Snoworks have launched an adventure of epic proportions that travels through part of the South Island of New Zealand. There’s ten days of skiing that includes guided backcountry tours, heli-skiing trips and resort bound days at some of the well-known ski areas around Queenstown and Wanaka. …

For ski enthusiasts who already have touring and off-piste experience this trip offers one of the ultimate adventures at one of the best times to ski in the Southern Hemisphere. Snoworks Instructors will accompany the trip along with local mountain guides who will take skiers into the off-piste terrain and lead them during the two full days of Heli-Skiing.

‘This is a trip of a lifetime’, says Phil Smith, Ski Guru and Director of Snoworks Ski Courses who’ll be leading this adventure trip.

Phil goes onto say, ‘this is a no holds barred adventure that will leave a lifetime of lasting memories and experiences. ‘New Zealand offers something special for skiers – a spectacular wilderness with vast amounts of terrain and limitless possibilities, it’s an amazing place’.

The trip starts on September 1, 2014 with latest departures from London on August 30. There’s 12 full days in the country with flights going directly into the International Airport in Queenstown, right in the heart of the Southern Alps.

The full itinerary is as follows:

Day 1 – 30 August: Depart London; Day 2 travelling; Day 3 Arrive Queenstown, transfer to Wanaka and check-in to Te Wanaka; Day 4 Ski ‘Treble Cone’; Day 5 Guided backcountry skiing; Day 6 Ski ‘Cardrona’; Day 7 Guided backcountry skiing; Day 8 Guided backcountry skiing

Day 9 Transfer to Queenstown and check into The Dairy; Day 10 Ski ‘The Remarkables’; Day 11 Heli skiing; Day 12 Ski ‘Coronet Peak’; Day 13 Heli skiing; Day 14 Guided Backcountry day; Day 15 Depart Queenstown for London; Day 16 – 14 Sept: Arrive London

Price: £4,450.00 per person that includes:

Return airport transfers in NZ and all inter resort transfers, 6 nights B & B at “Te Wanaka”, Wanaka resort, 6 nights B & B + afternoon tea at “The Dairy”, Queenstown

Two days heli Ski from Queenstown with up to six drops per day, four days guided backcountry skiing, one full days skiing at Treble Cone, one full days skiing Cardrona, one full days skiing at The Remarkables, one full days skiing at Coronet Peak, Snoworks instructor for duration of the trip, host & ski guide for duration of the trip, local guides for guided backcountry days, Heli Guides for Heli Ski days.

Not Included: Lunches and evening meals, international flights, insurance

International flights can be booked from the UK to Queenstown – check with the Snoworks office for timings on 0844 543 0503 – snoworks.com

Website link to this trip > http://www.snoworks.co.uk/ski_new_zealand.html

About Snoworks Ski Courses:

·         Snoworks courses are based in the French Alps – Tignes & Courchevel

·         Snoworks also run courses in the following resorts: St Anton, Courchevel, Gressoney, St Foy and Courmayeur

·         Ski Adventure trips go to Kashmir, Japan, Chile and now New Zealand

·         Flight and accommodation packages for the Alps are available with Mark Warner and The Tignes Chalet Company

·         Snoworks coaches include Phil Smith, Emma Carrick-Anderson, Lee Townend, Mike Barker and Nick Quinn

·         Visit online > www.snoworks.co.uk

Further information can be found online at > www.snoworks.co.uk