Southern Lakes Heliski

Tue, 26th September at 11:59 a.m.


Weather Conditions

4°C, Mixed

The day is shaping to be a find spring day! Expect mild temperatures and low winds. Into the evening the weather will switch it up, we're expecting some showers and snow down to 1100m.

Snow Conditions

Average depth of 177cm

We've got great coverage still. Tomorrow we're expecting between 10cm and 15cm. Some great spring heliskiing!

Last snowfall was 15cm on Mon, 18th Sep

Southern Lakes Heliski is the only locally owned and operated heliski company in Queenstown and Wanaka, and has over 30 years of experience in the industry. With by far the most terrain options of any other operator in the region, Southern Lakes Heliski has access to 11 different mountain ranges and offers more than 600 potential runs, including Glacier Skiing and the highest terrain in the region. Our expert pilots and guides offer an exhilarating way to experience the epic Southern Alps, and consistently deliver the finest heliskiing experiences in the market!

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About Southern Lakes Heliski

With over 20 years experience in the New Zealand Heliski industry, the region's most exclusive, varied terrain options and highly experienced guides certified under the NZMGA training program; Southern Lakes Heliski is your premium heli-skiing and boarding provider in the Southern Lakes of New Zealand.

Based out of the mountain resorts of Queenstown & Wanaka with exclusive access to 5,500 square kilometers of terrain over seven different mountain ranges, pursue the best powder with down to earth guides, and achieve the most exhilarating heli-skiing or heli-boarding experience possible.Located in New Zealand's Southern Alps, Southern Lakes Heliski operates in a winter destination that offers an awe-inspiring array of activities to energise the body and refresh the spirit.

Over the past 16 years, Southern Lakes Heliski has played an integral part in this rejuvenation process, whisking clients away from the realities of daily life and transporting them to a snow-laden wilderness. Here they enjoy the freedom, exhilaration and tranquillity of heliskiing.

A Southern Lakes Heliski day is unique to each and every one of our clients. Our goal is simple - to give you the best possible heliski or heliboard experience. As owner/operators we ensure a careful balance is struck throughout the day, between excitement and challenge and your own personal safety and comfort.

The Thomson, Eyre, Humboldt, Richardson, Central Harris and Hector Mountains

Each mountain range is affected differently by the prevailing weather pattern and gives us greater flexibility when deciding on the best possible heliski location each day.

Our daily choice of terrain is dependent on a number of key factors including weather conditions; snow quality and stability; flying conditions and the group's skiing/snowboarding ability.

As the terrain is so close to Queenstown, there is minimal transport time giving our clients maximum heliski time.

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Contact Details

Queenstown Booking Office
37 Shotover Street
P: +64 3 442 6222
F: +64 3 442 9595
C: +27 475 0525

Wanaka Booking Office
39 Helwick Street
P: +64 3 443 6410

P O Box 605 Wanaka
P: +64 3 443 8092