Temple Basin Ski Area

Ski Resort Temple Basin is a tall alpine club field in the heart of a national park, surrounded by wonderful mountains. It is a favourite ski resort among snowboarders because of its excellent 320 hectares of terrain including basins, chutes and natural half pipes, accessible via 3 rope tows and some hiking along the ridges. … Read moreTemple Basin Ski Area

Porter Heights Ski Area

Ski Resort Porter Heights Ski Area is the closest ski area to Christchurch – the first thing that will hit you is the steepness of the slopes, with the highest lifted point to 1980 metres. You get some stunning views of the Southern Alps with Lake Coleridge sparkling below. There have been some fantastic mountain … Read morePorter Heights Ski Area

Mount Olympus Ski Field

Ski Resort Mt Olympus is one and half hours from Christchurch. It is a club field on New Zealand’s Craigieburn range set deep in the Ryton Valley. It offers incredible and uncrowded terrain in a back-country setting which gives it that middle of nowhere feeling. The ski area is a large south-facing bowl which captures … Read moreMount Olympus Ski Field

Mt Cheeseman

Ski Resort Mt Cheeseman is the first ski club to be established in the south island and is the second closest ski area to Christchurch just 1 hours drive from Methven Mt Hutt Village. The club became know as Cheeseman although infact the current ski field was on Mount Cockayne in the Craigieburn range 111km … Read moreMt Cheeseman

HeliPark New Zealand

Ski Resort HeliPark is based at Mt.Potts Lodge, south of Christchurch and is heli-accessed free skiing and riding in 350 hectares of unbelievable backcountry terrain. There are steep faces, chutes, rocks to drop off, cornices, wide open powder bowls and gullies. HeliPark is an environment for free-skiers and rider to train or play. There are … Read moreHeliPark New Zealand

Craigieburn Valley Ski Club

Ski Resort Craigieburn is New Zealand’s biggest off-piste alpine playground and is more suitable for strong, skilled and adventurous skiers. The skiing and snowboarding here is wild with Steep narrow chutes, wide open powder bowls or simply a place to relax in the breath-taking landscape of the Craigieburn Range. Craigieburn is 100% natural which means … Read moreCraigieburn Valley Ski Club

Mt Lyford Alpine Resort Ski Area

Ski Resort Mount Lyford is a 2hrs drive from Christchurch. 2WD may need chains fitted. Mt Lyford has a good balance of terrain for all abilities including a lot of natural hits for snowboarders and freeriders and a large variety of learner and intermediate terrain. Some of the facilities offered here include equipment hire, snowsports … Read moreMt Lyford Alpine Resort Ski Area

Hanmer Springs Ski Area

Ski Resort Hanmer springs is a small friendly club ski field with groomed trails and on field backpacker accommodation costing $25 per night. Hanmer springs offers 52 hectares of great terrain for both skiing and snowboarding. The field is open from during July – September depending on snow fall. Hanmer springs is located about 155km … Read moreHanmer Springs Ski Area

Rainbow Ski Area, Nelson

Ski Resort Rainbows ski area has been voted New Zealand’s best and most beautiful ski field. It is less than 2 hours drive from Nelson or Blenheim and the closest town is St Arnaud. The views from the top of the mountain are stunning. Spacious, uncrowded slopes and groomed trails offer excellent terrain suitable for … Read moreRainbow Ski Area, Nelson