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5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday

Head to Mt Hutt ski resort this winter and enjoy an amazing family ski getaway that everyone will love. With ski lift pass, rental equipment, kids ski school and lessons for the adults all included, what better way to start enjoying the snow than an all-inclusive holiday package?

  This Ski New Zealand package starts at (per person, based on quad share)
  5 days / 4 nights arriving Christchurch, departing Christchurch
  Accommodation on this package is: Motels (Customisable? YES )
  2 full days Skiing at Mt Hutt ski resort
 Includes shuttle transfer to and from ski fields
  Ski pack: includes everything you need to have a great winter holiday - see here

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - at a glance (See detailed itinerary)  

Day 1: Welcome to Christchurch, catch the shuttle from Christchurch Airport to Methven
Accommodation: Methven Motels

Day 2: Head to Mt Hutt for day 1 of your skiing adventure
Accommodation: Methven Motels

Day 3: Head to the mountain for another day where you'll progress in leaps and bounds
Accommodation: Methven Motels

Day 4: Enjoy a rest day in Methven
Accommodation: Methven Motels

Day 5: Catch the shuttle back to Christchurch Airport for your journey home

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5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - Detailed Itinerary  

Day 1: Welcome to Christchurch, catch the shuttle from Christchurch Airport to Methven

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - day 1

Your itinerary, lift passes, car and accommodation bookings

As well as getting everything you need to have a great trip sent to you electronically (yes we are really clever like that!), a super dooper tour pack containing everything you need will be waiting for you at your accommodation. In short - we take care of the paperwork!

Welcome to Christchurch, gateway to the Southern Alps and Mt Hutt ski field

Arrive into Christchurch, jumping off point for your South Island ski holiday.  From here it’s less than 2 hours to Mt Hutt ski field.  If time allows take a tour of Christchurch city before heading out of town.

Christchurch to Methven Shuttle

You will be collected from either Christchurch Airport or your Christchurch accommodation and driven by shuttle to your Methven accommodation.

Your Accommodation: Methven Motels

Methven Motels offer premium and economy self-catering accommodation, just a short 5 minute walk to the cafes and restaurants of Methven. No matter your budget this is the place to base yourself for your skiing Mt Hutt adventurer.

Day 2: Head to Mt Hutt for day 1 of your skiing adventure

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - day 2

Mt Hutt Ski Bus Return Transfer

Take the Mt Hutt Ski Bus from Methven to Mt Hutt Ski field.  These coaches are equipped with features to ensure you enjoy a safe and warm journey to the mountain.

Mt Hutt One Day Starter Pack

This is a one day product designed for the absolute first timer. If you have never been on snow before this is the package for you.  Lesson meeting time is 10.20am. The combo features 2 x 1 hour 50 minute group lessons, beginner lift pass and skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots.  You'll learn to slide with confidence whilst having fun. Under the expertise of your Snowsports instructors, you will be introduced to your equipment and the environment. You will learn the basic skills of staying upright, stopping, riding the surface lifts and perhaps start to change direction.

Mt Hutt Full Day Kids Kea Club

The Kea Club ski and snowboard programme is specifically designed for kids, encouraging maximum participation, safety and fun. It's an excellent way for your children to make new friends, improve their skills and have a great day on the hill. Advanced bookings are unavailable, but as spaces fill up quickly we recommend you arrive early to ensure participation.  Full Day Kea Club includes all-day lift access, 2 x 2 hour 30 minute lessons, lunch and rental equipment is also included in this package. Lesson begins at 10.00am and the pick up time at the end of the day is 4.00pm

Your Accommodation: Methven Motels

Methven Motels offer premium and economy self-catering accommodation, just a short 5 minute walk to the cafes and restaurants of Methven. No matter your budget this is the place to base yourself for your skiing Mt Hutt adventurer.

Day 3: Head to the mountain for another day where you'll progress in leaps and bounds

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - day 3

Mt Hutt Ski Bus Return Transfer

Take the Mt Hutt Ski Bus from Methven to Mt Hutt Ski field.  These coaches are equipped with features to ensure you enjoy a safe and warm journey to the mountain.

Mt Hutt One Day Starter Pack

This is a one day product designed for the second time skier or snowboarder. If you've been skiing/riding once before or haven't been in a while, this is your ideal choice.   Lesson meeting times are 10.20am and 2pm. The combo features a single 2 x 1 hour and 50 minute group lessons, beginner lift pass plus access to the novice chairs, as well as rental equipment (skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots). Under the expertise of your Snowsports instructors, you'll build confidence and gain greater control as you progress to the easy green trails.
 

Mt Hutt Full Day Kids Kea Club

The Kea Club ski and snowboard programme is specifically designed for kids, encouraging maximum participation, safety and fun. It's an excellent way for your children to make new friends, improve their skills and have a great day on the hill. Advanced bookings are unavailable, but as spaces fill up quickly we recommend you arrive early to ensure participation.  Full Day Kea Club includes all-day lift access, 2 x 2 hour 30 minute lessons, lunch and rental equipment is also included in this package. Lesson begins at 10.00am and the pick up time at the end of the day is 4.00pm

Your Accommodation: Methven Motels

Methven Motels offer premium and economy self-catering accommodation, just a short 5 minute walk to the cafes and restaurants of Methven. No matter your budget this is the place to base yourself for your skiing Mt Hutt adventurer.

Day 4: Enjoy a rest day in Methven

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - day 4

Explore Methven

Methven, situated on the Inland Scenic Route 72, is both a summer and winter adventure wonderland.  In winter the small rural village is bustling with people intent on spending as much time on the slopes of Mt Hutt ski field.  When the snow melts, other activities take prominence, including walking, hot air-ballooning or jet boating.  Methven provides a good range of eating establishments and is a friendly town to spend some time in during your travels.

Your Accommodation: Methven Motels

Methven Motels offer premium and economy self-catering accommodation, just a short 5 minute walk to the cafes and restaurants of Methven. No matter your budget this is the place to base yourself for your skiing Mt Hutt adventurer.

Day 5: Catch the shuttle back to Christchurch Airport for your journey home

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - day 5

Methven to Christchurch Shuttle

You will be collected from your Methven accommodation and driven by shuttle to Christchurch Airport or your Christchurch accommodation.

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