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Mt Hutt Ski Area

Methven, New Zealand
+64 3-308 5074
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Learned to snowboard

Friendly and helpful instructors (Jake and Amelia) were very patient with us and helped is learn at... read more

Reviewed today
joshieboi93
via mobile
Ripped off at Mt Shutt for the last time

When does open actually mean open? We made the early morning trip to Mt Hutt based on a favourable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wayne T
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Methven, New Zealand
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+64 3-308 5074
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Reviewed today via mobile

Friendly and helpful instructors (Jake and Amelia) were very patient with us and helped is learn at our own pace 👌 was awesome

Thank joshieboi93
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When does open actually mean open? We made the early morning trip to Mt Hutt based on a favourable weather report and the Ski Fields web page that clearly said "All lifts open". On arriving, one lift was operating so I asked the somewhat acerbic...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 5 days ago

First time visiting Mt Hutt with my family of 6 from Australia, having visited Remarkables the previous few years. The ski instructors and all staff I came into contact with were friendly, and always willing helpful with any question - well done. Overall the resort...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I first came here 30 years ago ...and to be honest it hasn't changed much, which is good thing. I was worried it had become all commercial but is was still the laid back family friendly mountain I remembered ...oh, but the bathrooms were much...More

Thank RossD0001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We buy season passes every year and try to go most weekends. The road is very well managed by the team and the updates on the snow report and Facebook page are fantastic. Even when they reach capacity everything runs very well. I know some...More

Thank fludlle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ski resort. Friendly staff and great deals. We managed to get 4 days lessons (2 a day - 10:20 and 2pm - 2 hours each), 4 days rental and 4 days lift pass (1st day is magic carpet/beginner slope only) for $300 NZD which...More

1  Thank iluvkerits
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in the middle of June. Didn't receive fresh snow but no one can control the weather. There was more than enough snow to enjoy the slopes. Give yourself an hour to get through tickets, rentals, and gearing up. Lessons don't start until 10:30am,...More

Thank Jastine D
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks guys for your great comments. Glad you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you back. Regards James Urquhart Operations Manager Mt Hutt

Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Owners claims to be "smoke-free ski area". There are many smokers EVERYWHERE at the base (on the snow, at the entrance and in the parking lot). A smoke-free ski area means NO SMOKING ON THE WHOLE SKI AREA (parking including!) There's no signs and...More

1  Thank CyclingTheWorld
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments. We try very had to keep guest informed regarding our smoking policy. We have again ordered more signs regarding our smoking on the ski area. We believe its everyone's responsibility to advise guest not to smoke. On going this smoking thing...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had travelled the South Island and although we promised the kids snow we only found small patches along the way. Our last day we drove up to Mt Hutt after staying in Methven for the night. It's only 16 km out of Methven but...More

Thank BhuddaBud
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your reply.... Glad you have had fun and we look forward to seeing you back next season. Regards James Urquhart Operations Manager Mt Hutt

Reviewed 21 January 2017

We arrived at Mt Hutt early June only just as the season opened. The pass you buy gives you lessons and they have great facilities. Driving up the mountain takes a while but an easy drive. They have a great daycare options that even give...More

Thank Rails81
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Many thanks for the review. We look forward to seeing you back at Hutt in the future. Kind regards James Urquhart Operations Manager Mt Hutt Ski Area

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Samandbryan
21 July 2017|
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Response from BhuddaBud | Reviewed this property |
Very good question. If Mt Hutt is closed maybe head to Christchurch or Rangiora for some Fish and Chips, and a beer...kiwi as
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mjstyles
7 July 2017|
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Response from BhuddaBud | Reviewed this property |
There are two packages. One if you supply your own gear. The other they will supply everything for you. Have fun, it's an awesome place
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