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How can I get to Methven?
Methven is just 1 hours driving from Christchurch city. If you do not have your own mode of transport you can hire a vehicle. There is also regular bus and shuttle services running from Christchurch city and from the airport. Alternatively you can contact us and we can advise of recommended transportation services.

Is it safe to use my credit card to make a booking online?

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What currency will my Credit Card be charged?
New Zealand banking laws require that all credit card transactions be charged in New Zealand currency.

How can I amend or cancel my booking?
Simply go to the Contact Us page which provides many options for contacting us, or email

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When is the best time for trout fishing in the region?
If you want to fly fish for trout there are reputable companies that can assist, however the season opens 1 October and runs through until the end of April. We have been advised that the best time for fishing the Methven area is from the beginning of October until the end of March. If salmon fishing is more your style the best time is meant to be from mid February until the end of March.


What is there to do in Methven during Summer?
Plenty! If you love the outdoors then Methven will become your slice of paradise! From hunting, fishing, jet-boating, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, hiking, tramping, day walks, sky-diving, golf, tennis, clay shooting, scenic heli-flights, farm tours, Lord of the Rings tours, bungy jumping, white water rafting, horse trekking and so much more - there is something to suit the entire family!

How far is Methven from Mt Hutt ski field?
It takes approximately 45 minutes (depending on road and weather conditions) to reach the Mt Hutt carpark via motor vehicle.

The annual Methven Rodeo will be held Sunday 25th October 2009 and promises once again to be an amazing day out for the entire family.