mountainhut day trips
Minimum of two people. Booking Essential.
Trip duration ex Glenorchy Air Strip.
Alpine Landing     mountainhut.nz - helicopter
from $295pp, 2-5 persons (allow 30 minutes)

Take a guided helicopter flight up to Mt Larkins.
Enjoy views of the historic scheelite mining in Whakaari conservation area.
Land for photos at the mountain hut.
Experience a moment and plan your return.


Heli Hiking     mountainhut.nz - hiking
from $495pp, for 4-5 persons ( 4-5 hrs)

Hike or climb towards the summit of Mt Larkins 2200m.
Delight in the grand mountain top vistas.
Enjoy the exhilaration of reaching the tops.
Make the back drop for your selfie the stunning Piparakitahi Mt Earnslaw.


Heli Picnic     mountainhut.nz - picnic
from $ 495 pp, for 4-5 persons

Enjoy a hosted mountain picnic up high ( 2-3 hrs).
Experience the Herb fields in summer or the snow fields in winter.
Visit the unique shelter of the mountainhut.
Marvel at the backcountry sounds and stillness.
Taste New Zealand smell the fresh Alpine air.


Heli Snow Shoeing     mountainhut.nz - snow shoeing
from $495pp, for 4-5 persons

Guided day tour (4-5hrs).
Snow shoes and walking poles provided.
No prior experience needed low to moderate fitness.
Experience the stunning backcountry winter environment.
Shelter at the mountainhut for lunch.
Enjoy the ease of a heli access flight to the snow.


Heli Ski Touring     mountainhut.nz - ski touring
from $595pp, for 4-5 persons

Guided day tour (4-5hrs).
Some skiing experience necessary.
Moderate to high fitness.
Experience the New Zealand backcountry safely.
Peak out on the high terrain or float down the rolling basins.
Enjoy the ease of a heli access flight to the snow.
Shelter at the mountainhut for lunch.
Hire gear available at Small Planet Queenstown.