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Rates & Packages

Heli skiing

Minaret Station offers a range of Heli-Ski packages

*Please note: Loadings are subject to CAA passenger weight limitations.
*For your comfort, an intermediate to advanced level of experience is advised.

Bronze Private Charter

8 Aug - 4 Sept (peak) - NZD $8,995 per charter
1 June - 7 Aug / 5 Sept - Oct (off-peak) - NZD $7,995 per charter

Enjoy the classic privately chartered Minaret Station Heli Ski experience.

Inclusions
Package for 4 - 5 pax*
Entire day, ex Wanaka
UIAGM and/or NZMGA certified Heli Ski Guides
Flexible level of instruction and guidance, depending on the experience and ability of the group
Includes a picnic lunch
All safety equipment supplied

Terrain
Minaret Station heli-ski provides access to a vast expanse of terrain. From wide open bowls for the less experienced to steep and deep chutes for the experts, there is something for everyone. The variety of terrain allows for the Minaret Station choice to accommodate differing snow and weather conditions. Each trip is customised to provide the ultimate powder adventure.

Silver Private Charter

8 Aug - 4 Sept (peak) - NZD $9,995 per charter
1 June - 7 Aug / 5 Sept - Oct (off-peak) - NZD $8,995 per charter

An exclusive private charter, designed for the powder hungry! Enjoy more terrain with a greater variation of runs.

Inclusions
Package for 4-5 pax*
Entire day, ex Wanaka
UIAGM and/or NZMGA certified Heli Ski Guides
Flexible level of instruction and guidance, depending on the experience and ability of the group
Includes a picnic lunch
All safety equipment supplied

Terrain
Minaret Station provides access to a vast expanse of terrain. From wide open bowls for the less experienced to steep and deep chutes for the experts, there is something for everyone. The variety of terrain allows Minaret Station choice to accomodate differing snow and weather conditions. Each trip is customised to provide the ultimate powder adventure.

Make your Heli Ski booking enquiry here.

Design your Ultimate Heli Ski Experience with Minaret Station Add-Ons

Gourmet Heliski Private Charter

Enjoy the ultimate day off piste with a lunch in true luxury alpine style.  Heli ski in the morning and then transfer by helicopter to Minaret Station’s Alpine Lodge.  This remote luxury location provides a gourmet three course seated lunch, featuring farm gate and seasonal produce prepared by our resident Chef, with award wining local wines and seasonal flavours that will ensure a day of memories not to be forgotten.  
The perfect experience to mark a special heli-ski occasion, or simply to enjoy a great day with friends!

NZD $11,950 based on 1 - 4 guests.  

Stay at Minaret Station Alpine Lodge

Make Minaret Station the location of your ultimate New Zealand Winter escape over three or six nights.  Immerse yourself in the luxury of Minaret Station Alpine Lodge after an unforgettable day of Heli Skiing at the heart of New Zealand's Southern Alps.  Indulge in the finest local cuisine matched with award winning wines, then bask in the afterglow with a spa under the southern stars.

 

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We can tailor a package to suit every requirement.  Minaret Station offer two options for Heli Skiing within each of the above accommodation packages, catering for guests seeking larger group style Heli Skiing, as well as those looking for privately chartered trips.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to start planning your 'dream' Heli Ski escape to Minaret Station this winter.

Inclusions: 
Guided Heli Skiing on Minaret Station's exclusive terrain
Return Heli transfers to Minaret Station Alpine Lodge ex Queenstown or Wanaka

Chef prepared breakfast, lunch and a three course evening meal each day (lunch is available as picnic on request)
All beverages, including complimentary mini bar (excl. Reserve Cellar Wines)
Accommodation in one of Minaret Station's four luxury chalets
An onsite Guide for walks around the lodge

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NB: Prices may be subject to change.

Guided hunting

Minaret Station encourages the development of a customised itinerary to suit the interests of the individual hunter, offering a bespoke expedition for every guest.

Guests are invited to include specific interests in the initial booking enquiry, and one of Minaret Station’s professional Hunting Guides will be in contact to discuss respective rates and packages.

Contact the Minaret reservations team to discuss an itinerary.

Guided fishing

Minaret Station offer guests a number of Guided Fishing packages.

