Skip to navigation Skip to content


Hotham’s well established schools Snowsports programs provide school groups with the ultimate snow trip. Offering world class instructors for all levels of skiing and snowboarding, from complete beginners through to race training!

Skier Jump
Snowboard Lesson

Ever wanted to Ski or Snowboard on the highest ski hill in Australia? 320 hectares, 12 lifts, a natural snow depth of 4.5 metres, and the views! Here at Hotham we’ll give you all of that! 

Flexible Options

Replenish sore muscles with flexible lift, equipment hire and lesson use with our multi-day options. Hit the slopes 6 out of 8 consecutive days and choose the down time when you need it most, Available with four or more day lift pass packages.

Ski Free

Enjoy free ride time and equipment hire for students and teachers from 1pm the day prior to your five or more day lift pass. 
Reduced ride time from 3pm applies for lift passes less than five days. You can make the most of your ski free afternoon and organise with the tickets team to do your first lesson on this day.

Early Morning Lifts

They say that the early bird gets the worm, so why not make the most of our 7.30am Heavenly Valley opening times. Open Wednesday – Sunday during peak season and free with any valid full mountain lift ticket.

Free Student Helmets & Wrist Guards

Here at Hotham we’re all about the safety of our guests, so when hiring your Skis or Snowboards from Hotham Sports, every student will receive a free helmet and a pair of wrist guards if snowboarding. 

Free Night Riding

Any five and more lift pass packages get one bonus night of riding under lights included. Available Wednesday or Saturday night at Big D and subject to weather conditions.

Teacher's Deals

Primary school groups receive a free package for a teacher or adult to every five paying students. Secondary school groups receive a free package for a teacher or adult to every eight paying students. The lift, lesson and hire package inclusions will match that which has been purchased for the students.

Additional attending teachers or adults as part of the school group visit can take advantage of our discounted prices (see prices tab). The total number of adults accessing the discounts must not exceed 50% of the total number of students.

New in 2019

Book early and save 10% off Lift and Lesson or Lift, Lesson and Hire packages for bookings made by 1st April 2019

All group information must be submitted with a $100 deposit per student by April 1st bookings can be adjusted accordingly closer to the schools arrival.

Blackout periods apply between 6 July to 21 July and 27 July to 25 August.


Pricing 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day  4 of 6 Day 5 of 7 Day 6 of 8 Day  
Student lift pass and one lesson per day $98 $183 $277 $335 $414 $459  
Student lift pass and two lessons per day $123 $234 $354 $438 $542 $612  
Adult lift pass and shadowing lesson per day $117 $220 $334 $411 $508 $571  

Student Equipment Hire

Equipment Hire 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day  4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day
Skis, boots & poles $43 $64 $80 $96 $102 $113 $118
Snowboard & boots $43 $64 $80 $96 $102 $113 $118
Pants or Jacket $33 $38 $44 $49 $55 $60 $65
Pants and Jacket $45 $50 $56 $61 $67 $72 $78
Wrist Guard $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35
Helmet $15 $20 $30 $35 $40 $45 $50
Should the teacher or adult wish to participate in a separate adult group lesson there is an additional surcharge of just $32 per person for each lesson.

For further information please contact our experienced Group Bookings Team, they're available all year round to assist you with bookings and enquiries.


To arrange your trip please complete the booking form for your group and send to 

Alpine Responsibility Code

We all know that as thrilling as snow recreation activities are, there are inherent risks involved. Please view our Alpine Responsibility Code to optimise your safety around the mountain. 

Booking Checklists

For more information please view our Running Your Group Lessons Smoothly list and our Booking Checklist which will help your organise your journey. 

Bricktastic School Holidays

Sep 23 - 29

Register for family fun Legoland activities daily at the Big D.

Learn More

Ray Ski Shop Sale, Myrtleford

Sale ends Sunday

Save up to 50% on chains, and up to 25% on retail (excluding goggles).

Learn More

Epic Australia Pass 2020

Hurry! Beat the price rise!

Ski and board year round in 4 countries from $849. Only $49 upfront!

Learn More