Mt Hutt Ski Area is a vast mountain with the most complete terrain mix of any ski area in The South Island. Mt Hutt is also one of the largest ski areas in NZ! With an exceptional 10 year snow record both in terms of total snowfall and snowquality it has one of the longest snow seasons in New Zealand. A six-seater chairlift, a dedicated quad chair, a triple chair and a beginners’ surface conveyor lift deliver all levels and styles of skier and rider to fantastic groomed runs, off-piste and parks with breathtaking views over the Canterbury Plains to the Pacific Ocean. Mt Hutt is family and beginner friendly with a great Snowsports School and a licensed Skiwiland Crèche. Children six and under receive free day passes.
Choose Methven as a base for your ski holiday, and you will discover a small, lively, rural town, surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
About 20 minutes from Methven is the Mount Hutt Ski Resort, where will you find the most reliable snowfall in the Southern Hemisphere, providing quality dry snow, usually from June right through to the end of October.