Only a 90-minute drive from Christchurch is Mt Hutt. Offering kids’ clubs and activities for children aged three months - 17 years, variety-filled eateries and views that will leave guests breathless - a definite family ski hot-spot.
The Remarkables boasts three ski terrains suitable for all levels accompanied by lessons for both kids and adults alike. Facilities like priority drop off for families and shuttles to the base building are available and easily accessible.
For a mixture of off- and on-ski fun, Mt Ruapehu has it all. With chairlift passes for all ages that give access to mountain scenery of volcanoes and waterfalls, families can sightsee together or for leisure, beginners and little ones, sledding is a ski alternative.