Spring heliskiing is awesome right now!

September, are you in Spring or Winter? What started out as Spring with temperatures warming up, blossoms emerging and little lambs skipping and prancing amongst the daffodils soon changed back to Winter. It came back with a vengeance too, delivering snow right down to lake level and over 100cm to the backcountry!! This came at … Continued

Southern Lakes Heliski receives the 2017 TripAdvisor Excellence Award!

Southern Lakes Heliski is excited to announce we have once again received a 2017 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have consistently obtained great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. This recognition is awesome to get as it allows TripAdvisor to publically honor businesses that … Continued

Heli-boarding with Olympian Stephanie Prem! She’s Back!

Last week we had the pleasure of former Australian Winter Olympian Stephanie Prem, and her family, join us for a few days in the backcountry. She timed it well with a week of perfect powder conditions accompanied by bluebird skies. Stephanie is a special lady, in 2010 she broke her back attempting an 18-metre snowboard … Continued

5 Reasons to Heliski with Southern Lakes Heliski this Winter

Have you ever been sitting in a lift line queue, people jostling you for a better place when you hear the sweet thrup thrup of a helicopter passing over head? You look up and you wonder where it’s going, there is a pod on the side and that can only mean one thing…that helicopter is … Continued

Southern Lakes Heliski August 2017 Update.

Heliskiers and boarders in the New Zealand mountains have been enjoying day after day of epic snow conditions, especially the Canterbury region which has been in the direct firing line of the latest three big Southerly storms.  Although the Southern Lakes didn’t get hit with the same quantity of snow that Canterbury got, what we … Continued