Below are a number of useful links you can use to help plan your stay at Brinkley Resort and a look at what the area has to offer.


Methven Sports Massage Clinic
Clinic only 5 mins walk from Brinkley, includes spa, wood fired sauna, sunbed, electric massage chair and herbal remedies.

Methven Information Centre
The Methven i-SITE Visitor Centre is easy to find situated on the main street of Methven. Our professionally trained staff can answer questions, give advice, book all your holiday requirements and share a few local secrets to make your holiday experience one you never forget.

Great New Zealand Canterbury Travel Guide
Visitors guide and tourism information for Canterbury New Zealand including accommodation, tours, activities, attractions, transport, maps, weather & more for planning your Canterbury holiday.

Big Al's Snowsports
Ski and snowboard rentals, repairs and retail. Also available for Mountain bike hire in summer.

Information for skiers on Methven and Mt Hutt.

Mount Hutt Snow Cam
A live image of Mount Hutt.

Alpine Sports - Snow Sports Store
Located in the European Chalet on Main Street, our knowledgable friendly staff can assist in choosing the right equipment for your day on the mountain. Our Easy Flow Rental will have you on the snow in no time! A quick efficient service offering the best in safe quality gear. Alpine Sports is open from dawn to dusk every day of the winter season.


Methven Golf Club
Methven Golf Club is known as one of the finest country courses in New Zealand with its stunning views of Mt Hutt Ski Area and the Southern Alps.
Visitors are always welcome!

Backcountry NZ
Providing activities including Archery, 4WD Tours, Guided Fishing, Clay Target shooting and more!

Mt Hutt Ski Area
Located high in the Southern Alps, Canterbury’s Mt Hutt Ski Area receives some of the lightest and driest powder in Australasia. It typically enjoys one of the longest ski seasons in the Southern Hemisphere – from early June to late October.

Terrace Downs Golf Resort
Terrace Downs features an 18 hole championship course rated one of the best in New Zealand. At par 72, the course is challenging yet the four tee options at each hole ensure that it caters for all golfing abilities.

Aoraki Balloon Safaris
Methven is well known as New Zealand's finest ballooning locations and hosts the annual Airfest - featuring hot air balloons from all over NZ held every April.

High Country Horse Adventures
Ride high under wide skies amongst dramatic mountains and beautiful lakes.
Experienced local guides, high country hospitality and well mannered horses.

Mt Hutt Helicopters
Brinkley Resort is the only place in Methven to have a helipad on site and Mt Hutt Helicopters will pick you up and fly you to Mt Hutt Ski Area from as little as $40 p.p (depending on numbers) 
Other services from Brinkley include: heliskiing, scenic flights, heli picnics, glacier flights and heli hikes.

Methven Heliski
Methven Heliski's exclusive terrain takes in 3 mountain ranges, over 250 named runs and amazing views along the Southern Alps to Mt Cook. In summer Alpine Guides provide climbing courses, guided ascents and NZ expeditions

Black Diamond Safaris
The Clubfield Specialist.
Black Diamond Safaris was established in 1996 and is locally owned and operated. They make it possible for others to experience NZ's phattest off piste terrain. Hunting down fresh snow is their job - and they brew a mean coffee!

Rangitata Rafts
Rangitata Rafts provides a spectacular 2.5 - 3 hour raft trip to remember with equipment, clothing and instruction provided.

Hassle Free Tours
Journey deep into Middle Earth and visit one of the most stunning and recognisable Lord of the Rings locations - Edoras.
This tour includes a champagne lunch and breathtaking scenery you will never forget.
You don't have to be a Lord of the Rings fan to enjoy this amazing day out!

Heli Park New Zealand
Helipark is heli-accessed free riding in 380Ha of incredible backcountry terrain. You pick your own lines, you decide how many runs. We do safety and lunch. HeliPark is an environment for free-skiers and riders to train or play in powder, and for photographers and teams to work in successfully. It's another world first for NZ.

Classic Cruises
Classic Cruises is a small, locally owned Queenstown company specialising in boutique, personalised cruises. If you wish to get away from the crowds for a great relaxing time, then M.V.Yvalda is for you. Personal attention and informative commentary are provided as you cruise from Queenstown, in a majestic alpine environment, on beautiful Lake Wakatipu New Zealand.

New Zealand Travel

Great New Zealand Travel Guide
A great New Zealand vacation & holiday planning resource. Hundreds of searchable listings for accommodation, activities, tourist attractions, tours, transport, travel agents, tourism guides, maps & more.

The New Zealand Rugby Traveller
Independent rugby info & travel guide for rugby fans travelling to New Zealand for Rugby World Cup, Tri Nations, Bledisloe Cup and Super 14. Info on accommodation, activities, transport, maps & local tips.

AA Travel
A useful site for travel information.

NZ Stays
NZstays is a user friendly site for holiday accommodation in New Zealand displaying thousands of New Zealand holiday properties. Easily find self catering homes to rent in New Zealand.

Qualmark New Zealand Limited
Qualmark New Zealand Limited is New Zealand tourism's official quality agency. It is a government and private sector partnership between Tourism New Zealand and New Zealand Automobile Association.

Williment Travel Group
Whatever your journey, Williment Travel Group will take you there and with Williment your journey will be one of discovery, of excellence, of performance and of imagination.

Auto Europe
For over 56 years, Auto Europe has been a leader in worldwide car rental services. In recent years, we have expanded our services to include over 8,000 car rental locations in over 130 countries worldwide.
In addition to rental and leasing, our website also features driving guides and travel resources, as well as other useful information and links.

Methven Travel
Methven Travel is a partner in the Kids Eat, Stay and Play for Free 2012 campaign! Contact Methven Travel directly or Brinkley Resort to find out more about this great offer.  

Methven Travel is a travel and tourism service which offers a wide range of transport options such as shuttles, "ski bus",airport transfers, rental cars and charter buses for Christchurch, Methven and Mt Hutt.

Other useful links

Weather forecasts
A great site to check out the weather to plan your trip and activities once in the area


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