3 Run Queenstown

snowboarder makes fresh tracks while heliboarding in NZ with Southern Lakes Heliski

Whet your appetite for powder with the perfect introduction to the heliski experience. The 3 Run is suitable for first-time intermediate heliskiers and heliboarders who want to try powder for the first time. Extra runs are available on the day.

A professional guide and safety equipment will be allocated to you and instruction on how to use it. You will be grouped with 4-5 other people of similar ability and taken to terrain that suits your ability.

A weather call will be made at 7.45am with departure soon after. After a full day of being in the backcountry, you will return to town approximately any time from 4-6pm.

It’s important to have the right equipment, either fat skis or a longer board. Please check in with the shop staff if you are unsure. Also, check our FAQ page for commonly asked questions.

Our heliski terrain is in the alpine and provides an untracked paradise accompanied by stunning vistas. Intermediate heliski or heliboard terrain consists of wide-open bowls and rolling hills. Your professional guide is there to keep you safe and help you to have a memorable experience.

Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of New Zealand. Surrounded by stunning lakes, mountains, and an abundance of great restaurants, bars, shopping, its the perfect place for a winter holiday. Enjoy a couple of days on the local ski fields then head out for a heliski with us.

Price includes transfers, heli lifts, guidesafety equipment & briefing and gourmet lunch in the mountains.

Book extra runs on the day for only $110 per run

Want to be first on the slopes and enjoy a longer scenic flight then ask about our fly flyoption for only $200pp

All you need to bring is yourself,  powder skis or boarding equipment, sunscreen, a camera and a great attitude.