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Queenstown & Wanaka

Private Charter

Private Charter is our absolute premier product Heli Skiing product. We provide you with exclusive use of the Eurocopter helicopter and access to Blizzard Skiings’ vast terrain New Zealand Heli Skiing. Please note that fly time is collective up time, this means when the helicopter is on the ground with the engine running you are not paying. Only when the helicopter lifts off does the clock start. 1.5-2 hours fly time gives you a whole day of heli skiing.

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

 Charter Heli Skiing Packages

1 Hour Fly Time
Heli Skiing

$6195

Queenstown
5 person group

  • 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

1.5 Hour Fly Time
Heli Skiing

$7595

Queenstown
5 person group

  • 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

2 Hours Fly Time
Heli Skiing

$8950

Queenstown
5 person group

  • 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

We cater for all abilities

Know your ability

HELI Level 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 Level 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 Level 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 Level 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.

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, and maximise your powder adventure! Several of our best skiing / riding locations are deep in the backcountry it is our goal to take you to the best possible snow on any given day.

 

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Heli Skiing Saftey

Safety
Guides
Snow Safety
Pilots
Helicopters
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