General

Forget the mass market and commercial ski fields in Queenstown. The Odyssey tour will take you to regions that are rich in history with strong pioneering folk carving the area into the diverse, challenging and natural playground that it is today.

The 12 day South Island Snow Odyssey is not for the faint hearted as we ski/board eight different mountains over 12 Days through awesome, but challenging, terrain. Mountains such as Temple Basin, Broken river and Craigieburn may sound unfamiliar now, but we guarantee you will fall in love with them!

The Odyssey tour is suited to intermediate to experienced skiers and snowboarders only. All tours start on a Sunday and end on a Thursday which means you can extend your trip in Wanaka or Queenstown.

As we start early in the morning, you can opt to stay at Haka Lodge Christchurch the night before we depart, only having to walk downstairs on day one makes for a stress free morning. Likewise you can book an extra night at the Lodge on  the last day so you are not in a rush once we go our separate ways.

 

Inclusions

We provide everything you need for the ultimate, stress-free time on the snow in New Zealand:

  • 11 nights’ accommodation (quad share upgrades avaliable)
  • 9 full day ski passes to 8 different ski fields
  • Expert tour manager
  • Guided tour of each mountain
  • All transport and mountain transfers
  • 9 continental and 2 fully cooked breakfasts
  • 4 dinners consisting of 2 Group Meals at Craigieburn Lodge and 2 “High Country Fare” Dinners at Ohau Lodge
  • Rope tow gloves and nut-crackers

Activities

Day 1: Christchurch to Porter Heights
Day 2: Mt Olympus
Day 3: Temple Basin
Day 4: Craigieburn
Day 5: Broken River
Day 6: Lake Tekapo
Day 7: Mt Dobson
Day 8: Ohau
Day 9: Ohau
Day 10: Ohau to Wanaka
Day 11: Wanaka
Day 12: Wanaka to Christchurch

Available departures

We have 3 non-ski days on which you can book from a range of activities and upgrades, enquire for more info.

3 July -14 July
17 July - 28 July
31 July - 11 Aug
14 Aug - 25 Aug
28 Aug - 8 Sep
11 Sep - 22 Sep
25 Sep - 6 Oct

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