Christchurch & Canterbury - Winter the way it's supposed to be!

Welcome to winter in Christchurch and Canterbury

Winter in Canterbury is a time for hearty meals, open fires, hitting the slopes or just laying back and enjoying some therapeutic hot pools. Whether you’re looking for a holiday filled with activity and adventure or relaxation and rejuvenation Canterbury offers a winter holiday suited for all.

Kids 4 Free this winter

Canterbury boasts 12 ski fields across the region, from Mt Lyford in the north to Ohau Snow Fields in the South, and each field has its own highlights and characteristics. Porters offer the closest chair lift to Christchurch and has undergone significant redevelopment this summer, making more terrain accessible to the beginner. Mt Hutt and the town of Methven continue to offer Kids 4 Free this winter, whereby children under the age of 10 can ski at Mt Hutt, stay, eat, and travel for free round Methven with participating operators, making a family ski holiday that much more accessible.

Winter retreat

For those looking for a more relaxing holiday, the alpine village of Hanmer Springs offers a winter retreat where you can walk the hills, bike through the forests and then soak in thermal waters known for their healing properties. To explore a little more, head down to the Mackenzie District. Home to New Zealand’s tallest mountain, longest glacier and biggest sky the district offers plenty of activities perfect for the winter months.


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