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Queenstown & Wanaka

Heli Skiing Packages

Blizzard Skiing – Heli Skiing and Snowboarding packages will offer you a ski day you will remember for a lifetime? One of these heli skiing packages is a great way to start. To help you select the heli skiing package that is right for you – take a look at our ability scale and then choose from the packages below.

Blizzard Skiing – Heli Skiing packages include various heli skiing options from 3 run packages for beginners right the way through to multiday and private charter heli skiing and heli snowboarding packages on amazing untouched alpine terrain surrounding the world renowned snow destinations of Queenstown, Wanaka and the Southern Alps.

 Heli Skiing Packages

3 Run Day
Heli Skiing

$940

Queenstown
Included:

  • Friendly, experienced, professional guides
  • Full safety briefing given before departure
  • Safety equipment
  • Delicious gourmet lunch
  • Pick-up and return of rental skis/boards
  • Transfers from Queenstown accommodation 

Full Day Tour

4 Run Day
Heli Skiing

$985

Queenstown
Included:

  • Friendly, experienced, professional guides
  • Full safety briefing given before departure
  • Safety equipment
  • Delicious gourmet lunch
  • Pick-up and return of rental skis/boards
  • Transfers from Queenstown accommodation 

Full Day Tour

5 Run Day
Heli Skiing

$1080

Queenstown
Included:

  • Friendly, experienced, professional guides
  • Full safety briefing given before departure
  • Safety equipment
  • Delicious gourmet lunch
  • Pick-up and return of rental skis/boards
  • Transfers from Queenstown accommodation 

Full Day Tour

6 Run Day
Heli Skiing

$1165

Queenstown
Included:

  • Friendly, experienced, professional guides
  • Full safety briefing given before departure
  • Safety equipment
  • Delicious gourmet lunch
  • Pick-up and return of rental skis/boards
  • Transfers from Queenstown accommodation 

Full Day Tour

7 Run Day
Heli Skiing

$1255

Queenstown
Included:

  • Friendly, experienced, professional guides
  • Full safety briefing given before departure
  • Safety equipment
  • Delicious gourmet lunch
  • Pick-up and return of rental skis/boards
  • Transfers from Queenstown accommodation 

Full Day Tour

8 Run Day
Heli Skiing

$1340

Queenstown
Included:

  • Friendly, experienced, professional guides
  • Full safety briefing given before departure
  • Safety equipment
  • Delicious gourmet lunch
  • Pick-up and return of rental skis/boards
  • Transfers from Queenstown accommodation 

Full Day Tour

Ability Scale

HELI 1

Intermediate Skier/Rider
You Ski/Board the blue runs, only sometimes go off piste, have little or no powder experience and Ski/Board up to 10 days per season.

HELI 2

Intermediate-Advanced Skier/Rider
You Ski/Board the blue runs and some easier black runs, sometimes go off piste in good conditions, have some powder experience and Ski/ Board 10-20 days per season.

HELI 3

Advanced Skier/Rider
You mainly Ski/Board black runs, go off piste most of the time, have many days of powder experience and Ski/Board over 20 days per season.

HELI 4

Expert Skier/Rider
You always Ski/Board black and double black runs, mostly Ski/Board off piste, and are an accomplished powder and “all snow condition” Skier/Boarder. You Ski/Board 40 days plus per season.

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POWDER SHOT – 3 RUN DAY Suitable for HELI 1 

Our 3 run package is the ideal heli day to ease you into the full heliski experience. Two morning runs, a lunch break to re-energise, then a final run to finish the day!

POWDER RIDE – 4 RUN DAY Suitable for Heli 1 & HELI 2 

On the Powder Ride day we Ski/Board 2 runs, 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

DEEP RIDE – 5 RUN DAY Suitable for HELI 2 

The Deep Ride is a step up from the powder ride day, Ideal for strong intermediate skiers/boarders the 5 Run Day lets you experience a total day of powder pleasure.

VERTICAL 6 – 6 RUN DAY Suitable for HELI 2 & HELI 3 

The 6 run day is a full-on high-energy day where you will sample some of the best heli skiing/boarding NZ has to offer. The 6 run day is all about more runs, steeper lines and max adventure!

DEEP-VERT – 7 RUN DAY Suitable for HELI 3  

The 7 run day is about long runs and epic locations, suited to advanced skiers/boarders.

XTRA-VERT – 8 RUN DAY Suitable for HELI 3 & HELI 4 

The 8 run day is a high performance, adrenaline pumping, action packed day. Choose the 8 run day and you will experience a day of unparalleled leg burning pleasure!

Frequently Asked Questions 

When is the best time to go Heli-Skiing?
Do I need powder skis?
Snowboards
Hire
How well do I have to Ski / Snowboard?
How long are the runs?
What do I wear?
Saftey equipment
Accommodation transfers
What about the weather?
How does the Heli Ski day run?
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Heli Skiing Terrain

Heli Skiing Terrain in New Zealand

Heli skiing in New Zealand spans across 8 separate mountain ranges with in excess of 400 heli ski runs and provides you with access to 1000′s of hectares of exceptional bowls, snowy ridges and powder basins for your skiing and riding pleasure.

Our Heli Skiing terrain in New Zealands, South Island is split into the northern region and southern region. The southern region covers all the main mountain ranges surrounding Queenstown and Wanaka. Our Northern region spans several ranges near Mt Cook, this region has a multitude of heli skiing runs in excess of 1200m making these some of the longest heliski runs in New Zealand.

Throughout our vast Heli Skiing terrain in New Zealand each mountain range is 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.

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Heli Skiing Saftey

Safety
Guides
Snow Safety
Pilots
Helicopters
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