Where you’ll go:Christchurch, Mt. Hutt, Tekapo, Wanaka, Queenstown
Attractions: Stargazing in Tekapo, Puzzling World and all ski activities.
Your trip includes: Ski/snowboard lessons, lift passes, gear rental, transport, guides, all breakfasts & dinners.
Day 1 Christchurch – Meet your fellow shredders and tour leaders with an introductory dinner in Christchurch.
Day 2 Christchurch to Mt Hutt – Today starts with a Christchurch city tour to see the devastation of the 2011 earthquakes which struck the city and how it is rebuilding itself. After lunch, we will depart Christchurch for Methven, a small town near Mt Hutt ski field.
Day 3 Ski Mt Hutt – Today is your first up Mt Hutt, the South Island’s largest ski field. Upon arrival, we’ll get you into your rental gear. For those who are seasoned shredders, we’ll leave you to your own devices. For the newbies, we will get you on your feet with lessons. Your tour leaders will inform you what time the bus leaves to head down the mountain.
Day 4 Ski Mt Hutt – A repeat of day 3 although the newbies will be starting to get the hang of this snow thing.
Day 5 Ski Mt Hutt – Day three up the mountain should have everyone whipping down the mountain at (safe) speed!
Day 6 Methven to Tekapo – Tekapo is a beautiful little lakeside town famous for stargazing and its Lupins in spring. We will show you around the town and in the evening enjoy a guided tour through the galaxy.
Day 7 Tekapo to Wanaka – Wanaka is another beautiful lakeside town albeit a bit bigger than Tekapo. Upon arrival, enjoy the sights and the smells of this bustling town including Puzzle World, Wanaka’s wonderful world of weirdness.
Day 8 Ski Cardrona – Cardrona has long been a favorite of professional skiers and boarders who descend on Wanaka from all over the world for the Southern Winter. Not to worry though, it is also one of New Zealand’s favorite ski fields for people of a abilities.
Day 9 Wanaka to Queenstown – Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world! Spend your last 24hrs of the trip experiencing all of the attractions that bring people here from everywhere and anywhere. Your guides will help you decide which activities you are interested in and make the appropriate bookings and travel arrangements. We will conclude the day with a team dinner where we will give out all sorts of prizes and certificates for your achievements over the past 10 days.
Day 10 Return home – We will take you to Queenstown Airport to catch you flight home. We will be sad to see you go but know you’ve had an amazing experience and have learnt some new skills. See you again soon!
Who is this for?
Anyone with an interest in snow sports whether you’re a seasoned professional or you’ve never seen snow before.