Experiencing New Zealand’s Southern Alps on a New Zealand Snowboard Tour is easier than ever with direct flights from Australia and Asia, a range of accommodation options to suit any budget and incredible mountains to ski and snowboard, the South Island has something for everyone. Stay in Queenstown and enjoy the world class facilities on offer at The Remarkables and Coronet Peak. If you're travelling solo, the best way to explore the Queenstown Ski Resorts is on our Queenstown Snowboard Tours. From perfect groomers and impressive terrain parks, to untouched off-piste with amazing views across Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Just an hour drive from Queenstown is Wanaka; a snow-lovers paradise and a great place to experience New-Zealand’s ski-town vibe. Skiers and snowboarders enjoy two world class ski resorts nearby. Head to Cardrona for a perfect all-rounder mountain. Or ski Treble Cone, with the largest resort terrain on the South Island and the highest average annual snowfall. Or check out Methven and Mt Hutt located only an hour from Christchurch Airport. From here it's easy to then explore the Canterbury club fields including Mount Olympus, Craigieburn, Temple Basin, Porters, Cheeseman and Broken River. Further south you can stop off at local ski resorts like Mount Dobson near Fairlie or get an amazing view of Mount Cook from Lake Tekapo and ski and snowboard Round Hill or Ohau. Take advantage of our New Zealand Early Bird Deals for this upcoming winter!
AORAKI MT COOK
From powder filled bowls and open faces to steep chutes and technical lines. Join us for a big-mountain adventure in a region that receives the highest and most consistent snowfall in New Zealand. Heli-skiing at Mount Cook is unique as it has more advanced-level terrain, the most consistent snow quality, the deepest snowpack and the highest landings than any other heli-ski operation in New Zealand.
Queenstown & Wanaka
All Rounder Tour
Ride Cardrona, The Remarkables or Coronet Peak with an awesome crew. You'll spend your first day on-snow with a qualified snowboard coach so you can tune-up your skills, then the following days we'll chase the snow and ride the best resort daily with a flexible itinerary. We leave the last day free for anyone keen to try heli-boarding. Get your powder fix and explore a variety of amazing backcountry terrain. When we’re off the mountain we’ll check out Queenstown and Wanaka's wineries, breweries, snowboard shops and of course enjoy a Fergburger or two.
The focus of this tour is progression, so you'll get 4 full days of coaching and guiding. You’ll build your riding skills through all-mountain freestyle and freeride coaching sessions and we leave the last day free for anyone wanting to get a powder fix with a heli-boarding experience in the backcountry. We’ve lined up a luxe retreat for our New Zealand Women’s Snowboard Tours!
Join us for 5 nights and 3 days heliskiing from our base in Methven. This small country town is the perfect staging area to explore New Zealand’s steepest and deepest heli-ski terrain across 3 mountain ranges: The Arrowsmith, Ragged, and Palmer Ranges. These ranges are located at the headwaters of the Rakaia and Rangitata Rivers and catch snow from every winter storm to deliver New Zealand’s most consistent heli-ski conditions.
When you travel with Mint you can have peace of mind that you are booking with a qualified and established travel operator with over 20 years of expertise. And as a full-service travel agent, we are able to take care of your flights, insurance, stopovers and pre or post tour arrangements.
Located just an hour from Christchurch is the rural township of Methven and the ski resort of Mt Hutt, voted New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort 2015-2019 from the World Ski Awards. Methven is our favourite ski and snowboard destination of Mint Tours and home to Mint guide Ritchie Owen.Enquire
New Zealand’s Coronet Peak & The Remarkables offer skiers and snowboarders spectacular big mountain and rolling terrain among dramatic peaks sprung from Lake Wakatipu. The adventure continues off the slopes with endless limit-testing activities and the legendary nightlife of Queenstown.Enquire
Located by the beautiful Lake Wanaka at the foot of the Southern Alps of New Zealand, Wanaka is the perfect base to experience some of the best skiing and snowboarding in New Zealand, with two very different ski resorts; Treble Cone and Cardrona both within a 40-minute drive from the centre of town.Enquire