Winter Season Passes

Our Winter Season Passes are here

Want to ski or snowboard at Porters for the season? The best way is with one of our season passes. Grab a Premium Pass for the all-inclusive experience or a Porters Pass if you just want to ride the lifts. On Sale from the 24th of May 2017.

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Stay close to the ski area.

The Porters Alpine Lodge is the closest place to stay when visiting Porters Ski Area. Located just 5 minutes from the lifts and offering an assortment of room options. For bookings to stay at the Lodge call Jeanette on (03)3184011 or email


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Porters Ski Instructor Internship

Become a qualified NZSIT Ski Instructor by joining the Rookie Instructor training internship and kick start your career as Ski Instructor.

The Rookie Instructor training internship offers full training with Jase who has 15 years’ experience training ski instructors. This internship can be tailored to fit into your busy lifestyle with weekend, weekday or even University holiday options available.

With completion of 1 NZSIA there is opportunities to become a paid Instructor at the Porters Snow Sports School. There will also be level 2 NZSIA examination available towards the end of the season for those wanting to instruct in the Northern hemisphere.

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Family Time at Porters

Spend an enjoyable day, holiday or season at Porters with your family - we want your time at Porters to be a memorable time for your family so we have family tailored season passes and discounts for families.

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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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