Winter 2018 at Porters

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Porters is the closest ski area to Christchurch, with a short access road, fantastic learner slopes and a mountain of terrain for experts.

Whether you've never skied before or you return to Porters year-after-year, we look forward to sharing our mountain with you. Lifts open at 9am - see you up here! 

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Springtime Skiing

Spring is here!


Spring has arrived with force, delivering our biggest storm of the season so far!

With a packed events schedule, warm, sunny days and spring deals on accommodation at the Porters Lodge, now is the perfect time to enjoy Porters at it's fun and friendly best. 

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Porters Est. 1968

2018 sees Porters celebrate our 50th birthday. Read on to find out how we started and how we want to involve you! 



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Porters PLUS Passes

Upgrade Your Pass


Our PLUS pass options are a great way to maximise your time and experience on the mountain. PLUS passes give you unlimited tea and coffee, a hot meal and snacks throughout your day all for an extra $20 midweek (or $30 on weekends and school holidays). 



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Family Time at Porters


At Porters, we recognise the importance of family and the time families spend together. We are pleased to offer families a 15% discount on lift passes, group lessons, equipment rental and seasons passes in 2018. 



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First-Time Package

First-time skiing or snowboarding?


Are you giving skiing or snowboarding a go for the very first time? We have a first-time package that includes equipment rental, ski pass and a lesson to get you set-up and hooked on our favourite winter sport!



Read our tips for first-timers

Porters Lodge

Open All Year, 7 Days a Week


The Porters Lodge is open all year with a lunch, snack and dinner menu, a fully licenced bar, sun deck and accommodation for everyone to enjoy after a day in the mountains. 

Join us to refresh and refuel after a fun day on the snow. 


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Trails & lifts

Porters has gentle runs and easy lifts for beginners and kids, long cruising runs for intermediates, and super challenging terrain for advanced skiers and riders.

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The closest ski area to Christchurch

Getting here is easy. We’re only 90km away. Head west on Highway 73 from Christchurch and you’ll be here in around an hour. It’s that simple. 

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Snow School

The Porters Snow School offers expert and friendly ski and snowboard instruction from our international team of highly qualified instructors. Book a lesson today to take your skiing or riding to the next level. 

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