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New Skiers and Boarders

Believe you can achieve... Welcome to the wonderful world of Hotham. Your snow adventure begins here!


Hotham Beginner Lesson Programs

Hotham's combination of walk-on beginner areas and friendly, patient instructors is perfect for those starting out on the snow.

Learn to Ski & Burton Learn to Board

Want to learn how to ski or snowboard? Here's your chance! This programme is designed to give first time skiers or boarders of all ages a fun, safe and encouraging learning experience

Youth: 15- 18 years

Adult: 19+ years


  • 2 hour group lesson each day (adults only)
    *Day 1 and 2 max level 2 lesson
  • Beginner Lift Ticket - Day 1 and 2
    Big D
    Summit Quad
    Summit Trainer
    Road Runner
  • Full Mountain Ticket from day 3 onwards

Helpful information:

  • No bookings required and this package cannot be booked online
  • Arrive and pay on the day
  • Please be at the meeting area 10 minutes before the lessons commence at Hotham Central

 2015 prices

Lift & Lesson Adult Youth
1 Day $107 $97
2 Day $204 $184
3 Day $365 $329
4 Day $499 $449
5 Day $612 $551

 All lessons start time - 10am


First Time Advantage Learn to Ski/Board Package 

The First Time Advantage Learn to Ski/Board Package is designed for first time skiers/boarders who want to get going on the slopes with a small like-minded group. With a maximum of 5 students, you will receive more individual attention. 

Adult and Youth only


  • Beginner lift ticket
  • 2 hour group lesson at 10am
  • Max 5 people per class

Guaranteed to ride a lift within 2 hours! If you dont ride a lift during the first time advantage lesson then you will be entitled to a group lesson either at 10am or 1.30pm free of charge until you can ride a chair!

Helpful information:

  • No bookings required and this package cannot be booked online
  • This product is only available for once (for one day) per person. After this time you are welcome to purchase the 'Learn To' package.

For all enquiries please contact Hotham Snowsports

Phone: 03 5759 4450

Starting out at Hotham can also be helped with our range of simple yet effective tips to get you off to the right start.
Click Here for Skiing Tips
Click Here for Boarding Tips.