From hitting the slopes of Queenstown, to cosying up in pubs and wineries by the fireplace with a glass of red wine - winter in New Zealand’s not so bad when you think about it. Forget about hibernating through the cooler months, there’s so much to explore this winter. Here are a few experiences to get you inspired to get out and make the most of the winter wonderland at your doorstep.
Heliski day with lunch and transfers
Tired of skiing the same runs every winter? Take things up a notch and take things to the next level with a heliski experience. This experience is perfect for adrenaline junkies looking for their next adventure.
West coast glacier helicopter flight with alpine landing
Like the idea of hitting the slopes, but can’t quite master skiing? How about taking a scenic 20-minute helicopter flight over Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier and landing in a stunning snowfield? The views on this tour are simply incredible.
Ice Bar entry with two cocktails
Can’t get enough of the cold? Pop on your winter woollies and step inside Queenstown’s ice bar where you’ll enjoy a couple of cocktails in -5-degree temps!
Arrowtown and Wanaka historic tour
Arrowtown and Wanaka are beautiful all year round, but the snow-capped mountains as a backdrop really do make it extra special. The photo opportunities on this tour are amazing – your Instagram feed will thank you!
Off-road mountain shredder tour
Swap the skis for a combination of a skateboard, jetski, tank and motocross bike. The mountain shredder is the new craze for thrill-seekers and a great way to take in the sights of the stunning Queenstown and Arrowtown scenery.
Evening hot pools private bathe with indulgence pack
Spent all day heli-skiing or mountain shredding? We’ve got the perfect way to relax and unwind. Take in the stunning views of Queenstown from your private hot tub while sipping on a cheeky glass of wine. Life doesn’t get much better than this!