first timers

Learn to ski and snowboard in Queenstown. Ski and snowboard packages that include all you need for enjoying your very first time on the slopes in 2018. Adult beginner skiers and snowboarders can choose from the best value Intro to Snow four day package or the First Timers packages.

ADULT FIRST TIMERs

The Intro to Snow four day learn to ski or snowboard package is the best value for very first time skiers in Queenstown designed to get you on your feet and feeling confident with the added bonus of the season pass upgrade.

intro to snow

Ever wanted to learn how to ski, but it was slightly out of your budget? 2018 is the year to get hooked on winter! This four day package is designed for someone who has never tried skiing or snowboarding before and is all about making learning to ski or ride easy and fun.

The Intro to Snow package includes:

  • Four days of lift passes (day 1 is beginner lift access only) 
  • Four days of recreational ski or snowboard equipment hire (skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots)
  • Four days of group lessons (two lessons per day – 8 lessons total)

If you’re hooked at the end of the program we have an optional upgrade to a 3 Peak season pass, giving you unlimited lift access at Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt for the remainder of the 2018 winter season. The upgrade cost depends on when you purchase the Intro To Snow package.

Details:

  • Package valid for use at Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt ski areas.
  • The four days don’t have to be used consecutively but rental equipment must be returned back to us if you’re taking days off in between visits.
  • All four days must be used within the 2018 season and are non-transferrable and non-refundable.
  • NEW for 2018: There are two options depending on your travel dates.
  • Lessons meet daily at 10.20am and 2pm and there’s no need to make a booking.
  • Each lesson is 2 hours duration**
  • Clothing and helmet hire is not included in the package but can be added on at an additional cost.
  • Please note that we don’t hire gloves or goggles but these items can be purchased at our retail stores on mountain. 
INTRO TO SNOW

HOLIDAY BLACKOUT

(Excludes 1-22 July

2018)

ANYTIME   

ADULT ANYTIME

$599

$699

OPTIONAL 3 PEAK UPGRADE**

 

Purchased before April 5th 2018

$100                                

$100                     

Purchased before 1st June 2018

$200

$200

Purchased after 1st June 2018

$400

$400

* Upgrade available after completion of all 8 Intro to Snow lessons.

** Lesson groups with less than 3 people will get the equivalent instruction for duration of 1 hour.

*** If you purchase the Intro to Snow program and want to purchase a four day package for kids under the age of 16 years, check out the Kea Club program. The Kea Club all day program and includes a five hours of lessons, lift pass, ski/snowboard hire and lunch. Find out more about the Kea Club.

FIRST Timers

The first timers package is a flexible option for adults if you don't want to commit to four days.

First timers includes lift passes, lessons and ski or snowboard hire.  This package is suitable for anyone who is new to skiing or snowboarding providing you with a safe and fun learning environment to build your confidence on beginner and intermediate trails. 

Choose from 1 to 3 days. If you are skiing for 4 days or more we recommend purchasing the four day Intro to Snow package which offers you the best value.

The first timers package includes the following:

  • Lift passes (day 1 is a beginner lift pass only)
  • Group Lesson - 4 hours, includes morning and afternoon lesson (2 hours duration each).
  • Lessons start at 10.20am and 2pm
  • Ski or snowboard Hire
  • First timers package enables you to ski at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables
  • Multiple days do not have to be used consecutively
  • You must return ski or snowboard hire when you are not skiing
FIRST TIMERS PACKAGE 1 DAY 2 DAYS 3 DAYS 

ADULT 

$150

$380 

$556

SENIOR

65+ yrs 

$150

$380

$556

YOUTH ***

16-17 yrs 

$190

$338

$507

*** If you purchase the first timers package the price for youths aged 6 -17 years starts at $190 and children aged 5 years starts at $156 per day. This is the Kea Club all-day program and includes lunch, five hours of lessons, lift pass and ski hire. Find out more about the Kea Club.

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CHILD First timers

Queenstown First Timer ski packages for kids are full-day programs designed to be fun and safe!

