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Mt Hutt Ski Area

Methven, New Zealand
+64 3-308 5074
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Fantastic Family Ski Resort

We had the best time at Mt Hutt. Some great runs for beginners intermediates and advanced. Easy to... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Bin98
,
Brisbane, Australia
Massive Grooming Effort - Overall Pretty Good

This area received 112cm of snow about a week before I arrived and there had been mainly warmish... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
GymJunkie66
,
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“magic carpet” (11 reviews)
“early season” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Methven, New Zealand
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+64 3-308 5074
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11 - 20 of 125 reviews

Reviewed September 5, 2017

We had the best time at Mt Hutt. Some great runs for beginners intermediates and advanced. Easy to progress through the ranks with these slopes and every well sign posted. It does close occasionally but that's the nature of skiing and of course the road...More

Thank Bin98
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This area received 112cm of snow about a week before I arrived and there had been mainly warmish days since the fall, so the whole mountain could have potentially been an ice skating rink. Luckily, the team had carried out a massive grooming campaign and...More

Thank GymJunkie66
Reviewed August 18, 2017

It's Monday and It's Sunny! Wow...from the bottom prior driving up to the ski resort, we were so excited to prepare ourself! It's an open space are and the road is so challenging specially if the weather condition is foggy. With lots of confidence we...More

Thank MSukrisman
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Took shuttle from Christchurch with Methven Travel. Totally amazing day. Awesome snowfields. Will be. Back

Thank Jo A
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Went for a day trip and it was awesome! That thirteen kms steep drive was worth it though and was not too far from the city centre about 1hour and 45mins. There are child friendly areas where we stayed basically most of the time and...More

Thank Lovetravellove
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Many thanks for your great review. We hope to see you back soon. Kind regards James Urquhart Operations Manager Mt Hutt

Reviewed July 29, 2017

Mt Hutt is awesome and the staff do the absolute best they can. It seems the people (itchy skiiers and boarders) will always have something to complain about with Mt Hutt which is just unfair. They work so hard to make sure the mountain is...More

Thank AliceH123
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Hi Alice, Thanks for your kind feedback. We have emailed this to all our staff and I know this will make them feel great. Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you back soon. Cheers James Urquhart Operations Manager Mt Hutt

Reviewed July 25, 2017 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 July 23, 2017 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
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Hi Wayne, Sounds like you had a really bad day. I would love to chat to over lunch and hear your concerns face to face so we can discuss. Please let me know when you may be back so I can make use I'm on...More

Reviewed July 20, 2017

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

1  Thank Andrew M
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Thanks Andrew for your feedback. Taken on board and we have forward this onto our depts in rentals etc. Agreed you may have just seen our new upgrades at Remarkables and Coronet and it wont be long until we see some more changes soon. Again...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

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
NZSki, General Manager at Mt Hutt Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Cheers Ross, Great to finally see you back again and I'm glad you still find our place warm and friendly. Look forward to seeing you back again but don't make it another 30 years. Kind regards James Urquhart Operations Manager Mt Hutt Ski Area

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Samandbryan
July 21, 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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John B
July 8, 2017|
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Response from ellenbrussee |
Hi John, yes there is a tobogganing area next to the Magic Carpet. It is great fun! You can bring your own gear or purchase toboggans in the SnoSnop. Ellen
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mjstyles
July 6, 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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