Kingfisher • Heli Skiing
Flexible Arrival Times
3,000m Vertical Guarantee
Kingfisher Lodge is the most accessible deep powder snow in Canada! Because we want to provide the most convenient, action-packed adventure, we are located just a 45 minute drive from Kelowna or 45 minutes from Vernon. This fantastic mountain area offers a huge variety of exhilarating terrain from glaciers, to alpine meadows and forests, and guarantees a constant supply of the finest powder!
We are at the Gateway to the Monashees, Kootenays and Selkirks – only 4 minutes away by heli to the sickest tenure out there. Click here to watch our taster video
Stay at comfortable self-contained units that sleep 4 to 12 guests
Kingfisher offers ease of access - get the most out of your time and spend longer skiing!
We are located right off Highway 6, close to Kelowna International Airport, so you can arrive when suits you. No waiting to be met at the airport, just head straight for the slopes
Make the most of your stay at Kingfisher with massage, stretching area, hot tub, sauna, mobile phone reception and wireless internet
We offer some of the most affordable, high-value heli skiing in BC!
Early season Dec 15-Jan 10
$5,394 CAD per person for a 3 day package
Prime season Jan 11-March 31
$5,994 CAD per person for a 3 day package
- 3,000m vertical per day guarantee, no additional charge
- Use of an A-Star B2 or B3 helicopter
- 1 professional guide for every 4 guests
- A hearty home-style breakfast, picnic lunch in the mountains, après ski and a gourmet meal prepared by our executive chefs
- Shared double accommodation
- Stretching area, hot tub and sauna
- Mobile phone reception and WiFi
- Safety equipment
- Specialty powder skis and poles and specialty powder snowboards (pre-booking required)
- Ground transportation
Kingfisher Heli Village is located on 34 acres just outside Cherryville, BC, right on Highway 6.
Only 75 minutes from Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and 45 minutes from Vernon.
We have over 100 established runs which range in length from 1,200-3,500 Vertical Feet.
Av. Daily Vertical:
3,000m per day vertical guarantee.
We have a great fleet of speciality powder skis and snowboards for you to try at no extra cost. Kingfisher Heli skiing proudly offers Skevik, Atomic and Armada Skis for our guest rentals. We also have a variety of snowboards for you to try at no extra cost. Advance booking is required.
We seek out individuals who have a passion for the outdoors and look forward to working every day in a fun, unique and safe environment.
About the Helicopter:
The Astar B2 and B3 are the helicopters of choice for our heli skiing packages.
A Limitless Playground For The Deep Powder Fan
As the most conveniently located heli ski operator in Canada, and with thousands of acres of fresh, deep powder at your fingertips, Kingfisher should be your one-stop-shop for heli skiing! Nature provides the awesome slopes, wide open alpine terrain and pristine powder snow – we provide the rest! Our aim is to offer exceptional customer service, charming high-value accommodation and above all safety! We are nestled in the Monashee Mountain Range, which is renowned for its powder snow, climate, and exceptional heli ski conditions. The area offers a varied terrain so skiers of all abilities can enjoy this wilderness playground! All of our guides have undergone rigorous guide, avalanche, and first aid training. Our Guides hold certifications with either the CSGA (Canadian Ski Guide Association(opens in a new tab)), the ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides(opens in a new tab)), or the Canadian Avalanche Association(opens in a new tab). They are also certified in OFA (Occupational First Aid(opens in a new tab)) or OEC (Outdoor Emergency Care(opens in a new tab)), so rest assured you are in safe hands!
Modern Accommodation at Kingfisher Heli Village
The Kingfisher Heli Village at Gold Panner Resort is located on 34 acres in Cherryville, BC, right on Highway 6. We are only 4 minutes by helicopter to the freshest snow on some of the steepest slopes. Our affordable range of luxury accommodation offer the same frills as other lodges while being pocket-friendly. Stay in our charming chalets and enjoy a hearty breakfast, picnic in the mountains, and a gourmet evening meal by our executive chefs. Benefit from the extras we’ve thrown in to make your trip that much more special – stretch those tired muscles in a dedicated stretching area, take a dip in the hot tub, or warm up in the sauna. If you want to share photos of you shredding the slopes with your friends and family back home, we provide mobile phone reception and wireless internet. All the chalet necessities are taken care of by our friendly staff. Offering comfort, a warm welcome, and the perfect amount of luxury to help you rest after a day on the slopes, Kingfisher Lodge is the perfect respite for any skier!