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Mt Aspiring Chalet Private Overnight Heli-Hike

The Mt Aspiring Chalet is located on the boundary of the Mt Aspiring National park. With incredible views of Mt Aspiring the chalet offers luxury accommodation and an incredible base for alpine adventures. 

You can tailor your own Mt Aspiring Chalet experience. You can choose a relaxing trip enjoying the incredible mountain scenery from the balcony of the chalet, or an action packed adventure with alpine hiking or climbing a mountain.

To get to the Mt Aspiring Chalet we take a scenic helicopter flight from the Matukituki Valley located near the Mt Aspiring National Park in Wanaka. The chalet and it’s surrounding alpine setting can be enjoyed year round by friends, families and small groups. Over the summer season the chalet is a perfect base for alpine hiking, the area is covered by tussock grass, wild flowers, and small alpine lakes, and offers a variety of terrain and options from short walks through to longer more challenging adventures.

Over the winter season the area is covered in snow making for an incredible winter playground suitable for snow shoeing and ski ski touring or perhaps just enjoying being based in a remote snowy mountain location.

The chalet has two double bedrooms and a spacious loft and provides comfortable accommodation for up to six guests, and a bunk room for two staff. The chalet is relaxed yet luxurious with power, a hot shower and large windows with incredible views of Mount Aspiring with its tumbling glaciers.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

We will pick you up from your accomodation at 8.30am. The trip starts with a 1 hour drive from Queenstown to the Matukituki Valley near the Mt Aspiring National Park. From here we will meet our helicopter and then fly into the Mt Aspiring Chalet. Once at the chalet we can choose the adventure for the day. Options include an adventurous hike to a high view point. For some simply being in this incredible alpine setting amongst New Zealand's highest mountain is enough. Your guide will discuss with you your goals and the options for your group.

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Day 2

Hike, climb, enjoy the photography opportunities, or simply relax, Its your choice!

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From $1600 per person

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Helicopter Included


All year

Experience Required

No previous experience required. For the more adventurous hikes you need to be comfortable travelling through untracked areas and over uneven terrain. We can tailor make the trip to your experience and preferences.

Whats Included

The price of the trip includes

  • Guide fees
  • Helicopter flight in and out of the mountains
  • Ground transport
  • Group equipment
  • Department of Conservation concession fees

The price of the trip excludes

  • Personal equipment & clothing

More Information

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