New Zealand, Methven
Methven is located in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s south Island and is hands down the perfect escape no matter your taste or budget. Nestled right underneath Mt Hutt, it is undoubtedly the closest place to stay, to hit the slopes early.
In winter, it is the location of choice for snow enthusiasts who are visiting Mt Hutt to Ski or Snowboard. At all other times of the year Methven attracts all lovers of the outdoors who visit to take advantage of the large range of outdoor activities. With Mt Hutt on its door step and some of the World’s finest Heliskiing country, Methven is a snowsports magnet. Methven is the gateway to Mt Hutt, located only 1 hour from Christchurch airport.
Methven is more likely to be visited by experienced riders and those who are there to ride and only to ride. Experienced riders choose to come to this area over others to experience the large area of Heli country Mt Hutt has to offer. Heliskiing or boarding is an experience unlike any other.
|Visa requirements||None on Australian Passport|
|Languages spoken||English, Maori|
|Currency used||New Zealand Dollar (NZD)|
|Ski Area Size||Mt Hutt |
|Highest Point||Mt Hutt |
|Vertical Drop||Mt Hutt |
|Longest Run||Mt Hutt |
|Lifts||Mt Hutt |
1 x high speed 6 seater
1 x Quad
1 x Triple
1 x Magic Carpet
|Season||Mt Hutt |
13th June- 12th October
|Nearest Airport||Christchurch, New Zealand|