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Beginner LESSONS

Gain confidence and rapidly improve your ski and snowboard skills with one of our specialised beginner programs. Learn from our friendly Ski and Ride School instructors for a fun and social first time on the slopes.

In order to deliver Beginner lessons in a COVID-safe manner, the 2021 program will commence from 19th June. As an alternative option, Private lessons will still be available for 12 - 18 June.


Make the most of your time on the slopes with a lesson. First Timer Afternoon Lessons will progress your skills quickly with dedicated instructors who will build confidence on terrain suitable to your ability, available for guests 15 and over.

Lift passes are not included in the price – you will need to purchase this separately.

Ways to save on group lessons

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

Lesson times

Beginner lesson duration is 2 hours and commence:

  • 10:00am - First Time & Beginner Lessons
  • 1:00pm - First Time Lessons

Meeting place

All Beginner Lesson participants meet outside the middle entrance of Hotham Central 10 minutes before your lesson.

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


Hotham Ski & Ride School offers two hour group lessons as a cost effective way to improve your skills. Beginner group lessons run daily at 10am.


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