Selwyn offers a winter experience like no other.

We have six unique ski areas with fantastic uncrowded terrain and genuine hospitality. Porters, Cheeseman, Broken River, Craigieburn Valley, Mt Olympus and Temple Basin are all within a two hour drive from Christchurch in the heart of the Southern Alps. 

Enjoy the social vibe of the on-mountain cafes, day lodges and overnight accommodation. Improve your skills with the professional snow schools and discover the many quirky features of the clubbies.

Grab a Chill Season or Travel pass – one pass, six ski areas.

Explore our six ski fields!

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Porters

The closest on-snow experience to Christchurch, Porters has something for everyone! Fantastic learner slopes, licenced cafe, dedicated snow play area, comfortable accommodation with restaurant and bar at Porters Lodge, short access road and a mountain of terrain for experts.

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Broken River

Broken River boasts some of New Zealand’s best off-piste, soft-snow skiing and snowboarding and is known for its friendly vibe. Accessed by a quirky alpine rail through the beech forest, there’s fantastic terrain for all levels, on-mountain accommodation and uncrowded powder basins and chutes.

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Craigieburn

If you're an advanced or expert rider then Craigieburn is your holy grail! Steep narrow chutes, wide open powder bowls, uncrowded runs or just a place to take it easy in the awesome vista of the Craigieburn Ranges.

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Temple Basin

Temple Basin is a ski area like no other. Renowned in New Zealand as the home of extreme skiing and snowboarding, here you’ll find solitude with all the comforts of home. There’s a hike from the highway to the ski area base with comfortable lodging and stunning views in every direction.

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Mt Olympus

A globally unique snowsports destination that demands an adventurous heart, Mt Olympus delivers an unforgettable experience. This is the soul of freeride skiing in New Zealand. The ski weeks here are legendary as is the access road and terrain!

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Cheeseman

Cheeseman has a distinctive family friendly atmosphere, diverse terrain for all abilities and loads of great facilities. There’s a sunny day lodge with a large wrap around deck; the licenced Cockayne Café, gear hire and fantastic accommodation in Snowline and Forest Lodges.

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Ski Selwyn Packages

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The Wicked Weeker

A 6-night / 7-day ski week package with discounted lift passes and accommodation. Choose from catered or self-catered accommodation.

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The Midweek Madness

Enjoy a short break with family or friends with our discounted midweek package (up to 30% off).

Catered package includes 1 group lesson (...
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Telemark Week

Join Broken River’s highly successful Telemark Week when freeheelers flock in from far and wide for fun, great turns and to touch up their t...
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Ski Week at Snowline Lodge

Stay in the mountains with our ski-in, ski out accommodation. This Ski Week package starting from Monday and finishing on Friday, including ...
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Short Stay Ski Holiday at Snowline Lodge

Get away and indulge in a short stay ‘ski and snowboard adventure’, staying two nights at Snowline Lodge with Ski in Ski out facilities, the...
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Road Trip Ski Holiday at Snowline Lodge

Get away on a winter road trip snow adventure, staying one night at Snowline Lodge with Ski in Ski out facilities, the package inclusive of ...
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Craigieburn Range Mini Mission at Snowline Lodge

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This lodge-based series of day trips will base on any of the Craigieburn Range ski areas, staying at Cheeseman...
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Smylies Tours: Snow Holiday

Join Smylies Tours on a school snow holiday tour, featuring two days of skiing and fun at Porters Ski Area!

For $595 per person, this pa...
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Temple Basin Family Ski Week (6 nights, 7 days)

Temple’s ski and snowboard week packages (6 nights, 7 days) commence on Sunday and finish on the following Saturday each week.

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3 Day Midweek Adventure

Escape the crowds and adventure into the Main Divide for a three-day ski Snowboard holiday, inclusive of two nights' accommodation. \

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