Snow Farm offers half day or full day trail pass and rental packages that will take you through the Pisa Range, where you’ll explore beautiful snowy hills, alpine terrain, and rocky landscapes.
Dog sledding in New Zealand is the perfect winter adventure if you seek to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.Learn how to manoeuvre the sled and bond with the friendly huskies, while enjoying the beauty of majestic peaksand remote terrain.Over the Top Helicopters offerssignature tours that include scenic flights over Lake Hayes and Arrowtown and dog sledding high country trails.
Ice driving is anexhilarating experience that will provide goosebumps toadrenaline seekers. SHPG(opens in new window)in Wanaka offers a fully cateredice-driving experiencethatincludes the full-day driving experience, professional instruction, as well as luxury cars. Minimum numbers apply.
Heli-hiking and glacier climbing
Heli-hiking or glacier climbing will take you to remote, untouched landscapes for an experiencelike no other. Enjoy the helicopter ride, overlookingwhite breath-taking topography. Many providers offer expedition packages, including The Cool Climberand INFLITE Experiences at the Tasman glacier. If you wish to explore Franz Joseph, you might want to checkFranz Josef Heli Hike and Fox It Up. For Mount Cook, check out Glentanner(opens in new window) heli-adventures for heli-hiking, heli-snowshoeing or heli-skiing.
Snowmobiling and snow biking
Snowmobiling is the perfect experience for those looking for a fun adventure while enjoying the outdoors in winter. Queenstown Snowmobilesoffers heli-snowmobiling packages that will take you on a scenic flight before riding the snowmobiles.SnowMotonear Queenstown will take you on half-day, full day tours or overnight expeditions for challenging rides off the beaten paths.
Snow Farm(opens in new window) in the Cardrona Valley is the only area in New Zealand dedicated exclusively to cross-country skiing, with 55km of scenic trails and half-day or full-day experiences on offer. All-inclusive cross country skiing tours are available in Lake Tekapo/Tākapo’s high country from July to September with Alpine Recreation. Note that a high level of fitness is required.