Fly into Christchurch International Airport and then it’s a comfortable 75 minute drive to your accommodation at Southern X Lodge located in the delightful township of Methven. The drive from Christchurch to Methven takes you on a scenic journey across the Canterbury Plain. Southern X Lodge provides great value accommodation for the budget conscious traveller, ideally suited to families and ski groups. From Southern X Lodge it takes about 45 minutes by road to reach to the Mt Hutt Ski Resort by car or coach transfers.
Surrounded by stunning snow capped mountains in winter, Southern X Lodge pride themselves on being family friendly providing a genuine experience of New Zealand hospitality. The Lodge has a separate dining area for daily breakfasts plus a separate functions area available for meetings and social events. After an energetic day on the ski slopes the guest lounge area is a great place to relax and unwind with family and friends in front of the cosy fireplace. Guest entertainment includes the pool table, board games and wireless internet for a fun night in. Guests also have access the coin-operated laundry during their stay.
Southern X Lodge is ideally located a 10 minute walk to the centre of Methven, which is renown for its relaxed lifestyle and warm hospitality. This close proximity provides easy access to cafes, restaurants and pubs. Also located in town you will find the local Cinema Paradiso and the unique NZ Alpine and Agricultural Centre. Methven is surrounded by an abundance of year round outdoor activities, so if you are looking for a day off the slopes, why not experience the thrills of a Jetboat ride in the Rakaia Gorge, ride in a hot air balloon or take a scenic flight over the Southern Alps taking in the awe inspiring landscape of Mt Cook (Aoraki) and the Canterbury Plain. With so many options what are you waiting for? Give us a call to start your next holiday adventure.