Ski New Zealand

Mount Olympus Ski Resort Guide

Ski New Zealand

Mount Olympus Ski Resort Guide

Mount Olympus Ski Resort Guide

Calm before the 'storm', Mount Olympus photo

Mount Olympus

Photo credit: Snow Forecast Admin

Popular place., Mount Olympus photo

Mount Olympus

Photo credit: Snow Forecast Admin

Slope Stats

  • 2096m

  • 450m

  • 1646m

  • Acres of ski:150
  • Pistes:-
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner10%
  • intermediate55%
  • advanced35%

Mount Olympus is a 128km drive from Christchurch, via Windwhistle. Mount Olympus is a Club run field in the Craigieburn range set in a wide south facing basin offering a variety of runs on uncrowded slopes. The southerly aspect of Mount Olympus means that it tends to trap more light powder than other nearby fields. Mt Olympus has 60 skiable hectares with varied terrain offering challenges for skiers of all abilities.


  • Nearest Airport:Christchurch
  • Nearest Train Station:-
  • Tourist Office Phone:+64 3 3838888
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:4 surface lifts
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Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:7 Dec
  • Last Snowfall:7 December 2019
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1871 m)view full snow forecast

moderate snow
40 NW40
2 °CF-Level
light snow
45 NW45
1 °CF-Level
snow showers
25 WNW25
-1 °CF-Level

Resorts close to Mount Olympus include:

Mount Olympus Location Maps

Mount Olympus Location Map

Visitor Reviews of Mount Olympus

Julia from Australia writes:

Awesome staff, food and accommodation but the skiing, hiking and touring is the best.

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city forecastsCity Forecasts
Closest to Mount Olympus

  • Christchurch, New Zealand95km
  • Timaru, New Zealand137km
  • Nelson, New Zealand253km
  • Blenheim, New Zealand268km
  • Dunedin, New Zealand310km

surf forecastSurf Breaks
Closest to Mount Olympus

  • Blaketown Wedge, New Zealand89km
  • Cobden Beach, New Zealand91km
  • Cobden Breakwater, New Zealand91km
  • Waikuku Beach, New Zealand91km
  • Kairaki Beach, New Zealand92km

mountain forecastsMountain Peaks
Closest to Mount Olympus

  • Mount Murchison, New Zealand28km
  • Mount Rolleston, New Zealand32km
  • Mount Franklin (Canterbury), New Zealand36km
  • Mount Tregear, New Zealand39km
  • Mount Arrowsmith, New Zealand54km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Mount Olympus

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