Mt Hutt Accommodation Rakaia Gorge
Remote yet only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport.
30 minutes and you are snow skiing Mt Hutt.
10 minutes from Methven.
Open to Public
Mount Hutt snow season from June to October. Enjoy.
Methven Summer School - 2nd week of January.
November through to April - RAKAIA RIVER SALMON SEASON.
Trout fishing the year round. Accommodation Rakaia Gorge.
Surfspot wifi internet access.
If you intend to ski New Zealand we are perfectly positioned for you. Whether it be a skiing holiday at Mount Hutt, fly fishing with our local guide or just plain vacation, contact us. Located on Inland Scenic Route 72.
Noted international award winning chef Ernest Stern and wife Jo present the freshest in local produce and hospitality in their bar and restaurant.
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER. Check the menu.
Directions to Mt Hutt lodge from CHCH Airport
Less than 1 hour away
Turn right under bridge - "Timaru / Hornby"
Stay in middle lane for 3.2 kms
Turn right on H'way 73 - the West Coast Road - travel 41 kms to Darfield
On the far side of Darfield
Turn left on H'way 72 / 77
Drive 41 kms STAYING on main road to Rakaia River - going down a steep hill to the flat
Mt Hutt Lodge is well signed @ the river
DO NOT CROSS BRIDGES
500 meters up the Zig Zag Road - there we are. :)
If using GPS punch in Zig Zag Road, Windwhistle, Selwyn - sealed roads only.
Golf, Skiing, Snow Boarding, Horse Treking, Jet Boating, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Rakaia Gorge, Walks, Ballooning, Hunting, Ecotours, Farm Visits, Kayaking, Skating, 4WD Tours, Photography, Heli Sports, Helicopter Scenic Flights and Fossicking. Mount Olympus, Craigeburn, Porter Heights, Temple Basin. Mt Hutt Information