Mt Hutt is conveniently located only 90 mins from Christchurch Airport so if you time it right with flights you can depart Australia in the morning and be at Methven checking into your accommodation all on the same day. If not we suggest staying overnight at one of the many airport hotels and making your way to the village first thing in the morning. It’s that easy.
Mt Hutt makes travelling with kids affordable and easy with so many Kids 4 Free deals. To start with children aged 7 years and under will receive FREE Lift access at Mt Hutt ski area.
Starts 11 June 2021 – Ends 17 October 2021
Open 3 days per week at first. From 1 July, open the best 5 weather days each week and will include the weekend. Weekend First Tracks from 8-9am starting 4 July.
Why we love Mt Hutt
Easy transport – Daily shuttles to and from Methven and Christchurch.
World-class facilities – Restaurant and cafe, retail outlet, rental service, storage lockers for NZ$10 per day, medical resources, and licensed childcare for kids aged three months to five years.
Four freestyle terrain parks – Extensive freestyle features across the mountain and a boarder/skier cross (subject to conditions).
Spring skiing – One of the longest snow seasons in New Zealand.
Kids go FREE! – Children 7 years and under receive a FREE lift pass.
Terrain & Stats
|Other Stats & Info|
|Skiable Area||386 ha|
|Longest Run||2 km|
|Average Snowfall||4 m p/a|
|Number of Lifts||5|
|Lift Operating Hours - Standard||9:00 am to 4:00 pm|
|Lift Operating Hours - First Tracks||8:00 am to 9:00 am (Sat & Sun - July to Sept)|
|Methven||Mt Hutt||45 min|
|Christchurch||Mt Hutt||2 hr 00 min|
|Christchurch Airport||Methven||1 hr 15 min|
|Ashburton||Mt Hutt||1 hr 15 min|