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Mount Lyford

Student rate for adult NZAC members

Discount for NZAC members =  $55 for a day pass, or $40 for an afternoon.

The sunny Terako field, an ideal family field, offers a great learners area as well as challenging runs for intermediate and advanced skiers. The Day Lodge/restaurant and car park are centrally located.

This sunny northwest facing basin receives its best snow from the south, south-east quarter and most years’ get good snow cover, even at its lower altitude.

Mt Lyford facilities include Terako Day Lodge, Chamois Cafe, Ticket Office, First Aid, Ski & Snowboard Hire. It offers a ski & snowboard school for all ages and abilities, operated 6 snow groomers and one half-pipe shredder.

Activities include skiing, snowboarding, tubing, racing, tobogganing, and other fun activities.




The access road turns off Highway 70 about 20km's after Waiau. It is a 8km long well maintained gravel road which passes through Beach Forest and into alpine terrain. It passes through the lower of the two areas at Mount Lyford, Lake Stella, where there is a car park, and finishes at Terako Basin, where there is another car park and the ski area.


Cell :0274 710 717 or 0274330 999, Snow Phone +64 3 366 1220 Fax:+64 3 315 6158 EMAIL: [email protected]

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