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Queenstown Snowmobiles

35a Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3031
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Queenstown Snowmobiles offers the only wilderness snowmobiling experience in New Zealand combining a scenic flight and fun snowmobiling on the Garvie Mountain Range! Always wanted to try snowmobiling? Well now you can! Join us for the ultimate winter experience – snowmobiling is one of the most adrenaline-pumping, action-packed winter adventures… with the added bonus of stunning scenery & views for the duration of the entire trip! We have exclusive access to trails & back country riding, by way of helicopter only, with breath taking views across to Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring and down to Stewart Island on a clear day. Enjoy your snowmobiling experience with up to five other guests (total of six per trip). This trip is weather and snow dependent but generally run from late June to early September. There are up to three departures daily.
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Aug 6, 2017
“A Queenstown must do! Best thing ever!”
Aug 10, 2016
“Heli - Snowmobiles . Most Epic trip I have done in 4 years of travelling! MUST DO!”
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35a Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is Just amazing experience! One of the best things you can do in Queenstown. the flight out to Nokmoai station was simply amazing and you get all the great Queenstown views! Once you land your local guide Taz will give you all the gear...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Queenstown Snowmobiles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Kia ora Jennifer, Thank you so much for your review of our tour. Great to hear that you enjoyed the helicopter flight & the snowmobile experience so much. You are right, it is certainly an amazing area we operate in with stunning views and amazing...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have been travelling for just under 4 years now and this exceeds any trip I have done! I can't tell you how AWESOME this was. From start to finish I was on a high, the crew are awesome from reservations to the pilot and...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Snowmobiles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Chris, Thanks so much for joining our snowmobile experience! That's right our Snowmobiles base is in the middle of nowhere (we operate on the Garvie Mountains, Nokomai Station) and access is by helicopter only. We are glad our guide Taz and pilot Alfie looked...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is the second time my husband and I have been on the snowmobiles in Queenstown. This time round we took our 16 year old daughter who thought it was just fantastic. We were picked up from our Hotel, given a rundown on the safety...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This is an amazing experience! The views were incredible. The staff friendly, helpful and informative as well as fun. The snowmobiles were a blast! Great fun and easy to ride. When next in Queenstown I will be doing this again. It's well worth the cost...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Having spent most of my life in the Queenstown area I was looking for an adventure with a twist. This trip was just fantastic , flying through the snow capped mountains with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters Pat and Matt and the team were very professional...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Loved this activity. We were incredibly lucky the day we went as there had been a fresh fall of snow. Riding over mountains with blue skies and powder snow was amazing. The staff are safety conscious, but fun and the snowmobiles surprisingly powerful. Changing facilities...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Great, awesome, fun, thrilling, and worth every penny. We thoroughly recommend this activity to those looking for a winter alternative to skiing or snow boarding or just looking for an adrenaline rush or need for speed type thing. Safety was at the forefront with our...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

A little bit overpriced for what you get. Can't say it's worth the $835...$500 would be more like it. Helicopter ride was really good, very safe. I expected a little more adventure style riding on the snowmobile. Girls at the desk were lovely, and the...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

We have been lucky enough to do many activities around the world, and this would be up there with the best. The day we did this, we were lucky to have a perfect winter’s day - deep blue sky and pristine white snow. Check-in process...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

If you love the snow then you must do this. The staff are excellent and cater for your every need. The tour starts and finishes with a spectacular helicopter flight over the remarkables and the snowmobiles are excellent fun. A must do

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