On the slopes

Ski Selwyn NZ

Just over one hour’s drive from Christchurch, Selwyn snow fields offer uncrowded slopes, friendly Kiwi hospitality and easy access to some of the best off-piste skiing in the world.

There are a variety of affordable riding for the family – kids 10 and under can ski for free at Cheeseman.

Craigieburn, Porters, Cheeseman, Temple Basin, Mt Olympus and Broken River feature mixed-terrain riding from beginner to advanced; on-mountain accommodation, on-site café and bar facilities and snow schools with highly qualified instructors.

Don’t miss New Zealand’s highest hot tub at Mt Olympus and the quirky alpine railway through spectacular alpine forest at Broken River.

Grab a Chill season or travel pass – one pass, six ski areas.

 

Explore Selwyn

On the way, experience some of our local towns.

Darfield
Rent top quality snow gear from Gnomes Alpine Sports Store before grabbing some food at one of the local cafes.

Sheffield
Visit the world famous Sheffield Pie Shop and fuel up before hitting the slopes.

Springfield
Experience the thrill of alpine jet boating. Don’t forget to take a photo at the Springfield Donut!

Castle Hill
Walk around the spectacular limestone boulders at Castle Hill - one of the filming locations of the movie Chronicles of Narnia.

Arthur’s Pass
Visit the DOC Visitor Centre in Arthur’s Pass village and explore the huge array of walks on offer in the National Park.
Rent top quality snow gear from Gnomes Alpine Sports Store before grabbing some food at one of the local cafes.

Read more about our townships