Methven & Mt Hutt

The perfect outdoor playground in summer and winter. Methven and Mt Hutt offers a range of outdoor activities set against a picturesque mountain backdrop.

Mt Hutt Ski Fields are an Amazing Space 

The perfect outdoor playground in summer and winter.  Methven and Mt Hutt offers a range of outdoor activities set against a picturesque mountain backdrop.

Things to Do and See

Mt Hutt and Porters are two popular ski fields, Mt Hutt ski field for its world-class facilities and Porters ski field for its exciting terrain.  Join a helicopter sightseeing tour and take in the spectacular scenery in the summer, and in the winter join a heliskiing expedition.  Other adrenalin adventures include skydiving and jet boating. 

For a more romantic and serene experience take a champagne hot air balloon ride.  Or enjoy some time at the world-class Terrace Downs Resort for a round of golf. 

Methven offers a superb selection of restaurants, cafes and bars that belies its small size on the map.  As the hub of the Canterbury apres ski scene, in winter Methven really buzzes.

Getting To & Around Mt Hutt & Methven

Christchurch International Airport is the nearest airport offering regular scheduled flights, although helicopter transport is available locally.

Methven Mt Hutt village is a 90-minute drive from Christchurch along the Inland Scenic Route 72.  If hiring a car in winter remember to pre-book as this is a popular option.  There are also daily bus services to the region from Christchurch city and the airport.

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