Canterbury’s best all-round snow experience
Laid-back and affordable, Porters is the closest ski area to Christchurch with a short and easy access road. Facilities are comprehensive and the atmosphere is friendly. Skiing and boarding for all abilities, plus excellent snow sports school. Advanced skiers and boarders will love the legendary Bluff Face and Big Mama runs while families enjoy the beginner and intermediate areas. Exciting terrain park and cosy on-field accommodation.
RATINGS Beginner 15%, Intermediate 40%, Advanced 45%
HIGHEST POINT 1,980 m
VERTICAL 670 m
SKIABLE AREA 290 ha
LIFT PASS Adult $82, Uni Student $57, Youth $42, Kids Under 7 Free
LIFTS 3 T-bars, 1 platter, 1 learners’ ski mat
SNOW-MAKING T-bar One, terrain park and learners’ area
HELI SKIING By arrangement
ON-FIELD SKI/SNOWBOARD HIRE Yes
ON-FIELD ACCOMMODATION 40 beds
[Brown Bear tip] For all you beginners out there, the Porters Passport offers amazing discounts and a complimentary season pass*.