Travelling west on Highway 73, follow the signposts to Arthurs Pass. The Porters turnoff is well labelled on the left, about 10km from the top of the Porters Pass. The access road is a short unsealed road which winds its way up to the car park.
A free shuttle bus rsun from the chain-fitting area on the mountain access road on days when chains are required.
Pick up time: 9.30am
Return time: 3.30pm
On weekends and during the July school holidays, when chains are required, the shuttle runs more frequently (until 11.30am)