WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
Your 7 day action packed ski adventure will take you around the top skiing/boarding destinations of the South Island, visiting some of the major towns and impressive sights that New Zealand has to offer.
You will be accompanied by a passionate guide who knows the island back to front, and their second-to-none expert knowledge is guaranteed to ensure you experience the very best runs and have an adrenaline fuelled week.
Day 1: Christchurch to Mt Hutt:
Your tour starts bright and early in Christchurch with a drive to Mt Hutt wasting no time with a whole day on the slopes ahead of you. Mt Hutt receives some of the lightest and driest powder in Australasia and is an awesome winter experience for all first timers and seasoned powder hounds.
Day 2: Ohau:
A well kept secret in New Zealand skiing circles, a remote ski field which offers exquisite dry powder snow terrain and gets you off the tourist trail.
Day 3: Treble Cone:
Treble cone has been reported as one of the most spectacularly scenic resorts in the world with incredible views across the beautiful lakeside town of Wanaka. It boasts New Zealand’s fastest quad chairlift, so you can enjoy more runs per day than anywhere else with plenty of exhilarating skiing and snowboarding terrain. Finally relax and unwind as Wanaka is an après-ski haven, with a huge number of places to dine, drink and dance the night away.
Day 4: Cardrona:
Cardrona is renowned among skiers and boarders for inspiring terrain and dry natural snow. With 320 hectares of wide, undulating runs, open slopes, steep chutes and awesome terrain parks, there’s something here for all to enjoy and queues are rare.
Day 5: Queenstown:
We break up your tour to give you a chance to catch your breath and see Queenstown. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in a number of extra activities including the adrenalin-junkie’s favourite’s bungee jumping and canyoning, canyon swing, taking a Milford Sound trip or challenging yourself to a skydive. These activities will incur and additional fee, which you will need to factor in to your own costs. Alternatively you may wish to just continue exploring the landscape on your own accord.
Day 6: Coronet Peak:
Coronet Peak is the oldest and most developed ski area in the South Island for boarders and skiers alike. Coronet is a natural terrain park, full of endless hits and powder stashes. Exclusive night skiing is available on Friday and Saturdays as the sun sinks slowly in the west, the lights come on and the fun begins.
Day 7: The Remarkables to Christchurch:
Last but not least, we hit The Remarkables. Wide open runs, native keas, powder snow, spectacular views, sun drenched terrain and unforgettable runs. If you’re feeling adventurous and prepared to exercise those legs a little, you will discover some of the longest off-piste runs around. Before you embark on your journey back to Christchurch you could attempt the new international standard Super Pipe for advanced level riders and skiers.