HeliPark New Zealand

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Ski Resort

HeliPark is based at Mt.Potts Lodge, south of Christchurch and is heli-accessed free skiing and riding in 350 hectares of unbelievable backcountry terrain. There are steep faces, chutes, rocks to drop off, cornices, wide open powder bowls and gullies.
HeliPark is an environment for free-skiers and rider to train or play.

There are no lifts, only one helicopter that departs from Mt.Potts Lodge and flies all day, dropping groups onto three different peaks. The best thing is that it’s never crowded and can take a maximum of 5 chopper loads of skiers up every day.

Terrain

Beginner 0%
Intermediate 45%
Advanced 45%

Highest Point: 2249 metres
Vertical Point: 900 metres
Skiable Area: 350 hectares

Number of Lifts

There are no lifts, only 1 helicopter

Prices

You purchase the HeliPark access pass for $225 This includes getting you onto the mountain and your first run and lunch. Every run after that is $85. This price is the same for all age groups.

Hire Equipment

Fat skis available for rent at the lodge.

Packages

You can custom-build your own trip with Mt Potts Lodge accommodation and Southern Alps Heliski

Facilities

heli-skiing
on field accommodation – Mt Potts Lodge
steep faces
chutes
rocks to drop off
cornices
wide open powder bowls
gullies

Address: Mt.Potts Lodge
Phone: 0800 435 472
Email: info@helipark.co.nz
Web Site: www.helipark.co.nz


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