Kids 6-17 yrs

This Kea Club all-day package from 10am to 4pm has everything your kids need.

As well as the morning and afternoon lesson session*, this deal includes the lift pass, ski or snowboard hire, & lunch in the Kea Nest – easy!

If you’d like to drop your kids earlier, we have drop-off service add-on to accommodate children from 8:15 onward and take them through rentals with our friendly staff.

Age: Children can join group ski lessons from 5 years of age and group snowboard lessons from 7 years of age.

Includes:

  • Lift Pass + ski or snowboard hire to be collected before drop of
  • Morning and afternoon sessions (each lesson is 2.5 hours)
  • A yummy big lunch to fuel up for the afternoon 

Minimum ability level: Open to all ability levels. 

We will help you and your child chose the right level before commencing with some simple questions.

Important information:

  • To give families flexibility, Kea Club cannot be reserved. To avoid disappointment, arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the program, ie at 9:45.
  • Please be aware that all kids lessons have a maximum group number for safety and optimal learning.
  • *If weather doesn’t permit lessons, we provide indoor entertainment

Optional Add-On:

We have a convenient drop-off service in the base building to accommodate children from 8:15am where our friendly staff take your kids through rentals and on to Kea Club.

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KEA CLUB KIDS 5 - 17 YEARS PRICE  

ONE DAY ONLY: 5 YEARS

$156

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ONE DAY ONLY 6 - 17 YEARS

$190

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DROP OFF ADD ON ONLY

$30

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Kids 5 yrs

MINI KEA IS A FULL-DAY GROUP PROGRAM RUN EVERYDAY FOR KIDS AGED 4 TO 5 YEARS AT THE REMARKABLES.

Make new friends, get confident on the snow and have a great day on the mountain. The Mini Kea all-day program has everything your kids need; As well as the morning and afternoon lesson session *, this deal includes the lift pass, ski or snowboard hire & lunch in the Kea Nest – easy!

Only available at The Remarkables you can bring your children into our secure area from 8.15am. The program runs from 8.15am to 4pm and staff will help children through rentals.

Includes:

  • Lift Pass + ski or snowboard hire collected with Mini Kea carers
  • Morning and afternoon sessions (each lesson is 2.5 hours)
  • A yummy big lunch to fuel up for the afternoon

Minimum ability level: Open to all ability levels. 

We will help you and your child chose the right level before commencing with some simple questions.

Important information:

  • To give families flexibility, Kea Club cannot be reserved. To avoid disappointment, arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the program, ie at 9:45.
  • Please be aware that all kids lessons have a maximum group number for safety and optimal learning.
  • *If weather doesn’t permit lessons, we provide indoor entertainment

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DOWNLOAD SKI & SNOWBOARD ABILITY GUIDE

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ABILITY LEVELS

MINI-KEA (THE REMARKABLES ONLY)  PRICE

ONE DAY

$156

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other lift passes

Would you like to try night skiing at Coronet Peak? We have lift pass options to suit.

NIGHT SKIING

Where else would you rather be on a Friday night? Discover Coronet Peak at night! The night ski lift pass gives you access to the slopes from 4pm until 9pm on Friday and Saturday nights, including the ‘Park After Dark’ freestyle trail, snow tubing lane and the airbag. 

CORONET PEAK PRICE

ADULT

$62

YOUTH

$40

SENIOR

$40

TWILIGHT PASS

The twilight pass is perfect for late-risers wanting to get a full day of skiing and experience the fun of night skiing at Coronet Peak. Friday and Saturday nights only from early July until mid-September, Twilight Passes are valid from 12.30pm to 9pm at Coronet Peak only. 

CORONET PEAK PRICE

ADULT

$119

YOUTH

$57

SENIOR

$57

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OTHER DEALS AVAILABLE

lift pass

Full day lift pass at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables
from $119

lift & lesson

Full day lift pass and group lesson
from $228

lift & rental

Full day lift pass and recreational ski hire
from $167

Lift, lesson & rental

Full day lift pass, group lesson and recreational ski hire
from $246