Looking for the perfect place for your next big skiing adventure, then why not check out the very popular destination of Mount Hutt which is just over and hour’s drive out of Christchurch. With its awesome views, the dedicated kid’s area and fantastic facilities Mt Hutt is all about a great snow experience. This is the ski area for anyone looking for consistently good snow – from absolute beginners to advanced powder hounds. If you’re into skiing or boarding – and that’s all you want to do, Mt Hutt is the place to do it.
Famous for its deep, dry snow and for having one of the longest seasons in Australasia, Mt Hutt makes the most of its location. The fields look back over the lush green Canterbury Plains and out to the Pacific Ocean. There’s a huge range of terrain, with plenty of space for novices to eat snow. Park monkeys are also guaranteed a rush with death-defying jumps and rails to sample.
There is no on the mountain accommodation at Mount Hutt but with plenty of transfers travelling between the nearby city of Christchurch you are sure to find a great place to crash at the end of the day. Methven is the closest town to Mount Hutt where you may also like to book into one of the many rooms that are on offer. Take your pick from many outstanding properties such as hotels, motels, resorts, self contained apartments and much more…. so no matter what kind of room you are looking for and how many people you want to accommodate you are sure to find what you want!
Not only can you enjoy world class skiing but you may also like to check out the many other activities that you can do while you are here such as a heliskiing expedition or if you are visiting during the warmer months you can do a helicopter sightseeing tour as well as skydiving over the mountain ranges and jet boating through cavernous gorges. This really is an adrenalin junkie’s paradise! But if you want to slow things down a little bit you can also take a romantic hot air balloon ride or maybe even enjoy a round of golf.
With around 14 different ski fields to choose from, the Canterbury region of the south island has the most ski fields in the southern hemisphere. And Mt Hutt, which is arguably Canterbury’s premier ski field, is all that you could ask for. So call us today so that we can begin to arrange you fun filled adventure holiday to Mount Hutt, New Zealand.