautiful spring corn. Check with us for the latest conditions
Cancellation Policy
  • A full refund can only be guaranteed if we receive your notice of cancellation at least 24 hours prior to skiing.
  • Within 24 hours of departure, full payment is retained.
  • If adverse weather prevents flying, your money will be fully refunded.
  • If some heli-ski runs have been completed, but fewer than the number of runs booked, you will be refunded at $100 per run not skied.
  • Refunds are not given if runs are not completed due to the lack of ability or fitness.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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Sustainability

Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
From $1,978.00
$184.00AUD
or 4 x $46.00 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience
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