Snow Packages

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Official transport supplier of Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt Ski Bus (operated by Methven Travel) provides seamless transport services to Mt Hutt Ski Area for skiers and snowboarders.

During the 2018 season we will be offering three services to Mt Hutt Ski Area; departing from Methven and Christchurch.

Due to Mt Hutt changing their operating hours as of Sunday 30th September, please note there has been a change in times for scheduled services, now as follows:
Methven - Mt Hutt Ski Area

Departs Methven daily from Sunday 30th September 2018 - 8.45am and 11.30am - Daily
Returning/departing from Mt Hutt 3.00pm and 5.15pm each afternoon.

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Christchurch - Mt Hutt Ski Area

Service from Sunday 30th September departing at 8:00am on Mt Hutt Ski Area open days.
Departs at 8.00am from the Christchurch Museum (Rolleston Ave), with subsequent pick up points from Hornby McDonalds (opposite on SH1), Rolly Inn Rolleston. We depart Mt Hutt Ski Area again at approx 4:30pm for Christchurch.

PLEASE NOTE:  **Deans Ave Carpark has closed and is no longer available as a pick-up point.

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Snowfun Experience*

A non-skiing, snow experience for those wanting to see and touch some snow! From Christchurch, our bus will transport you to Mt Hutt ski area, via the very scenic Rakaia River Gorge for photos. Once you arrive at Mt Hutt ski area, you can enjoy and have some fun in the snow, Travel to the top of the mountain on the Chair-lift*, experience how a ski area operates, and enjoy your lunch at the mountains Hubers cafe.

Depart Mt Hutt for the township of Methven where you can explore this ski and farming town with its shops, cafes, and Agricultural & Alpine encounter which is included in the price.

Day trip Details:

* Christchurch Central Hotel Pick-Ups prior to 8.30am
* Rakaia Gorge Scenic Stop for Photos
* Chairlift Ride to the Top of Mt Hutt Ski Area
* Lunch Supplied - Hubbers Hut Cafe - Mt Hutt
* Methven Township visit
* Entry to the NZ Alpine & Agricultural Centre
* Transport

$179 per Adult
$99 per child/youth (1-17 years)

*Tour operation in part or in whole is subject to weather conditions and factors outside of our control. Warm clothing is available for hire once at Mt Hutt Ski Area

Sturdy footwear required - snowboots and 'shoe chains' are available for hire on the day.

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Kids 4 FreeKids 4 Free

Mt Hutt Ski Bus is part of Methven and Mt Hutt's Kids 4 Free campaign. On selected services, one full paying adult travelling to Mt Hutt entitles one child to a free fare. Please refer to the individual services for more detailed information on this campaign.

Large Groups

We are also able to provide ski bus transport for large groups. Please contact us for more information.

Our Drivers

Our drivers go through intensive in-house training to familiarise them with the ski field access road and to make sure chains are fitted properly.

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Our Coaches

Our Coaches are set up for the Mt Hutt Ski Field Road with 3 sets of single Ice Breaker chains and a set of double chains for use on snow and ice.

Skis and boards are contained in lockers to prevent them getting dirty & dusty.
Our Coaches are equipped with special diesel heaters for the cold days to provide you with a comfortable experience on your journey to and from Mt Hutt.

Online Bookings / Tickets

Please use the green BOOK NOW buttons to book a Mt Hutt Ski Bus service online, or pop in and visit us at the Methven Travel office which is now located at the Methven Heritage Centre, 160 Main Street, Methven.