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Beginner LESSONS

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

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

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

Make the most of your time on the slopes with a Beginner 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.

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.

Here is a list of essential items to pack for your Beginner Lesson: 

  • A valid Mountain Access Card, with Beginner Lesson and a valid lift ticket loaded onto it 
  • Skis or Snowboard 
  • Ski or Snowboard Boots 
  • Ski Poles 
  • Helmet 
  • Goggles and/or sunglasses to protect your eyes from glare 
  • Waterproof snow pants and jacket 
  • Warm layers under outerwear 
  • Ski socks (not cotton) 
  • Waterproof mittens or gloves 
  • Neck warmer/ tube or Balaclava 
  • Sunscreen SPF 15 or higher

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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