Rapu Adventures

New Zealand: Southern Alps

If you’re hungry for the white stuff but it’s all melted out in Europe and Canada then head to New Zealand this summer to continue living the winter dream.

"New Zealand trip to the Whakapapa ski fields"

Rapu Adventures promises to pack in a whole tonne of adventure into your New Zealand ski trip this year. If it’s your first time on a pair of skis or you’re new to snowboarding the Learn-it package is ideal for you. Spend a weekend learning the basics at Whakapapa ski field and stay at Piper’s Lodge in National Park.

If you’re ready to step it up a notch then the Master-it training weekend will have you gliding down the slopes with greater confidence. Once you’re ready to push your limits try out the Carve-it package, hone your skills and rip it all-weekend long.

For more advanced riders the South Island Snow Safari will give you the chance to explore 6 different mountains in just one week! Expert guides will help you hunt down the best powder stashes and give you some great little pointers to perfect your technique.

"Chase winter in the southern hemisphere"

This juicy little deal includes 6 lift passes for the best of NZ’s ski areas, accommodation with breakfast, guide services, all transport, and hot-pools entry at Lake Tekapo. Packages are flexible allowing you to tailor your trip and add gear hire, beginner lessons and heli-ski options. You can also opt for a lift pass-only deal if you prefer to organise your own transport.

Chase winter in the southern hemisphere and discover incredible New Zealand this summer. For more info call the team at Luex and we’ll be able to help you with any of your questions and booking.

4 reasons to choose Rapu Adventures:

  1. Great way to discover beautiful New Zealand!
  2. Ideal for all levels; beginner to expert!
  3. Discover 6 different mountains.
  4. Après-ski in Queenstown and Wanaka.


  • Oceania
  • Southern
  • New Zealand
Mountain Range
  • Southern Alps
  • Southern Alps
Ski Resort
  • None
  • Freeride
Accomm. Type
  • Lodge/Chalet
  • Hotel
Suited For
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • Party People
  • $$ - Medium
Meal Plans
  • Half Board
Room Type
  • Single Bed Room
  • Double Bed Room
  • Twin Bed Room
  • Triple Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • Internet Wifi
Services offered
  • Guiding
  • Airport Transfer
Ability Level
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Cliffs
Average Annual Snowfall
  • 3 meter/year - 5 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Transitional
Crowd Factor
  • Medium
Explorer Level
  • Medium
PP/Night from US$ 162