From Wanaka

There are four ability groupings and it is important that you ski in the correct one. If you allocate yourself points in the following questionnaire, the total will place you in the correct group. Click here to view our ability questionnaire.

$875.00pp
Wanaka Experience 3 Runs

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

$925.00pp
Wanaka Classic 4 Runs

The classic day of New Zealand heli-skiing, exploring a variety of awesome terrain. Conditions conducive, you’re feeling strong, upgrade by taking an extra run or two.

$1155.00pp
Wanaka Maximum Vertical 7 Runs

‘Max Vert’ for advanced skiers/boarders who know they’ll push the limits! After 7 runs the choice is yours, go home or go for more runs. Some of our Max Vert groups ski 10-15 runs a day.

Mount Cook Heli-skiing from Wanaka
$1425.00pp
5 Runs

An awe inspiring scenic flight from Wanaka to the Mount Cook region starts the day. Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain and the area offers high altitude heli-skiing/boarding. After 5 runs in this magnificent environment and an alpine lunch, your group may upgrade for extra runs before your flight back to Wanaka.

$99.00 per run
Extra Runs
Extra runs are available subject to conditions and agreement from a minimum of three clients per group.

Included in all Heli-day options:

  • Fully qualified Guide (guide to guest ratio 1:4/5 skiers/boarders)
  • All Guides UIAGM and/or NZMGA certified
  • Gourmet buffet lunch
  • Use of tranceivers
  • All transfers from accommodation to heli-staging areas and return
  • Pick up and drop off of your rental equipment
  • “Capture the Experience ” video service available on request

All prices are in New Zealand dollars and are per day per person. Click here to find out about multi-day Heli Ski options.

Important Notice
Snow and Weather Conditions
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.
BOOKING CONDITIONS
Simply contact our office, your specialist travel agent or click here to book. It is advisable to make reservations for heli-skiing well in advance.
Payment:
Confirms your booking and is due - 1) Daily Heli-skiing - by 6pm the day before 2) Harris Mountains Heli-ski Multi Day Odyssey Programme - 21 days before arrival Bad weather can prevent flying, reconfirmation must be made by 6.00pm the day prior to flying / heli-skiing.
Cancellations
1) Daily Heli-skiing - Full refund can only be guaranteed if cancellation received 24 hours prior to skiing. Inside 24 hours full payment is applied. 2) Harris Mountains Heli-ski Odyssey Programme - Full refund is given if cancellation received 21 days before arrival.
Refunds
If adverse weather prevents flying, your money will be fully refunded. If some heli-skiing has been possible but less than the runs booked, you will be refunded at NZD$100 per run not skied. Refunds are not given due to injury, lack of ability or fitness.
Prices
Prices are per person and in New Zealand dollars. Inclusive of 15% GST (goods & services tax)
Reservations and Confirmations
Reservations must be reconfirmed by 6.00pm the day prior to flying. Early morning the weather is checked regarding daily operation. If weather conditions preclude flying you can reschedule to the next day. It is wise to book well in advance especially during our peak season.
What happens on the day
Early in the morning we check the weather and then we contact you. If it's on, we'll pick you up and take you to the staging area where you're introduced to your pilot, guide and fellow heli-skiers. Here you are introduced to your guide and group of similar ability and given a safety brief on avalanche transceivers, helicopter and mountain safety. Then you fly off to the first heli-ski run. Early afternoon all groups meet for an alpine buffet lunch with time to relax. The afternoon is back to the ultimate - more heli-ski runs. Harris Mountains Heli-ski... the perfect escape from the everyday.