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Rates and packages winter 2017     

 Please have a read of our rates,for more detailed information please go to the specific page in Tours and transport or phone 0800 769 543

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fromtofrequencymin passengers

cost  per person

  Springfield   Porters

daily dep 8.30 am

return 4.00 pm

1 with liftpass purchase

$35 without


Mt Cheeseman, Craigieburn,


on demand with prior booking ,surcharge will apply for travel and booking on same day.

1(one way)

4 (daytrip)



Broken River


one way rates to BR is on the morning run (8.15 am),return is after skiing (4.00pm)

1(one way)

4(day trip ) 



Mt Olympus  

1(one way)




Mt hutt   4 $90
Airport on demand with prior booking ,surcharges  apply for travel outside daylight hours and  booking and travel on same day 


2 or more



 airport transfer options:

Budget :once you have excited the terminal with your luggage and are ready to travel  ,you can then text the driver,and he will then come to the covered short term parking building and pick you up there. as you come out of the customs/maf doors look straight ahead to the outside doors that will take you to the covered parking garage

Deluxe : For an extra $25  per pick up (not person) ,your driver will wait for you with a sign with Smylies and your name on it and parking will be in the car/bus park

 Christchurch(airport/hotel)   Porters   4 $55

MtCheeseman, Craigieburn, 

on demand 4 $85
Mt Olympus   4 $85
Broken River   4 $85
Mt Hutt   4 $90
  Charter     per vehicle rate 
     4wd van 17 to 21 seater 4wd bus
any of the above day trip $400 $650
  one way $350 $650
porters non school  33/48 seater adult $40 child $30


Day packages to Porters from Springfield                            Adult Student Youth
Transport Only $ 25 $25 $25
Lift and Transport $117 $89 $72
Lift, Transport and Rental $162 $134 $107
Learn to ski/snowboard pack and transport (2hrs Lesson) $120 $120 $120
Learn to ski/snowboard pack and transport (4hrs Lesson) plus $20
Clothing : jacket , pants,gloves and hat $25  ,goggles $10      
Day Packages to Porters from Christchurch (Springfield)AdultStudentYouth
Transport Only $55 (25) $50 (25) $50(25)
Lift and Transport $147 $114 $97
Lift, Transport and Rental $192 $159 $132
Learn to ski/snowboard pack and transport (2hrs Lesson) $150 $145 $145
Learn to ski/snowboard pack and transport (4hrs Lesson) plus $20
Clothing : jacket , pants,gloves and hat $25  ,goggles $10      

minimum numbers are 4  from Christchurch  , or 2 with a transport top up to make 4 (ie plus $110 for adult)

ask for a quote for larger groups we can cater up to 40 with clothing inclusive or 100 plus with own clothing or mountain rental.

Day Packages from Christchurch to Mt HuttAdultStudentYouth
Transport Only $90 $60 $60
Lift and Transport $170 $145 $120
Lift, Transport and Rental $225 $200 $160
Starter pack and transport $200 $195 $150
 Novice pack and transport $220 $215 $160
Progression pack and transport $250 $245 $175

Clothing: Complete set of Jacket,Pants,Gloves and hat.

Goggles extra $10

$30 $30 $30

 min numbers are 4 from Christchurch  or 2 with a transport top up to make it 4 (ie plus$120 for adult)

school groups to PortersAdultStudentYouth
up to 20 students 1 foc $35 $35
21 to 41students 2 to 4 FOC  $30 $30
42 students and up  4 to 6 FOC $25 $25
 FOC ratio is 1 to 10 ,more adults than alocation of FOC? add $30 pp     


We want to encourage as many kids to learn how to ski as possible so have tried to make the process as simple but save as can be ,we have operated at Porters for well over 20 years now and know the road very well, we work together with a couple of well established operators if need arise for larger groups.

Our point of difference is that we help the teachers and students get thru rental and to their lessons so that they can enjoy the sport as much as we do, give us a call for more info even if you are not using us for your transport for advise .

see you on the mountain , 0274718109 colin

2016 fleet

9 seater  Toyota Hiace 4wd , 12 seater Hiace 4wd, 17 seater mitsubishi rosa 4wd ,21 seater mitsubishi rosa 4wd , 22 seater mitsubishi rosa 4wd , 33 seater BCI proma coach for larger groups we work closely with our transport partner Torlesse travel and their fleet of 45 seater MAN busses .

4wd tour coach

smylies 4wd rosa busses






smylies hiace 4wd offroadsmylies 4wd coach


ski shuttle to porters ,broken river

We also organise trips for language schools ,high schools and primary schools to various locations in the South Island with emphasise on safety and supervision for your students.

All our drivers are First Aid accredited and we carry a comprehensive first aid kit on board , we are a bus and coach association member and our passenger service licence number is 83747

the fine print: we don't have control over weather ,skifields ,people and acts of god ,we do have control over our drivers and their skills . When the weather turns to the proverbial and the driver says lets go then that is what we do ,an extra run because you want to means you then walk.

skifields close when they want to so if the mountain is shut in the morning there is a reason for it ,we can offer a alternative mountain and then will negotiate with all passengers to the options , if school groups want to leave at 6.30am or before then a non refundable 10% fee of total will be charged.this covers drivers wages and travel to your school if the mountain is closed.

FOC means free of charge ,the FOC ratio is 1 teacher to 10 students. the skifield will provide instructors for the lesson portion after that at least 1teacher is expected to be at the base to supervise and help the students . parents can substitute as teachers under the same rules otherwise they will be charged as normal pay feeing adults on the bus we are there for the kids after all.

for big groups you will be charged for the numbers provided at the time of your booking.

1 week before travel we will contact you to discuss location and pick up times ,if your numbers have changed down then at our discretion we may change coaches to suit the reduced numbers depending on weather the coaches used are ours or hired in we may offer a reduced rate or ask you to pay as per contract ,this ensures we can plan the best options for you and us .

clubfield travel is only possible with co-operation between all parties,we don't expect profit from this service only goodwill .we have some fanatic skiers who as drivers enjoy the enviroment and driving challenges




Smylies Accomodation

5653 West Coast Road, Springfield
Canterbury 7681 New Zealand

GPS    43°201'17" S , 171°55'49" E


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