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Southern Lakes Heliski

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“black peak”(2 reviews)
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With over 32 years experience in the New Zealand Heli-skiing industry, Southern Lakes Heliski is your premium heliskiing and heliboarding provider in the Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes region of New Zealand.With access to 16 different mountain ranges and...more
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12 Helwick St | (In BASE 2), Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6222
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had an amazing time with Southern Lakes Heli Ski a few weeks back. Thanks to Anna for organizing our booking, awesome help! We spend the day with our Heli guide Tarn, he was incredible. Were taken to absolutely amazing terrain with the best snow...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RyanW3384
Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for the review and we are glad you had a great experience. The guides we have come back every year and have excellent local knowledge of our mountains. Our aim is to give guests a quality experience and it sounds like you had a...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Easygoing, friendly and capable staff, great day out! End of season trip, but guides worked hard to find great runs for maximum fun

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank raklml
Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed yourself and had fun!

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Although being spring conditions, the guides and pilot made a huge effort to seek out the best soft snow through their expert knowledge. The terrain itself is amazing, and provides a fantastic variety for all skill levels. Thanks especially to James and Phil (Guides) for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nathan F
Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks so much for the review. Phil and James are very experienced guides and seem to have a knack for finding the good snow. Glad you enjoyed it and we look forward to having you back!

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Much more ‘heli’ than skiing. Good snow, great staff, short runs, expensive experience. A lot of waiting around, and not a heap of skiing.More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for the review and the comments. They all help to make our company better for our customers. When we run a circuit we use the helicopter for up to 4 groups. Logistically this can sometimes mean a little bit of waiting time here and...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Thanks for an amazing day! Ian was a great guide and it was a day to remember. I would highly recommend it!

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emilyoconnor11
Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks so much for the review. Ian is legendary and has been heavily involved in snow safety for many years so is an abundance of knowledge in the backcountry. We will pass on what you have said! Thanks again

Reviewed 13 September 2018

This was my first time heliskiing and I can't really imagine how it could have been any better of an experience. Jo in the office was so helpful in telling me everything I needed to know and be prepared for what the day would bring....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clare G
Roam813914, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thanks so much for the review and we are so happy you had a great day! Tarn is one of our mountain legends and has been with Southern Lakes Heliski for nearly 20 years. He's a mountain god in our eyes! You must come back...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Totally reccomend Southern Lakes Heli ski. An amazing experience to ski the back country. We would defiantly go again.

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thanks for the review and so glad you had an amazing day with us!!

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic time with the guides who were very knowledgeable and looked after us every step of the way. Blue bird day that made the experience unforgettable. I'll most definitely be back with friends. 5 star

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ScottJ1802
Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thanks so much for the review and I'm glad you were so looked after. Our guides are so knowledgeable about their local surroundings.

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

2 days helli this trip with souther lakes and yet again they have excelled themselves. Ausom guides and staff . Super professional with access to some amazing back country . Highly rate souther lakes 👍👍

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven M
Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Stoked you had 2 days of awesomeness! See you again next year

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Southern lakes heliski is a very professional operation from very friendly and adaptable to your needs customer service at the front desk with Jo and Ana, to outstanding knowledgeable and skillful heliski guide Tom, and an incredible flying pilot. Excellent terrain selection for the conditions,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elysia G, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Heliski, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thanks for the review, ​Arturo. We are so glad you had such an amazing day with Tom and the crew. We will pass on your message. Come back again and we will give you more memories to cherish!

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JackJones1981
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Response from Elysia G | Property representative |
Easy we have an office in Queenstown at the back of Torpedo 7 on Shotover St. Its really easy to get to if you are situated close to town. In regards to booking a day before is fine in July and Sept and then in August a few... More
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