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Heli-ski Queenstown and Wanaka

The mountains surrounding the world-renowned resort towns of Queenstown and Wanaka feature thrilling backcountry terrain and dramatic scenery. Enjoy an unforgettable day of heli-ski or heli-board bliss before savouring the vibrant après ski nightlife each location offers.

3 Runs Experience

For everyone who thought heli-skiing was beyond them. Your guide will lead you to terrain suited to your ability for an unforgettable ski experience.

 

A typical day & what's included

$990 pp
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Terrain
3 runs

Runs vary between 1500 to 2500 vertical feet of treeless skiing in sheltered basins, bowls and wide rolling mountain flanks. Our 3 run experience is a day focussed on taking our time to enjoy our alpine playground. 

 

Ability level
Intermediate

Ability: Intermediate skiers and boarders   Pace: Easier

Our three run heli-ski day will open your eyes to the world of heli-skiing. Ideal for intermediate skiers venturing into untracked snow for the first time.

 

Not sure if this is right for you? Take our Ability Guide Quiz.

Additional runs
$110

Get more vertical - Upgrade your heli-ski day by adding extra runs to this trip. Extra heli-runs are available subject to conditions and agreement by a minimum of 3 clients per group.  

SPRING SPECIAL - 4 Runs Classic

SEPTEMBER ONLY - Was $1045 NOW $745!

Explore a variety of amazing terrain on a classic day of New Zealand heli-skiing. Explore Queenstown and Wanaka's powder playground.  

A typical day & what's included

$745 pp
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Terrain
4 runs

Runs vary between 1500 to 2500 vertical feet of treeless skiing in sheltered basins, bowls and wide rolling mountain flanks. On our classic day there is the opportunity to sample some of our more advanced terrain.  

Ability level
Intermediate

Ability: From intermediate skiers and boarders to experts  Pace: Relaxed

The classic day is for all ability levels. You'll find descents to suit your group while not requiring the fitness level of a max vert package.  

Not sure if this is right for you? Take our Ability Guide Quiz.

Additional runs
$110

When the snow conditions are this great, you'll be wanting more. You can choose to upgrade your heli-ski day by adding extra runs to this trip. Extra runs require a minimum of three clients per group and are subject to conditions.  

SPRING SPECIAL - 7 Runs Maximum Vertical

SEPTEMBER ONLY - Was $1325 NOW $945!

The ultimate trip, more runs, steeper terrain, faster pace. Embrace the essence of heli-skiing on this unique trip.  

 

A typical day & what's included

$945 pp
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Terrain
7 + runs

The Maximum Vert package will enable you to gorge yourself on the whole heli-ski menu! An opportunity to access steeper terrain, chutes and glaciers. 

Ability level
Intermediate or Advanced

For advanced skiers and boarders who know they’ll push the limits, or for the intermediate skier with a good fitness level wanting to have an active fast paced day.

Not sure if this is right for you? Take our Ability Guide Quiz.

Additional runs
$110

After seven runs on some of NZ's best powder you'll be begging for more. Some of our Max Vert groups have skied 10-15 runs in a day!

Upgrade your heli-ski day by adding extra runs. Extra runs are available subject to conditions and agreement by a minimum of three clients per group.  

Heli-ski Mt Cook

The Aoraki Mount Cook ranges are not only the home of New Zealand’s highest peak, but also some of the country’s most exhilarating ski and snowboard terrain. Harris Mountain Heli-Ski has access to some incredible heli-ski territory in this extraordinary region.

5 Runs Mount Cook Classic

A classic day heli-skiing in NZ's highest alpine playground. Mt Cook offers longer runs and higher annual snowfall plus your chance to ski amongst the seracs and glaciers.

 

$1,155 pp
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Terrain
5 Runs

Explore a variety of amazing terrain, take in the spectacular views of Aoraki Mount Cook. 5 mountain ranges and over 1500 square kilometers of terrain. 

Ability level
Intermediate

Offering lots of options for the experts skiers and boarders, with challenging terrain for those tempted. First time heli-skiers and boarders will find a great selection of bowls and rolling terrain.

 

Not sure if this is right for you? Take our Ability Guide Quiz.

Additional runs
$110

After 5 runs in Mt Cook's magnificent alpine conditions you'll be wanting more. You can choose to upgrade your day by adding extra runs. Available with the agreement of a minimum of three clients per group.  

5 Runs Mt Cook Classic + Flight (ex Queenstown/ Wanaka)

Experience a breathtaking scenic flight from Queenstown or Wanaka before beginning your epic day of heli-skiing at Mt Cook. Combining 5 classic runs heli-skiing NZ's highest alpine playground, with transfers via plane to Mt Cook.  The ultimate day heli-skiing!

$1,565 pp
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Terrain
5 Runs

A variety of high altitude terrain to explore throughout Mt Cook National Park. With 5 mountain ranges and over 1500 square kilometers of terrain.   

Ability level
Intermediate and Advanced

Plenty of terrain and options for experts to intermediate skiers and boarders. From wide open bowls to challenging chutes there's something for everyone.

Not sure if this is right for you? Take our Ability Guide Quiz.

Additional runs
$110

There's always the chance for just one more. Upgrade your day by adding extra runs to get one last taste of what Mt Cook has to offer. Available with the agreement of a minimum of three clients per group. 

Heli-ski Private Charters

Heli-ski Private Charters

Harris Mountains Heli-Ski are specialists in private heli-skiing and heli-boarding charters. This is the ultimate adventure, with a helicopter exclusively for your use, your own guides and thousands of vertical feet of untracked snow to explore.

Enjoy the freedom to set your own pace and ski or board wherever conditions permit. Offering the ultimate in convenience and flexibility, skip from mountain to mountain. Ski and board as much or as little as you please, as fast or as slow as you wish. Your private charter reflects the exclusive desires of your group.

Whether you are getting family together for a special occasion, would like to experience more backcountry on your own time or would just like to share the ultimate snow experience with a group of mates, make the most of our expertise and let us design your heli-ski day specifically for you.

By choosing a private charter, we can cater for groups with different ability levels and even host spectators who would prefer to watch on and join you for lunch in the mountains after your runs. The number of runs achieved is dependent on the number of heli-skiers/boarders in the charter group, their ability level and the helicopter flying time used.

While we can personalise charters catering to many different needs, abilities and budgets, here are three options to give you an idea of what you can experience with Harris Mountains Heli-Ski.

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Option 1

Charter a helicopter exclusively for your use, along with your own fully-qualified guides and thousands of vertical feet of untracked snow to explore.

Depending on group size, abilities and terrain, this option should allow up to:

8-12 runs | 4 people | 1.5 hours flight time

Prices from $7,450

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Option 2

 Spend more time in the mountains and charter a helicopter for a group of up to four clients, accessing unchartered terrain deep in the heart of the Southern Alps.

Depending on group size, abilities and terrain, this option should allow up to:

10-15 runs | 4 people | 2 hours flight time

Prices from $8,950

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Option 3

Exclusively charter a helicopter and specialist guides for an exhilarating day in the mountains. Enjoy the freedom to set your own pace and ski or board wherever conditions permit. 

Depending on group size, abilities and terrain, this option should allow up to:

7-15 runs | 5-10 people | 2 hours flight time

Prices from $10,500

Important Information

Private charters are available from Queenstown, Wanaka and Mount Cook.

All charters include your own fully-qualified heli-ski guides, avalanche transceivers and an alpine buffet lunch.

 Charters are subject to availability in peak season. We recommend you book well in advance, although for bookings with less than 48 hours’ notice please call us on +64 3 442 6722

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