The closest ski area to Christchurch City, Porters is a family focused business with a complete range of ski and snowboard terrain to suit all abilities. The best field in Canterbury to learn to ski with excellent beginner to intermediate transition.
It’s so easy to do. The closest ski area to Christchurch, an easy access road, fantastic learner slopes and a mountain of terrain for experts.
Significant investment in snow making, snow-fencing and grooming helps ensure fantastic snow conditions. A Carpet-lift makes progression for beginners easy, and platter lift provides one of the best intermediate slopes for progression in the country. The Easyrider Chairlift and three T-bars provide access to a plethora of intermediate and advanced ski and board terrain.
A world class Snowsport School, fully equipped rental department and workshop, and fully licensed cafe and bar offering hearty local fare and delicious espresso coffee. Visit Porters for a truly unique New Zealand snow experience.