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Schools Program

Every year at Rainbow we have approximately 3,000 students from the top of the south and further afield come and visit us for time in the snow. We offer a well-established program of ski and board instructing for all ages, and abilities. See full details below. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Here are some quick reference facts about the program:

    • Rainbow’s aim – Safety, Fun and Learning
    • The package – A days skiing or boarding including a group lesson
    • Dates available for all of term 3 (not including holidays)
    • Transport options: Own Arrangements to the field, or Rainbow shuttle bus from the bottom mountain car-park
    • Time to get there – you need to be there by 9.15am at the latest.  First lessons are at 10.00am – meet at Mt Robert Lodge for 9.15am briefing.
    • Prices – See our attached booklet for current pricing. We may provide a 90 minute lesson, Full ski/board rental and all day lift pass. We provide a further discounted option if you have your own gear and/or membership
    • Complimentary Passes – there are some adult helper freebies as well as heavily discounted lift passes, rentals and lessons

Other information in the booklet includes:


    • Ski & Snowboard ability levels
    • Gear checklist
    • Payment details
    • Weather conditions and cancellations
    • What to expect when you arrive
    • Day room info (Mt Robert Lodge)
    • Ski rental procedure
    • SAFETY information
    • Feedback
    • Application form

For more information please e-mail Maree at

Click here to download the: Rainbow Schools Safety Booklet which has been put together specifically for school groups visiting our ski field.