New Zealand Heli Surf Tours

New Zealand

It’s in the name – nothing beats this! Scour New Zealand for surf in a Helicopter – enough said!

Operator

We are N.Z’s first and largest professional surf tour company.

The story begins back in 2001 when New Zealand Surf Tours (NZST) was established as New Zealand's first surf tour company of its kind. NZST identified a need in the market for both local and international beginners, wanting to learn to surf and experience New Zealand waves in a friendly and safe environment. NZST evolved over the years originally offering only a One Day Surf Tour and Surf School. The company now offers 5 & 12 Day Surf Tours, Heli Surfing and Custom Surf Tours and Snow Tours. We cater for beginner, intermediate and experienced boardriders for both surf and snow that are searching for a real kiwi surf experience. 

In 2004 it was a natural progression for NZST to take on the winter months and offer skiing and snowboarding tours. This led to NZST re-branding the company name to New Zealand Surf 'n' Snow Tours (NZSST). Our Snow Tours offer skiing and snowboarding packages to suit all levels at reasonable prices. From standard accommodation and transport packages to custom tours including lift tickets, lessons and equipment hire.


Why choose us?

New Zealand Surf’n’Snow Tours (NZSST) has been operating since 2001 making us the largest and longest running surf tour company in New Zealand. With a firm belief that there is always room for improvement NZSST continues to evolve and bring to its customers the best possible learning environment around. NZSST are passionate about the surfing culture and strive to pass their knowledge and their love of the ocean to all those who choose to surf with us.  NZSST has a very solid team of surf instructors who have been with the company for years. The NZSST staff are not just qualified but highly experienced and professional due to the large number of students being taught every year. This high turnover of students enables them to continually develop and re-define their teaching skills allowing for a more improved lesson with an inevitable better outcome for the students. All our surf guides are fully qualified ISA Surf Coaches. They have their First Aid Certificate, National Lifeguard Award and/or Bronze Medallion awards. NZSST always maintains the ISA safety ratio of 8 to 1 and prefers to run on a 6 to 1 basis. Unlike other surf schools NZSST is fully mobile. We are able to find the best learning conditions on any given day on all our surf trips. Knowing which beach will have the most ideal waves has become an art that NZSST is proud of.