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Thanks for a great 2023 snow season. 

We look forward to welcoming you back next winter. Lift tickets, lessons and rentals will be available closer to the start of next season.

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Whether it's your first time on the snow or you're a seasoned professional, you will always improve faster with a private lesson, either solo or with friends and family. 

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

Fast track your on-snow skills with a personalised lesson

Whether it's your first time on the snow or you're a seasoned professional, you will always improve with a private lesson. Our Ski and Snowboard School instructors are passionate, experienced and offer supportive instructions in a safe learning environment to suit all levels of skiing, snowboarding, telemark and cross country.
Lessons can be taken solo or with friends and family, however all participants must be the same ability and skiers and snowboarders cannot be in the same lesson.

What you need to know 

  • A valid lift ticket is required for all lessons.
  • Private lessons are very popular and must be booked online in advance.
  • Helmets for all skiers and snowboarders are highly recommended.
  • You can request an instructor when you book online by entering their name in the field below the booking calendar.
  • Please check our T&Cs for cancellation policy.

Split with mates and save!

Create your own private lesson group where extra guests come without any extra cost.

  • For 1hr and 1.5hr private lessons, up to 2 guests can participate at no extra cost.
  • For 2hr+ private lessons, up to 5 guests can participate at no extra cost.

Lesson times

A wide variety of private lesson times and durations are available to best suit your group's needs. Private lessons are available daily from 8.30am with the last lesson commencing at 3.30pm. 

Meeting places

Private lessons can be taken from Hotham Central or the Big D at your request. Cross country meets at Jack Frost after 1.00pm only.

Private Lesson bookings will be available closer to the start of next season. 


Lift access is not included in your lesson purchase and all lesson participants require a valid lift ticket regardless of their ability level. Find out more about lift tickets here.

For further enquiries, contact our team.


Are lift passes & rental gear included in the private lesson price?
No, the price of a private lesson includes the cost of the lesson only. Lift passes & rental gear can be purchased via the Online Shop.

Can adults and children go into a private lesson together?  
We do not recommend that adults take lessons with young children. The instructor will be focused on the youngest child for the majority of the lesson. From experience, we find that the adults do not get much tuition from the instructor.

Can we ski and snowboard in the same private lesson?  
No, you will need to book an instructor for either skiing or snowboarding.

How many people can you book into a private lesson?  

Create your own private lesson group where extra guests come without any extra cost.

  • For 1hr and 1.5hr private lessons, a maximum of 2 participants in total
  • For 2hr+ private lessons, a maximum of 5 participants in total

Will there be other members of the public in my private lesson?  
No, the private lesson is booked for you only; if you have friends or family who wish to join your lesson we can do this provided you contact us and let us know. 

I want to book a full-day private lesson (6 or 7 hours), is there a lunch break included?  
All instructors must have a 30-minute break during a full-day private lesson; this is not included in the lesson duration if the instructor has a break in our lunchroom. If you would like the instructor to have lunch with you during their break time, this is included in the lesson duration.

Can I request a specific instructor for my lesson?
Yes, if you have a specific instructor you would like to request for your private lesson, be sure to make note in the 'Add Requested Instructor Name' field below the calendar on the booking page.  

What is your cancellation policy?  
Cancellations or changes to the date/time of your private lessons are subject to our Terms and Conditions (see items 32 and 33).

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