This is a mountain of activities on our doorstep! From six ski fields, tramping, fishing and jet boating to bouldering at Castle Hill. We provide tranport to Porter Heights Skifield; turn off is only 23km aaway. Closest parks include Korowai Tussockland Park, Craigieburn, Castle Hill reserve, Cave stream and Oxford Forest.
Features: Experience a blend of old and new with great service and friendliness at Smylies. Family owned and operated since 1986. Smylies has heaps of character, charm and offers a variety of accommodation. For the summer we offer a great library, indoor outdoor living and TV/video lounge. Winter favourites at the hostel include Japanese bath and kotatsu, ski tune up room, drying room and restaurant with Japanese cuisine as its speciality. Ski season rate July -September dinner/bed/breakfast $45 per person.
Our shuttle van and bus provides transfers from activities, skifields, the airport and Christchurch.