Snow boarder or skier, experienced or first timer, now you can get your fix of snow all year round! Snowplanet is Auckland’s purpose-built, man-made ski resort and with Helicopter Me you get on the slopes in no time.
Enjoy all the thrills you would expect in any world-class ski resort. Gorgeous snow all the time, a 200 metre long slope and a terrain park with jumps and rails for the dedicated and daring. Or head to the beginner’s area where there are great instructors and coaching if you’re just starting out.
Everything you need is right here – safety equipment, ski clothing and a friendly restaurant and bar to relax in. So come solo, bring your mates, the family or a whole group. It’s maximum fun from the time you take off, hit the slopes and land back in Auckland.
Pick up point. From Downtown Auckland or Auckland Airport. Price includes a shuttle return.
Price is per person. Includes a full day pass to Snowplanet and your boots, ski or board hire.
What To Wear:
The temperature inside Snowplanet is a very chilly -5°C! Be very prepared for your snow experience by wearing very warm and waterproof clothing and don't forget your gloves, beanie and socks!
Rental Clothing for hire at Snowplanet:
• Jackets and Pants – $15 for a single item, or $24 for both
• Helmets – $5 each. Please note that credit card details are required as a bond on helmets
• Wristguards – $5 each. Please note that credit card details are required as a bond on wristguards
• Gloves – $7 per pair
We recommend the following clothing:
• Gloves are absolutely essential! We suggest waterproof gloves. You can buy or hire these from Snowplanet
• A waterproof outer-layer of clothing to ensure you do not get wet
• Warm layers of clothing under your waterproof layer to keep you warm
• Helmets and wristguards for safety – these are available for hire at Snowplanet
• Bring your own woolly hat and socks as we do not hire these items for hygiene reasons
(Goggles are not required in the snow dome.)
This Helicopter Me Experience departs from North Shore Airfield, 300 Postman Road, Dairy Flat, Auckland. Other departure locations such as the City and Auckland Airport are available but may incur and additional charge. Please contact us for pricing.
The price quoted is for one person. A minimum of three passengers is required for the flight to run. Single passengers are on a standby basis and subject to availability on an existing flight.
Unlike large airliner aircraft individual passenger weight is critical for a helicopter. The average passenger weight for a flight must be 90kg or less. Passengers over 100kg may be required to pay for an additional comfort seat. Please let us know the passenger weights when making a booking. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you are unsure about weight restrictions.
In the event that the weather is unsuitable on the day then your Experience will be cancelled and rescheduled at no cost to you. When booking please provide us with suitable contact information so we can get hold of you on the day in the event of a cancellation. We suggest you call on the morning of your experience if you have any doubt about the weather suitability.
All gift vouchers are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. They are non refundable but are transferable so they can be used by any other person.
Cancellation and refunds
The Passenger acknowledges that Helicopter Me may need to cancel or reschedule flights or services due to landing restrictions, unsuitable weather conditions, technical problems, operational reasons, or any event beyond the Carrier’s reasonable control. Helicopter Me will not be liable for any consequential losses or additional costs incurred as a result of cancellation. Some Supplier’s products and services are non-refundable. Cancellation fee of 50% applies if cancelled prior to 7 days of flight departure. Cancellation fee of 100% applies if cancelled within 7 days of flight departure. Tickets are refundable in the event that Helicopter Me cancels the service.
Fares are in NZ$ and include 15% GST. Rates are subject to change including, but not limited to, increases in or establishment of surcharges (such as fuel surcharges), taxes, government imposed fees. A fuel surcharge may apply at time of flight. Any request to increase flight time will incur additional charges. Fares are valid for the date/s specified.