"METHVEN" Methven by pepples46

Methven Travel Guide: 42 reviews and 47 photos

the Gateway to the Skifields

a rural area, down to earth people, the gateway to the skifields of Mount Hutt. playground for Christchurch Cityslickers, around 95km or 1 1/2hour drive through the greenery. Mount Hutt is arguably the best Ski area in the South Island...
Queenstown the more posh, full of tourist and quite expensive.
and there is more to the region.fishing at the Rakaia, Hotair Balloning, Skydiving, Shotover jets and for the more sedate....walking the Rakaia walkways, picnic in the fresh air or golfing at the Terrace Downs, one of NZ best Golfcourses...not so cheap I must add. US$55.- per round. but it is an int. Championship 72 hole Course

TERRACEDOWNS

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  • In a nutshell:Christchurch's great outdoor getaway
  • Intro Updated Oct 9, 2003
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  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2006 at 3:37 PM

    Wow! I like the views in the local tips

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2006 at 3:26 PM

    It must be nice to live in a country that has such varied scenery only a short driving distance away!

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2006 at 3:33 AM

    Ahh, skiing :-)) And so many sheep, and all they are white.... hihi, which reminds me to put a special tip for NZ-ers on one of my pages, hihihi :-)

  • robertgaz's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2006 at 10:54 PM

    Great scenery so close to home!

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2005 at 1:47 PM

    Beautifull area..I like your writing..Thanks Wall. Greetings.

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Dec 14, 2004 at 10:54 PM

    Lovely spot, Waltraud, thanks so much for taking us on this lovely tour! Excellent info!!

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2004 at 1:02 PM

    Wonderful intro picture Waltraud! So rural here! I can just imagine driving around in this area, seeing all the cattle and sheep :-)) Hahaha, love that 'daylight robbery' title :-))

  • TomorrowsAngel's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2003 at 9:08 PM

    Great page. I remember eating at that hotel apres-skiing one day.

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2003 at 1:03 AM

    Wow I liked the views in the local tips dear Wal! great new page as always :-))

  • RitchiS1's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2003 at 8:44 PM

    Nice costums , and the intro pic is great

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