mountainhut guides will take you to explore Whakaari Snow Fields Glenorchy. Whakaari means "High Place" best approach is by helicopter for a truly exhilarating start. Our unique cosy circular hut is surrounded by snow during our June to October season. Come visit for the day or stay a night or two. We offer winter ski touring packages (2-3 days) and help organize your equipment and guides. Guides know snow safety and the best ski routes and runs to make your time truly fun.
If you are able and proficient snow experts you can get your own group together. We also offer a day trip (3-4 hrs) for a memorable snow shoe and helicopter flight combo up high. Our trips are bespoke groups of 4-5 with guides or host (max 10 for special occasions).