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Mount Lyford

Student rate for adult NZAC members

Discount for NZAC members =  $60 for a day pass, or $49 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, groomed main runs.

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, Mountain Hits, and finishes at Terako Basin, where the car park and the ski area are located.


Daily Snow report : EMAIL: [email protected] Contact out of operating hours 027 471 0717

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