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11 Days
Snow Adventure Family Friendly

Family Winter Wonderland

A luxurious 11-day ski adventure for the whole family. Combining elegance, thrilling activities, and New Zealand's breathtaking landscapes

Day 1 | Touch Down in Queenstown & Night Ski

Begin your journey in New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown. Upon arrival, you will be warmly greeted by a Touch of Spice representative who will escort you to your luxurious villa, Te Toka. Nestled at the foot of The Remarkables Mountain Range, this elegant retreat offers uninterrupted views of Lake Wakatipu. Your host will provide an insightful orientation around the property, ensuring all your questions are answered and your needs anticipated. For those arriving in the late afternoon, Coronet Peak’s Night Ski awaits. Experience the thrill of skiing under the stars as you glide down floodlit slopes, capturing a unique and exhilarating perspective of the mountains.

Day 2 | Private Tour of the Remarkables Ski Field

Spend the day at The Remarkables Ski Field, renowned for its sunny north-facing bowls, diverse jump parks, and an enticing ice bar. With a personal guide and vehicle at your service, enjoy a bespoke experience tailored to your preferences. Your guide will assist with navigating the best runs, booking lessons, and making lunch reservations, ensuring a seamless day on the slopes. Return to the comfort of your villa, where a private chef will prepare a sumptuous dinner for you to enjoy.

Day 3 | Snowshoeing Adventure

Embark on a snowshoeing journey through The Remarkables backcountry. Traverse pristine snow and breathtaking terrain, usually reserved for seasoned mountaineers. Guided by professional mountain experts, you’ll witness awe-inspiring views of the Southern Alps, including Mt Aspiring and Mt Cook. Conclude your adventure with a scenic helicopter ride and a glass of perfectly chilled bubbles, followed by an early dinner at Arc in Wanaka, accompanied by a glass of local Pinot Noir.

Day 4 | Private Guide at Coronet Peak

Enjoy a day at Coronet Peak with a private guide dedicated to your family. This luxury experience includes personalized instruction and exclusive access to the best runs, ensuring everyone gets the most out of their day on the slopes. The guide will provide expert tips and tricks tailored to each family member's skill level, making it a day to remember. Finish with a gourmet dinner at your villa, prepared by your private chef.

Day 5 | Heli-Snowmobiling Adventure

Discover the Garvie Plateau’s undulating terrain with New Zealand’s exclusive heli-snowmobiling experience. Begin with a spectacular helicopter flight over The Remarkables and Hector Mountains. Once suited up, your qualified guide will lead an exhilarating 1.5-hour snowmobile adventure, offering panoramic views of Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring National Park, and Stewart Island on clear days.

Day 6 | Travel to Mt Cook

Journey to Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, home to New Zealand’s highest peaks and longest glaciers. Stay at the Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, where you’ll awaken to the serene beauty of the Southern Alps. In the evening, partake in the Dusk to Dark stargazing experience at the Pukaki Observatory, witnessing the majestic transition from twilight to a star-studded sky.

Day 7 | Heli-Hiking the Tasman Glacier

Experience the thrill of heli-hiking on the Haupapa/Tasman Glacier. Enjoy a breathtaking scenic helicopter flight, then explore the glacier’s ice formations with the guidance of expert mountaineers. Learn the skills of navigating the ice, making this a truly memorable adventure.

Day 8 | Relaxation

Unwind and enjoy the amenities at your villa, including a private hot tub and sauna. For a family-friendly activity, explore the Hooker Valley, culminating at a glacial lake dotted with icebergs. Savor a leisurely lunch with stunning views of Aoraki/Mt Cook before returning to the lodge for a delightful dinner

Day 9 | Journey to Flockhill Homestead

Travel to the charming Flockhill Homestead, enveloped by majestic mountain vistas. This historic homestead blends rustic elegance with luxurious comforts, providing a sense of living within a picturesque landscape.

Day 10 | Private Guide at Mt Hutt Ski Field

Spend the day at Mt Hutt Ski Field, renowned for its extensive terrain and natural snow. Enjoy a private family ski lesson, tailored to all skill levels, and conclude your day with an après-ski drink in the nearby town of Methven. Unwind back at the homestead with an indulgent in-house massage

Day 11 | Farm Tour & Horseback Adventure

Start your day with an informative tour of the station’s creatures and habitat, offering a glimpse into high country living. In the afternoon, embark on adventure on horseback through Flockhill’s wilderness with a knowledgeable guide, allowing you to immerse yourself in nature and create unforgettable memories.