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Ski New Zealand | Mt Hutt Christchurch

Easy access from Christchurch

Mt Hutt offers a huge range of skiing that will keep everyone happy! Perfect for families who are just starting out, right up to skiers and snowboards who have had multiple seasons on the snow, come and enjoy the spectacular views and some genuine kiwi hospitality, all just a 35 minute drive from Methven with easy access to Christchurch.

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Getting There

  • Snow transport buses operate between downtown Queenstown and the Remarkables, pre-book your transport with your travel specialist
  • Self-drive: The Remarkables is a 37-minute drive from downtown Queenstown; 45 minutes from Arrowtown; 1 hour, 25 minutes from Wanaka

Facilities

  • Food and drink: Ratusburn Coffee Bar, The Remarkables Cafe, The Remarkables Restaurant, on-mountain Ice Bar
  • Retail store: the Snow Shop, open 7 days from 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Ski storage: secure day storage is available with on-mountain lockers and you can pay by credit card or EFTPOS, overnight storage is only available for NZSki rental equipment - pre-book your rental equipment with your travel specialist.
  • Car parking: 3 car parks available with space for 900 cars, car park shuttles operate from 8am to 5pm
  • First aid: The Remarkables Snow Patrol manage any medical situations or emergencies

Childcare

The Remarkables offers all day skiing lessons for children aged 5-15 years old, these can be pre-booked with your travel specialist

  • Kea Club: all day ski lessons (ages 5-15) or snowboard lessons (ages 8-15)
  • Mini Kea: all day program for kids aged 4-5 years

Lessons

Lessons are available for skiing or snowboarding and cater to all levels from beginners to experts, all lessons can be pre-booked through your travel specialist

Terrain

265 hectares of skiable terrain accessed by 3 surface conveyor lifts, 1 six seater express chairlift and 3 quad chairlifts

  • 30% Beginner
  • 40% Intermediate
  • 30% Expert

Mountain Facts

  • 1943 metres high with a 468 metre vertical drop
  • Longest run: Outward Bound, 2.5km
  • Average snowfall: 3.67m