Fly Fishing

Drive Out - Full Day departing from Wanaka or Queenstown
NZD$ 850 (2x1 guiding)

Heli Fishing - Remote Drop Out
NZD$ 6,050 based on 1, or 2 anglers per guide

Heli Fishing - Private Day Charter
NZD$ 7,975 based on 1, or 2 anglers per guide

Exclusions:

Licenses - depending on the fishing location either a Day License @$34pp will be required, or the Non-Resident Back Country License @ $169pp.

Fishing Equipment - fly fishing gear hire @$75 per angler (one off charge for single, or multi day experience)

Southwest Coast/Fiordland
POA

Sea Fishing

West Coast Day Charter

POA
Scenic Private Helicopter charter, full catering, and guide included

Fiordland Day Charter

NZD$ POA
Scenic Private Helicopter charter, full catering, and guide included (ex Wanaka or Queenstown)

Overnight Charters to West Coast or Fiordland
Packages and pricing can be designed to suit a bespoke itinerary.  
Enquire with the Minaret Reservations team to discuss tailored options.    

Seasonal Packages

 

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*Pricing valid to 30 June 2019.

Alpine lodge

Chalet


Rates are based on two guests occupancy per Chalet, either King or Twin share. 

Alpine Chalet
Shoulder Season    NZD$2,450 per night

 (Apr 1  - Nov 30)
High Season           NZD$2,750 per night

 (Dec 1- Mar 31) 

A Queen sized foldout bed is available in the adjoining dressing room for up to 1 additional guest per Chalet

NZD$550 per guest.

Helicopter Transfers 


Departing either Queenstown or Wanaka 
Helicopter return transfers are esential as there is no road access to Minaret Station
NZD$1,950 per adult
 (helicopters may be shared with other guests)
NZD$650 per child (aged 12 years and younger) 

Exclusive transfers NZD$3,450 per person (return). Please note that an earlier arrival will not guarantee access to your Chalet.

Inclusions


Full breakfast, lunch where applicable (lodge or packed), pre-dinner canapés and three course gourmet dinner. All beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic (except Reserve Cellar wine list). Guiding services for on-property activities.  Gourmet picnic lunches, lighter options, and special dietary requirements can be provided upon request. WIFI and Satellite television are available in the main lodge building.

All our supplies are flown into the Alpine Lodge so any dietary preferences (or food allergies) need to be advised at the time of reservation to ensure your catering requirements can be met. 

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

All prices are charged in New Zealand Dollars (NZD) and include GST of 15%. We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Alipay. Payment by direct bank transfer in NZD can also be arranged.

Standard Booking

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking to confirm all accommodation and activities (including helicopter services). The balance is payable on departure.

Festive Season Bookings

A minimum two night stay applies between 20 December to 5 January.

Exclusive Use Bookings

To confirm an exclusive use booking at Minaret Station Alpine Lodge, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total price of the accommodation and activities (including helicopter services) is required. The balance must be paid at least 31 days prior to arrival.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel you will be charged a cancellation charge based on a percentage of the total price of the accommodation and activities (including helicopter services) as set out below:

Standard Booking
Cancellation notified more than 31 days prior to arrival:         0% (no cancellation charge)
Cancellation notified 31 days or less prior to arrival:              100%

Festive Season Bookings (20 December to 5 January)
Cancellation notified more than 60 days prior to arrival:         0% (no cancellation charge)
Cancellation notified 60 days or less prior to arrival:              100%

Exclusive Use Bookings                                                                        
Cancellation notified more than 31 days prior to arrival:         50%
Cancellation notified 31 days or less prior to arrival:              100%

If you cancel in circumstances where you are entitled to a refund of your deposit, payment of any refund to a credit card will incur an administration charge of 3% of the refund amount which will be deducted from the payment. All transactions are conducted in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). Due to exchange rate fluctuations, at times there may be some variance in the amounts refunded compared to the amount initially charged. No liability is accepted for these variances or any subsequent credit card/bank charges relating to these transfers.

It is recommended that you have comprehensive travel insurance to protect against unforeseen circumstances that may affect your travel plans.

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Enquiry Form

Please use the form below to make an initial booking enquiry with us here at Minaret Station.
Our dedicated Reservations Manager will be in contact to discuss your enquiry at the earliest convenience.

To talk to us about a booking, please call us at +64 3 443 5860 or free phone (from NZ only) at 0800 81 28 19.

Note, Minaret Station Alpine Lodge only accessible by helicopter
* Compulsory fields