Mt Hutt will be opening Friday 8th June

Featuring the largest ski-able area in the South Island (365ha), Mt Hutt caters for all levels of skier.

Only a 25-minute drive away.

Terrace Downs is the ideal location to base your ski break this winter, or take your skiing to the next level with heli-ski trips departing right on our doorstep, making the mountain only five minutes away.

Let us arrange your lift passes for you, so that you waste no precious time on the mountain waiting in lines to buy your pass.


  • 2086m


  • 683m

Skiable Area

  • 365 Hectares (excludes Rakaia Saddle Chutes of 107 hectares)


  • 1 high speed six seater, 1 quad, 1 triple, 1 Magic Carpet


  • Beginners 25%, Intermediates 50%, Advanced 25% (excludes Rakaia Saddle Chutes)

Season 2018

  • Opening expected for mid-June


  • Licensed Brasserie – Huber’s Hut and the Sky High Cafe. Guest Services & Ticketing. Snowsports School. Rental – skis and snowboards, boots and poles, ski & snowboard repairs, ski & snowboard storage. Retail outlet – ski accessories and clothing. First aid and emergency services. Licensed creche and all day dedicated childrens programmes.


  • 42 Hectares

Ski Shuttles

  • Daily service to/from Methven & Christchurch – transport from Terrace Downs by van or helicopter is available with advanced bookings.

Operating Hours

  • 9:00am to 4:00pm

Longest Run

  • International – 2km