Mount Lyford


Mount Lyford Ski Area is a charming ski resort located in New Zealand's Southern Alps. Situated near the town of Waiau, about 1.5 hours' drive from Christchurch, it offers a picturesque alpine setting and a range of skiing and snowboarding opportunities. The resort is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and diverse terrain suitable for all skill levels. Mount Lyford features a mix of groomed runs, gentle slopes for beginners, and challenging trails for more experienced riders. Its relatively uncrowded slopes provide a relaxed and enjoyable environment for visitors. Mount Lyford Ski Area provides on-mountain accommodation options, including lodges and chalets, allowing visitors to stay in close proximity to the slopes. The resort's friendly and welcoming atmosphere contributes to a memorable and enjoyable winter getaway.

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Where is Mount Lyford located?

It is located in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Situated near the town of Waiau, about a 1.5-hour drive from Christchurch.

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