Sightseeting at Mt Hutt, Canterbury, New Zealand

Not Skiing?

Sweet As!

Want to experience our spectacular mountain environment, but not yet ready to ski? Mt Hutt offers a wide range of activities for everyone, young and old. So unlock some of the best views in Canterbury and take in the thrill of a ski area, as you ride the chairlifts to expansive vistas of the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps.


Sit back and enjoy a chairlift ride to world famous views overlooking the Canterbury Plains and back to the main divide of the Southern Alps. Suitable for all and perfect for families! Last chair from 3pm (subject to conditions). Scenic Lift Passes are available to purchase at Guest Services at Mt Hutt for $30 per person. One pass gives a single chairlift ride. Dress warm for winter alpine conditions. Minimum height of 80cm and must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate closed footwear is mandatory and can be hired on mountain if required.


Perfect for the whole family! Share the smiles in Mt Hutt’s dedicated snow play area. Make snow angels, throw snowballs and feel the wind through your hair as you fly down the slope on a toboggan (bring your own or available for purchase in our Snow Shop). Perfect for family fun!