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MT COOK WILDERNESS HELI DAY
5 Epic Runs among New Zealand's highest peaks
From price based on 5-run day (per person).
Base/invoice currency is in NZD.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
From price based on 5-run day (per person).
Base/invoice currency is in NZD.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 731
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Explore the natural wonders of the Mt Cook region whilst carving some turns in pristine powder. This package includes 5 runs (option to purchase more on the day) plus lunch, avalanche safety gear & guiding.
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Inclusions
  • 5 incredible heli ski runs
  • Professional guide services (maximum 5 guests per guide)
  • A generous picnic lunch on the snow
  • Safety equipment, including avalanche transceivers
  • Pick-ups from Mt Cook Village to the helipad (if required)
Add-ons
  • Extra runs (NZD$110 / run)
Location: New Zealand | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
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Wilderness Heliskiing Day

Operating from July 1 to September 30, Mt Cook Heliski  offer a 5-run “wilderness heliskiing” day which includes the guided skiing, a picnic lunch, avalanche transceiver, other safety equipment, and ground transfers from the Mt Cook village if required. Needless to say, the package also includes the fabulously scenic helicopter rides!

For many international visitors the NZ currency exchange is incredibly favourable, making this experience of a lifetime “cheap as chups”.

Mt Cook Heliski also offers this package as a private charter. So if you have a group of up to 4 friends who are at a similar level, why not do a private charter and max your vertical!

Highlights

  • 6 Mountain Ranges To Explore
  • Highest landings in the country - with runs averaging 800 vertical metres
  • Lines for strong intermediate to advanced snowboarders and skiers
  • Longest vertical drop in NZ
  • Most consistent snow in NZ
  • Exclusive terrain in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Helipad LocationThe main helipad is Glentanner Airfield, and occasionally from Mount Cook Airport. Glentanner is only 15 minutes drive from Mt Cook village and less than an hour from Lake Tekapo.

See more information about Mt Cook Heliski here >>

Accommodation Options

This package doesn't include accommodation however the Mt Cook village has several accommodation options. The renowned Hermitage Mt Cook offers a range of lodgings including luxurious hotel rooms offering spectacular views, motel rooms and chalets. Mt Cook village also has the YHA Mount Cook and a lodge. See the Mt Cook accommodation page for more information.

The other option is to stay in one of the Lake Tekapo hotels, about an hour away from Mt Cook.

2017 Prices & Inclusions

5-run day - NZD 1,075 per person
  • mixed group package (max 5 guests per guide)
  • base price & billing currency is in New Zealand Dollars
  • price inclusive of taxes
Other Package OptionsEx Queenstown (includes return flight to Mt Cook) NZD 1,525 per person
Ex Wanaka (includes return flight to Mt Cook) NZD 1,525 per person
Private Groups - ideally 4-5 guests (includes 2 hours flying time 8-10 runs) Request a quote Inclusions
  • 5 incredible heli ski runs
  • Professional guide services (maximum 5 guests per guide)
  • A generous picnic lunch on the snow
  • Safety equipment, including avalanche transceivers
  • Pick-ups from Mt Cook Village to the helipad (if required)
Optional Extras
  • Extra runs (NZD$110 / run)
Not Included