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Escape the summer heat and head down to New Zealand for the ultimate ski holiday - a tour through the South Island's three best ski regions and five best resorts. Enjoy expert instruction and guiding, untracked powder, unforgettable heli-skiing, world-class terrain parks and stylish accommodation while touring the very best of 'Middle Earth's' spectacular scenery.
Open to skiers of all abilities, our New Zealand skiing vacation is ideal for those looking to improve their all-round skiing skills. Our world-class instructors will work with you to develop your freeride skills, including backcountry and powder skills if you're ready, and will also provide in-depth freestyle instruction if this interests you. Beginners will learn all the skills they need to ensure maximum progression and enjoyment; intermediates will be encouraged to ski with increasing speed and confidence and to optimize their style and technique; and advanced skiers will receive coaching that is tailored to their specific goals. All levels will receive video coaching and workshops on such topics as on-mountain safety and tuning and waxing. Presently, we do not offer telemark instruction.
DAY 1: ARRIVE & RELAX Pick up from Queenstown Airport and explore the adventure capital of the world! Stay in beautiful condos with stunning views of the lake.
DAY 2: SKI QUEENSTOWN RESORTS Ski one of Queenstown’s top resorts. Dinner & nightlife in Queenstown. Stay in beautiful condos with stunning views of the lake.
DAY 3: SKI QUEENSTOWN RESORTS Ski one of Queenstown’s top resorts. Dinner & nightlife in Queenstown. Stay in beautiful condos with stunning views of the lake.
DAY 4: SKI QUEENSTOWN RESORTS Ski one of Queenstown’s top resorts. Dinner & nightlife in Queenstown. Stay in beautiful condos with stunning views of the lake.
DAY 5: REST DAY/ LOCAL KIWI RESORT Morning free to explore Queenstown. Three hour afternoon drive to local's secret spot. Stay in remote mountain lodge.
DAY 6: LOCAL KIWI RESORT Ski a full day on isolated mountain with spectacular views. Stay in remote mountain lodge.
DAY 7: LOCAL KIWI RESORT Get in a morning session before an afternoon drive to Wanaka. Stay in stylish apartments.
DAY 8: SKI WANAKA RESORTS Ski one of Wanaka's top resorts. Stay in stylish apartments.
DAY 9: OPTIONAL HELI-SKI DAY Drop by heli onto pristine powder for 4 runs through open powder bowls and steeps. Guests who choose not to heli-ski will ski at one of the top resorts in Wanaka. Stay in stylish apartments.
DAY 10: DEPART Drop off at Queenstown Airport, or ask us about staying on an extra day or two.
Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect during our trip but it is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and is tailored to weather conditions and the interests and abilities of the group.
This is the ideal trip for those who want a good overview of New Zealand`s mountains, scenery and culture. The trip is freeride focused but also allows for extensive freestyle opportunities. Beginners, intermediates and advanced are welcome.
High quality instruction & guiding for all abilities
Unforgettable heli-skiing day
Full days of skiing and coaching
Tour New Zealand`s best resorts & scenery
5 different resorts, freestyle & freeride, heli-skiing
Dan (USA), 2x returning guest: I wanted to take a moment to thank you for making part of this year truly excellent. This has been one of the best years ever, and just think, I couldn`t even snowboard at this time last year. I will never forget my adventure in New Zealand thanks to your efforts