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Escape the summer heat and head down to the Southern Alps for the ultimate New Zealand snowboarding tour to explore the South Island's three best snowboard regions and five best resorts. Enjoy expert instruction and guiding, untracked powder, unforgettable heli-boarding, world-class terrain parks and stylish accommodation while touring the very best of 'Middle Earth's' spectacular scenery.
INSTRUCTION - NEW ZEALAND SNOWBOARD COACHING
Open to riders of all abilities, this New Zealand snowboarding holiday is ideal for those looking to improve their all-round riding skills. Our world-class instructors will work with you to develop your freeride skills, including backcountry and powder skills if you're ready, with an option for freestyle instruction if this interests you. Beginner snowboarders will learn all the skills they need to ensure maximum progression and enjoyment; intermediate snowboarders will be encouraged to ride with increasing speed and confidence and to optimize their style and technique; and advanced riders 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.
ITINERARY - WHERE WE SNOWBOARD IN NEW ZEALAND
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: SNOWBOARDING QUEENSTOWN RESORTS Ride one of Queenstown’s top resorts. Dinner & nightlife in Queenstown. Stay in beautiful condos with stunning views of the lake.
DAY 3: SNOWBOARDING QUEENSTOWN RESORTS Ride one of Queenstown’s top resorts. Dinner & nightlife in Queenstown. Stay in beautiful condos with stunning views of the lake.
DAY 4: SNOWBOARDING QUEENSTOWN RESORTS Ride 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: SNOWBOARD LOCAL KIWI RESORT Ride a full day on isolated mountain with spectacular views. Stay in remote mountain lodge.
DAY 7: SNOWBOARD LOCAL KIWI RESORT Get in a morning session before an afternoon drive to Wanaka. Stay in stylish apartments.
DAY 8: RIDE WANAKA RESORTS Ride one of Wanaka's top resorts. Stay in stylish apartments.
DAY 9: OPTIONAL HELI-RIDE DAY Drop by heli onto pristine powder for 4 runs through open powder bowls and steeps. Guests who choose not to heli-ride will ride at one of the top resorts in Wanaka. Stay in stylish apartments.
DAY 10: NEW ZEALAND SNOWBOARDING TOUR ENDS 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 the best New Zealand snowboarding, with 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 snowboarding instruction & guiding for all abilities
Unforgettable heli-riding day
Full days of riding and coaching
Tour New Zealand`s best resorts & scenery
5 different resorts, freestyle & freeride, heli-boarding
Braden (USA): Personally I had a great time with everyone. New Zealand was amazing: it was one of those once in a lifetime experiences, although hopefully I will go back someday in the future to see more.