Guide To MT Hutt Ski Field

Often named "The Best Ski field in New Zealand"

If you’re looking for a winter holiday, there are many places around the world that offer great slopes, beautiful views and perfect snow. One of the best, however, is right here in New Zealand: Mt Hutt Ski field!

Mt Hutt has the longest ski season out of anywhere in NZ, meaning that you can enjoy your skiing holiday for longer. It is located near Methven - a small town where you can get all your supplies - and Christchurch, so it’s also easy to get to.

There’s something for everyone at Mt Hutt Ski Field. For beginners, there’s a dedicated beginner slope with a magic carpet that takes you up the hill and an experienced ski school so that you can learn from the best. For those who have been on skis before, there are plenty of intermediate slopes that will help build your confidence before tackling more advanced or expert runs. All of this is covered by one lift pass, meaning you don’t have to buy a different ticket each time!

Mt Hutt offers stunning views and amazing snow conditions all year round; it even boasts the highest base elevation of any ski area in New Zealand! With a variety

What Mt hutt Ski field has to offer


  • Onsite Equipment Rentals
  • On Mountain free parking and bus services
  • Cafeteria with a number of food and drink options
  • On Site Toilets

Mountain Features


Open Dates

Mt Hutt is estimated to be open
9th June 2023
– October 15th  9am – 4pm for the 2023 season.
Afternoon Pass 12:30-4pm