Abisko Campground Methven, Canterbury, 7730

Abisko Campground offer Methven accommodation options close to the foothills of Mount Hutt (Mt Hutt) in Canterbury, New Zealand. Just one hours comfortable drive from Christchurch International Airport , Abisko campground offers travelers a wide range of facilities to suit most budgets.

Campers can select from 17 powered campsites suitable for tents or motorhomes.

Abisko is the ideal base for winter skiing and snowboarding at the nearby Mt Hutt skifield while plenty of summer activities will keep you busy.

At the end of the day relax, put your feet up and unwind in the spa pool and sauna.

Contact Abisko campground now to check out all of the accommodation


Abisko Campground (www)
84 Main Street
New Zealand


The township is an easy 1 hour drive from Christchurch in the east and 1½ hours from Timaru in the south. If you are travelling from Christchurch, try the Inland Route on Scenic Highway 72.

Abisko is located in the heart of Methven and just 30 minutes away from Mt Hutt skifield in Canterbury, NZ.

Nearby attractions

What to do in Methven:
Methven and Mt Hutt is a year round destination with summer and winter activities.

Golf including the Terrace Downs golf course
Jet boating
Horse riding
Sky diving
Farm visits
Fishing (trout and salmon fishing)
Hot air ballooning
Walkways including Mt Somers sub alpine walkway, Rakaia Gorge, Awa Awa Rata Reserve and Methven Walkways
Lord of the Rings tours (Edoras)
Skiing and snowboarding

Skiing Mt Hutt:
Mt Hutt (Mount Hutt) sits high above the Canterbury Plains in the heart of the New Zealand Southern Alps and is approximately 30 minutes drive from Methven. Drive up to the ski field or catch one of the regular daily shuttles from Methven.

This skifield is one of the major skifields in New Zealand and enjoys a long winter season typically from early June to the end of October. The ski field has snowmaking facilities and spring skiing is a bonus. The wide-open trails provide easy learning for novice skiers (25% of the ski area), intermediate skiers (50%) and advanced skiers (24%). Excellent terrain for both skiers and snowboarders with the longest run being 2km.

Children's center
Qualified instructors
Ski and snowboard school
Ski, snowboard and clothing hire
Licensed restaurant
Heli ski and heli board with Mt Hutt helicopters
Snowboard half pipe and terrain park
Triple chairlift
Two international half pipes

Things to do nearby

  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming (Outdoor)
  • Games Room
  • TV Room
  • Internet Access
  • Gym
  • Snooker/Pool
  • Tennis
  • Organised Entertainment
  • Sauna [<100m]
  • Sports Ground
  • Winter Sports


Motorhome pitches18NZ$37.00
Touring pitches
Tent pitches18NZ$32.00
Seasonal pitches
Serviced pitches
Holiday homes2NZ$295.00
Residential homes
Owned / buy
Holiday homes2NZ$195.00
Residential homes6NZ$175.00
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