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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?

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NZ Ski Package

This suggested tour costs from NZD$1,135 per person (twin share, low season)

Starts in Christchurch, finishes in Christchurch

5 days/4 nights

Motels

 Customisable? YES

Shuttle transport to the ski field

Return shuttle transfer from Christchurch to Methven

2 day lift pass

2 full days of Kea Club for kids

2 ski or snowboard lessons

price pp from
Was NZD$1,209
Now NZD$1,135
twin share/double
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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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Detailed itinerary: 5 day tour starting in Christchurch

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

5 day Mt Hutt Family Beginner Ski Holiday - Day 1
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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 with Methven Travel

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 with Methven Travel

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.

NZSki: 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 2-hour group lessons, beginner lift pass, 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.

NZSki: Clothing Rental

Everything you need for Mt Hutt Skifield is available directly on the mountain, no need to carry it all up. You'll find the latest gear, from clothing to equipment, and the on-site technicians keep it in top condition.
Please note: you can not hire out gloves, goggles or sunglasses for hygiene reasons. Please bring your own or these items can be purchased from the retail outlets on each ski area, or in town.

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 with Methven Travel

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.

NZSki: One Day Lift, Lesson & Rental Pack

This is a one day product designed for anyone who has skied or snowboarded before. It's a great choice for someone who has completed a Starter Pack and wants to continue with group lessons. Likewise, advanced skiers and snowboarders will find this pack ideal for fine tuning their technique. Lesson meeting times are 10.20 am and 2:00 pm. The combo features 2 x 2 hour group lessons, full mountain lift pass, as well as rental equipment (skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots). Under the expertise of your Snowsports instructors, you'll build on your basic skills, grow in confidence on challenging terrain and iron out any bad habits.

NZSki: Clothing Rental

Everything you need for Mt Hutt Skifield is available directly on the mountain, no need to carry it all up. You'll find the latest gear, from clothing to equipment, and the on-site technicians keep it in top condition.
Please note: you can not hire out gloves, goggles or sunglasses for hygiene reasons. Please bring your own or these items can be purchased from the retail outlets on each ski area, or in town.

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 with Methven Travel

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

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