YHA New Zealand Qualmark enviro-silver Qualmark 4 star backpackers Facebook link

Rates and packages winter 2017

We love our club fields and learnt our skills on the slopes and roads going up  .there are  various transport modes to get there but we think we offer the best value for money for skiers and boarder coming in from overseas to experience a unique piece of NZ
Prices are structured on making a  small profit ,keeping local drivers employed and skiing .

 BR ,Craigieburn, Olympus and Cheeseman customers: Note  we sometimes combine passengers ,this ensures you pay the lowest rate


Please read before you book:


Option 1

you have arrived after 7.30 am ? explore the city ,shop ,book a Smylies package and relax .you are on holiday after all.


choose the Chch to clubfield with accommodation and meal

Option 2

if you are arriving on a flight outside of our travel times then a night in Christchurch  is an option to consider ,the YHA in Hereford street is Centrally located , The Commodore is close to the airport and has a free shuttle or book the transfer to Smylies and get an extra hour in the morning and a smylies meal.

Bookings can be made online up to 9.00pm  or after 7.00 am

Book Now

 complete the details ,especially your flight number or the hotel/ hostel you will be staying in  and complete your booking . do read the fine print .

 upon arrival you would have received an email from us with a mobile phone number to text ,if you didn't then start looking for a silver hiace 4wd van with a roofbox on the top  and a smylies logo driving around the covered carpark ,if we pick you up from a hotel we will have talked to you and hope to see you outside the front

  if you are arriving on flight outside of our travel times then a night in Christchurch  is an option to consider ,the YHA in Hereford street is Centrally located .

for inquiries  phone 0800 769 543




travel is from 8.15 onwards  ,can be via an other club field or Porters 

 min no $pp 

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

check BR Page 



Mt Olympus  

1(one way)







 travel from 6.30 am onwards



Mt Cheeseman and Cragieburn

Join with Porters Shuttle 1 $85

Mt Olympus

  1 $110
   Travel other times:     
 Mt Cheeseman and Craigieburn via Smylies

afternoon to 7.00pm 

includes a dorm bed,main course and breakfast

 1  $160
   or as group of 4 (anytime subject to avalability)  4  $85
   or as charter vehicle     


 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


 4wd hiace

send us a email if your transport requirements aren't listed .

Smylies Accomodation

5653 West Coast Road, Springfield
Canterbury 7681 New Zealand

GPS    43°201'17" S , 171°55'49" E


© All Rights Reserved. Website hosted by Active Host