In winter, Methven is a snow sport town. In every other season, it’s a place to launch yourself into all kinds of outdoor adventure activities.
Crouched at the base of the Southern Alps, one and a half hours inland from Christchurch, Methven is a welcoming town for visitors looking for adventure. In winter, it’s a base for snow sport enthusiasts who come to conquer the slopes of nearby Mount Hutt. At other times of the year, activities such as jet boating, sky diving, hot air ballooning and mountain biking are popular. If you enjoy fishing and golf, you won’t be disappointed with Methven. The town offers an excellent choice of eating places and bars. Accommodation ranges from backpacker lodges to character B & Bs.
Functional facts: Approx. population 1300, visitors centre, typical resort town shops and services.
We've created your account. But there's one remaining step before you can use it. Check your email inbox. Look for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org, and follow its instructions to activate your account.
If you haven't received the email within the next minute, look in your Spam or Junk Mail folder, just in case.Having trouble finding or using that email? Contact us at email@example.com.
You have items in your trip planner from the last time you signed in. What would you like to do with your trip planner?
Merge my trips
Combines your old and new trips into one.
Overwrite my previous trip
Overwrites your old trip and replaces it with your new trip.
Revert to previous trip
Deletes your new trip and reverts to your old trip.
Opps, we can’t add this…
To add items to your Trip Planner go to Settings > Safari and switch Private Browsing to Off.
Your login session has expired. Please login to continue with your trip planner.
You need to sign in to save your Trip for future visits. Sign in now