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Pudding Hill Lodge is set in a backdrop of idyllic farmland at the foot of Mount Hutt, an easy 60 minute drive from Christchurch International Airport along the Inland Scenic Route 72.

Only 10 minutes to the Methven Township and 5 minutes to the Mount Hutt ski field access road, Pudding Hill Lodge offers a variety of accommodation options including self contained motel units, chalets, shared accommodation, as well as bunk houses for large groups. Our spacious grounds are a mecca for numerous activities. The collection of facilities and activities are unsurpassed in Mid Canterbury and provide an ideal venue for your wedding or conference in Canterbury. Please see our Conferences page for a comprehensive list of activities available including team building activities and our Weddings page to see what we have to offer.


The public areas include a large lounge with open fire, comfortable bar area with wood burner and unsurpassed views of the Mount Hutt ski field. The entire complex is centrally heated for winter comfort. Wireless Internet is available in the main lodge building for use during conferences and mobile phone coverage is excellent for all networks.

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On-site facilities include a tennis court and a guest laundry.  Archery, air-rifles and giant games including chess, stacking tower, pick-up-sticks and Mega 4 are available for group bookings.

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Our indoor games room is equipped with a table tennis table, a pool table and satellite TV with DVD. A book library is available for those quiet times. 


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Pudding Hill Lodge makes an ideal base for your Wedding in Canterbury or a Conference in Canterbury, being centrally located and close to mountains, rivers, lakes and unlimited activity options.


Activities close to Pudding Hill Lodge

Come and join us at Pudding Hill Lodge while you enjoy some of the many activities that the Mount Hutt area has to offer. Whether you are an adrenalin junkie heading for the ski fields, or just here to enjoy the tranquility that Methven has to offer, there is something for everyone:- skiing, fishing, tramping & hiking, golf, hot air ballooning, jet boating, hunting and heli-Skiing.
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quotation_marksWhat our guests say:-


"Pudding Hill is a beautiful scenic location with excellent conference facilities and lovely home-cooked meals. The team activities/challenges were a lot of fun and we would definitely recommend coming here for your next event" -  ANZ -Southern Provincial Business Banking Conference" - May 2014



"Wanted to thank you again for a fantastic stay at Pudding Hill Lodge. Our team had an amazing time and for boys to have a bonfire and sauna after their race was very special.  It is great to create memories for boys."

 Paul Dominikovich - New Plymouth Boys’ High School cross country team


"Thank you very much for all your hospitality that you showed our group whilst we competed at the tournament, and the support you gave us. The lodge was a magnificent place for us to be based and the meals were great. You guys were exceptional hosts." Paul Merrit - St Bede's Football Team


"Everyone had such a good time. Your service to Craigmore has been outstanding, you made the whole event effortless for us, and we can’t thank you enough. Thanks for the great food, facilities for the conference, great accommodation and providing child care so everyone could relax and enjoy their time together.We look forward to joining you again soon."Fiona Sanderson - Craigmore


"I applaud you on the inside events that you came up with which allowed team participation. The quiz that you ran was first notch, a mix of questions good use of visuals and some interesting brain teasers. The facilities and you as hosts were “top notch” and I would have no hesitation in promoting Pudding Hill Lodge as a great place to hold a corporate event." Steve Humphries - Rural Livestock


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