Ohau Snow Fields

Ski Resort Ohau is a commercial ski field situated in Mackenzie country, Canterbury in the South Island of New Zealand. The terrain is inside a big basin and there is a 20 min hike up to the ridge from the top of the lift. You get magnificent views of beautiful snow capped mountains of the … Read moreOhau Snow Fields

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

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

Things to Do in Twizel

Twizel is situated in Canterbury and the West Coast of New Zealand and is the nearest town to Aoraki Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand. Here are a list of activities and attractions in and around Twizel. Mount Cook National Park Twizel is the nearest town outside the Mount Cook National Park, an … Read moreThings to Do in Twizel

Ashburton

Ashburton straddles the River Ashburn, four miles before joining the River Dart. It is the main town in the farming district of mid-Canterbury. The town was named after Lord Ashburton, a member of the Canterbury Association, which settled the region in the 1850s. Even though in the beginning dry and covered with thick clumps of … Read moreAshburton

Twizel

Located in Canterbury and the West Coast of New Zealand is the town of Twizel, the closest town to Aoraki Mt Cook, the highest mountain in Australasia. Twizel was built in 1968 as a construction town for the Upper Waitaki hydroelectric development scheme. It was intended that the town would be removed once the hydro … Read moreTwizel