Ladies Dont Let the Boys Have All The Fun!

I’ve been lucky enough to work in heliskiing in New Zealand for some years now and maybe it’s my view from the inside that’s blinded me to how the activity can be perceived. Recently a female friend told me she’d never be able to heliski. As we discussed why, I realised her opinion had been … Continued

How To Choose The Right Equipment For Your Heliski Day.

Skis and snowboards have come a long way over the last few years. Having the right board or skis can really help to ensure you maximise your heliski day and make it as enjoyable as you can.  Powder skiing or riding is a little different from being on-piste, but recent ski and board innovations have … Continued


Right now! Planning ahead can help save you money whilst creating more options for you to take advantage of. It allows you time to choose the right destination for your winter holiday requirements, a greater range of accommodation choices, and allows you to keep your finger on the pulse for cheaper airfares. We’ve come up … Continued

Make Heli Skiing Your 2018 New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year to all you powder lovers out there. Hopefully, you’re curing the powder blues and getting some face shots in the Northern Hemisphere, or just checking out all the latest footage online to get a fix. If you didn’t get the heliski trip you wanted for Christmas (we know that’s what you really … Continued

What do our helicopters do in the Summer?

Southern Lakes Heliski gets a break in the Summer but our helicopters don’t.  They get to keep exploring new terrain, specialising in scenic flights, agricultural, commercial and private charters. With New Zealand being one of the top countries to visit in the world due to its beauty, it makes sense to take a scenic helicopter flight. … Continued