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Whether you are a first-timer or a seasoned expert, Adult Group Lessons are a great way to improve your skiing and boarding with our world-class, highly qualified snowsports instructors.

Our full range of lift tickets, lessons and rentals will be available in the coming weeks.

2022 Epic Australia Pass holders receive 20% off Adult Group Lessons, when purchased online and in advance.

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Ski lesson
Ski lesson
Snowboard group lesson
Snowboard lesson
Improve your skills
Lift lesson
Snowboard lesson

Our full range of adults group lessons will be available closer to the 2022 snow season.

Reasons to take a lesson

You've had your first time lesson, maybe you feel a bit rusty or you just want to get to the next level.

  • Learn from the best and skip lift lines 
  • Receive more personalised tuition and progress faster

Ways to save on group lessons

  • Buy your group lesson online, in advance and across multiple days for the best discounts.
  • Epic Australia Pass holders receive up to 20% savings on any group lessons.
  • A valid lift pass is required for all group lessons and is not included within the lesson price.

Lesson times

Adult Group Lessons run daily for two hours from 10am for all ability levels.

Meeting place

All Adult Group Lesson participants meet outside the middle entrance of Hotham Central ten minutes before your lesson. 

Hotham Ski & Ride School divide participants into coloured zones based on skiing or snowboarding abilities. Choose the zone that best reflects your ability to identify which lesson category you will be placed in.


  • Yellow Zone is for first time skiers
  • Green Zone is for if you are able to snowplough and stop and you are learning to turn and ride a lift
  • Blue Zone is for if you are starting to ski on blue terrain and learning to parallel ski. You are learning to use your poles and to balance more on your outside ski 
  • Black Zone is for people who are able to ski on black terrain and you are refining your skills so that you have upper and lower body separation with pole planting and timing


  • Yellow Zone is for first time snowboarders
  • Green Zone for if you have balance and speed control alternating between your heel and toe edge and you are comfortable with learning to ride a lift and learning to turn and link your turns 
  • Blue Zone is an introduction to Freestyle snowboarding, consolidating your linked turns on green terrain and working towards linking your turns on blue terrain 
  • Black Zone for if you are confident on linking turns on blue terrain and building skills to increase control. Black Zone is an introduction to freestyle riding and Terrain Parks 


Find Your Level - Skiing Abilities

 Use our handy videos to help identify which level of skiing you are.



Find Your Level - Snowboarding Abilities 

Use our handy videos to help identify which level of snowboarding you are.


Book online or contact our friendly Ski and Ride School via email.

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