Methven Heliskiing

Methven Heliski’s heli-skiing and snowboarding adventures are only 2 hours from Christchurch — South Island. Professionally guided by Alpine Guides since 1986.


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Methven Heliskiing is based in the remote headwaters of the Rakaia River, our terrain incorporates 3 mountain ranges and more than 250 named runs. We have runs to suit all abilities from beginner to expert.

The standard "Perfect" heliski day includes 5 runs, and return transport to the helipad from Methven. The helipad is based at Glenfalloch Station, a working high country sheep station.

The scenery here is stunning, featuring glaciers and dramatic peaks, with incredible views down the Main Divide to Aoraki/Mount Cook.

All our guides are internationally qualified professionals. Methven Heliski is operated by Alpine Guides (Aoraki) Ltd.

Flying every fine day, 01 July to 30 September.

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Physical address

Main Street, Methven, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $1110.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Methven Heliskiing is weather dependent.
Cancellation policy:
We reserve the right to cancel heliskiing due to bad weather.This decision is normally made at 07:00 on the day of operation. In this case a refund of 100% is due for any pre-paid clients, who are unable to re-book for a later date. For cancellation by the client (for reasons other than bad weather): Cancellation by pre-paid clients up until 12 hours of operating will incur no cancellation fee. Cancellation can be made by phone, fax, or email.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 8pm, 7 days. Office attended 7am - 9am and 4:30pm to 6pm
Months of operation:
Jul, Aug, Sep

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