Positioned at the base of the Southern Alps of New Zealand and hours drive from Christchurch, Methven is a welcoming town for visitors looking for adventure.

School Group Accommodation in Methven

Southern Cross Lodge
Southern Cross Lodge is located in the heart of Methven. Facilities at the lodge include a large lounge with pool table and cosy fire, separate dining room, large function/meeting/training room and swimming pool. Perfect place to experience an authentic NZ ski trip!

Methven School Group Package

$1365 per student. 1 in 10 teachers free of charge

Based on a group of 20 students & 2 teachers.

Valid for travel Winter 2017


Sample Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive in Methven and settle into accommodation. Get fitted for ski or snowboard gear in the afternoon.

  • Day 2 - 4

    A 2 hour lesson at Mt Hutt followed by free skiing for the afternoon.

  • Day 5*

    Experience a local Jet Boat ride for the morning and spend the afternoon exploring Methven or spend the day in Christchurch.

  • Day 6-7

    A 2 hour lesson at Mt Hutt followed by free skiing for the afternoon.

  • Day 8

    Depart Methven for Christchurch Airport.


*Jet boat ride not included in advertised price but can be added, along with numerous other adventure and cultural activities. Please ask us for options.