Mt Hutt

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 10 years and under will receive FREE Lift access at Mt Hutt ski area.

Season Dates

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 10 years and under receive a FREE lift pass.

Terrain & Stats

Terrain Level
Beginner 25%
Intermediate 50%
Advanced 25%
Other Stats & Info
Skiable Area 386 ha
Elevation 2,086 m
Vertical 683 m
Longest Run 2 km
Average Snowfall 4 m p/a
Terrain Parks 4
Snowmaking 44 ha
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)

Drive Times

FromToDrive Time
MethvenMt Hutt45 min
ChristchurchMt Hutt2 hr 00 min
Christchurch AirportMethven1 hr 15 min
AshburtonMt Hutt1 hr 15 min

Trail Map