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Methven Heliskiing

Main Street, Methven 7745, New Zealand
+64 3-302 8108
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worlds apart from from mount hutt

An excellent day skiing. Very professional setup. The guide found some great powder on all the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CJBarcelona
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Barcelona, Spain
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Better and better

A day in the mountains, powder skiing steep pitches, the best Heli guides and pilots and a beer at... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Anthony S
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Sydney, Australia
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Heliskiing in New Zealand changed in 1986. Methven Heliski opened up untapped heli ski and heliboarding terrain in the Southern Alps, near Christchurch - and raised the bar of professionalism and safety for the NZ heliski industry.
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Main Street, Methven 7745, New Zealand
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+64 3-302 8108
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent day skiing. Very professional setup. The guide found some great powder on all the runs. While mount hutt was icey and windy the Heliski area has its own very different micro climate, and a big area means they can find the runs that...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A day in the mountains, powder skiing steep pitches, the best Heli guides and pilots and a beer at the end of the day looking across the Rakaia at the mountains. This is as good as it gets!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had almost lost faith in NZ skiing after a bad run of weeks with such poor snow on the resorts that it wasn't worth going out. But then came heli skiing in the Arrowsmith and neighbouring ranges. Was totally awesome and some of the...More

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Arthur M, General Manager at Methven Heliskiing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Cheers for the feedback AJ. We're stoked you had a great day.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

It's heliskiing! The guides were terrific. We were allotted 5 runs with optional addons but 5 was enough for us. We replenished our energy with the food they provided after the run. The road to the helipad was a unique perk for us as it...More

Thank Jay E
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

I work seasonally in the Methven area, mostly skiing at Mt Hutt. Most of the recent years I have managed at least one day out with Kevin or one of his excellent guides. These have been some of the most memorable skiing days of my...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2013

If the dream is to heliski everyday, then after experiencing Methven Heliskiing's hospitality for the first time last year and now having made a return visit this year for a few more trips, I have an even greater appreciation of the fantastic first class service...More

2  Thank Graeme P
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

I live locally and had the good fortune to ski with Methven Heliski for the first time last year. I don't know why I waited so long. The drive up there is amazing, the staging post proper NZ high country, the guides professional yet friendly,...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2012

First class, Professional and No-nonsense organisation. Have ridden with many Heli-ski operators around the world and these guys are up there with the best. I Rode some unbelievable lines in remote areas and would highly recommend these guys to anyone looking for long powder runs.

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

I have had the good fortune to try heliskiing in several countries and all of them have their special attactions. With Methven Heli there are many. Starting with the drive in which is one of the most scenic roads that you will ever see, arriving...More

Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

If you are in the Canterbury region of NZ and looking for a Heliski or Heliboarding experience, then look no further than Methven Heliski. I highly recommend Kevin and his team of Guides and Pilots after an absolutely fantastic introduction to Heli-Boarding in the nearby...More

2  Thank Graeme P
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