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Welcome

to Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt has been voted New Zealand’s best ski resort five years running at the World Ski Awards. A true alpine experience, with wide open terrain with leg burning runs, monster snowfalls, and spectacular views. You’ve not skied in New Zealand until you’ve skied Hutt!

Lessons

Learn to ski or snowboard with our fun and experienced instructors or take your skills to another level with group or private coaching for all ages and abilities.

Lift Passes

Ski more and save more with our multi-day lift pass discounts. Explore Mt Hutt before the sun rises with a First Tracks pass on Saturdays and Sundays.

Rentals

Kit yourself out with skis, snowboards, boots, poles, clothing and helmet rental. All available at Mt Hutt. Upgrade to performance rentals and shred like a pro!

For The Kids

We cater for the whole family, Kids 10 & under ski for free at Mt Hutt. From 5 years and up we can help your kids have a great day on the snow and improve their skills, we cater to all abilities.

Lessons

Learn to ski or snowboard with our fun and experienced instructors or take your skills to another level with group or private coaching for all ages and abilities.

Lift Passes

Ski more and save more with our multi-day lift pass discounts. Explore Mt Hutt before the sun rises with a First Tracks pass on Saturdays and Sundays.

Rentals

Kit yourself out with skis, snowboards, boots, poles, clothing and helmet rental. All available at Mt Hutt. Upgrade to performance rentals and shred like a pro!

For The Kids

We cater for the whole family, Kids 10 & under ski for free at Mt Hutt. From 5 years and up we can help your kids have a great day on the snow and improve their skills, we cater to all abilities.

First Tracks

Start the day with the mountain to yourself on Saturdays and Sundays. From 8-9am Mt Hutt is only open to those with a First Tracks Pass. Carve untouched corduroy as the sun rises, finish it all off with a coffee from the Cafe. First Tracks passes are available with any valid day or season pass from Guest Services. First Tracks operation is subject to conditions, please check our weather page for daily updates.

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Alpine Spa

Soak up the views from the highest altitude spa in New Zealand! Perched on the top of Hutt, and accessible from the Summit Six Chairlift, Alpine Spas have kitted us out with a spa that has all the bells and whistles. Sit back, let the beats drop and soak it up.

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Not Skiing? Sweet As!

Take a trip on the Summit Six Chairlift at Mt Hutt Ski Field for stunning views over the Canterbury Plains. Looking for a little more fun on the snow, we’ve got you covered too with Yooner and Toboggan hire available.

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Getting Here

Mt Hutt is 26km from the village of Methven or about 90 minutes from Christchurch International Airport. It's a scenic drive on an unsealed alpine road, please always carry chains, allow plenty of time and read our daily weather report on our website for updates on road conditions and car park capacity. Where possible please ride share. There are several bus and shuttle services that run from Methven and Christchurch to Mt Hutt, please follow the below link for more information.

Bus Services

Car Parking

We have free car parking right outside our base facilities at the bottom of the lifts. Upon arrival, our team will direct you into a parking spot. When our top car park is full, our team will direct you into one of our overflow car parks, which are serviced regularly by our free shuttle service.

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Snow Shop

Update your ski gear or replace that missing glove. Our retail shop at Mt Hutt stocks the latest in ski gear to ensure you can ski or ride in comfort and style. We also sell medical supplies, as well as sweets and chocolates. We accept mypass money and Season Pass holders receive a 10% discount.

Storage Lockers

Worried about your gear on mountain? At Mt Hutt, we offer secure day storage with automated pay lockers. This is available downstairs in the base building and you can pay by credit card or EFTPOS. Hiring equipment from us on the mountain and coming back the next day? Save time in the morning with our overnight storage. Simply return your ski gear back to the Rental Department and we'll take care of the rest.

Instructor Programs

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM

Come and join us in beautiful New Zealand for an unforgettable ski or snowboard instructor training course in Queenstown or at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt Ski Field.

THIRD PARTY INSTRUCTING

All instructing and guiding at Mt Hutt is restricted to the instructors of Mt Hutt Snow Sports School.

All NZSki mountains including Mt Hutthold an exclusive commercial operation concession from the Department of Conservation. Further action may be taken with anyone who is found to be instructing/guiding without written permission.

Third party instructing and guiding enquiries may be made to Mt HuttSnow Sports School management

Email: hello@mthutt.co.nz