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Heli-skiing works like this... 

Harris Mountains Heli Ski Wanaka Queenstown Heli Skiing Above Lake Wanaka
From Queenstown or Wanaka:

1 Early in the morning we check the weather, then we contact you to confirm the heli-skiing trip is on, and to set a meeting or pickup time. 
2typicalday You will make your way to our staging area via your own transport or from our pick up locations, where you’re introduced to your pilot, guide and fellow heli-skiers. 
3 A safety briefing is given covering avalanche transceivers, helicopter and mountain safety. Then you fly off to the day’s first heli-ski run. 
4 All heli-ski groups meet together for an picnic lunch and some downtime to relax and talk about the morning’s action. 
5 After that, it’s back to the ultimate ski experience - more heli-ski runs to finish off your perfect day in the mountains.
  At the end of the day, we take you back to the the staging area where you can make your way back to your accommodation for a well-deserved rest or a quick change before your après ski evening in Queenstown or Wanaka.


Harris Mountains Heli Ski Perfect Ski ConditionsMount Cook:

Clients have the option to self-drive to the staging area at Mt Cook.  We also offer the option to fly to Mt Cook from Queenstown or Wanaka.
The rest of the day’s action is similar to the above – amazing powder and incredible views!

What’s included in the heli-ski package?
  • Fully-qualified, certified mountain specialist heli-ski guide, at a guide-to-guest ratio of 1:4-5
  • Picnic lunch
  • Avalanche transceiver and training on transceiver use
  • Limited transportation from accommodation to heli-staging area available

Do I need powder skis?   How long are the runs?   How do I schedule my heli-ski trip?   More questions answered here.  


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