6 Essential Things You Need To Heliski In New Zealand

Looking to book a heliski in New Zealand for next year and wondering what you need on the day? Then check out our 6 essential must-haves for a day in the mountains. Powder Skis Or Board The right equipment will make your day more enjoyable and allow your progression from being on-piste to backcountry snow … Continued

End of the 2017 Heliski Season Highlights

It’s always hard to say goodbye to another heliski season in New Zealand, but it’s also nice to dust off the bikes and surfboards for the long Summer months. Some of the crew love the heat but the majority of our guides fear it, instead heading to a variety of cold locations to keep skiing … Continued

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