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Snowsports

Whether you are new to the slopes, or have been skiing or riding for a while, our international team of qualified instructors can take you to the next level. We have a variety of lessons available 7 days a week.

group lessons

Group lessons are available for all levels. When you sign up for a group lesson you will be assessed and assigned to a group with other skiers/riders of similar ability to you.

 

Check out our Ability level chart here.

Group lessons are 1.5 hours long and available at 10am, 12.15pm and 2.15pm. 

  • Child (under 7) NA
  • Adult (18 - 65) $80
  • Youth/Student/Senior $50

private lessons

Our tailor made lessons are guaranteed to improve your technique and help you step up to the next level.

Private Lessons are available between 9am and 3pm

Please note: During week days (Mon-Fri) our instructors may be busy teaching school groups, it’s advisable to book private lessons in advance. 

  • one hour - one person - Adult $150
  • one hour - one person - Senior/Youth $125
  • 45min - one person - Under 7 $100
  • two hours - one person - Adult $250
  • two hours - one person - Senior/Youth $200
  • each additional person (max 4) $50

Womens Clinic

Is for a small group (limited to 4 skiers) for woman only who want to build on their skills, explore new parts of the mountain and connect with other like minded women who enjoy skiing.

It is 3x 1 hour sessions of tuition held as booked.

Saturday 11am-12noon or Saturday 1-2.00 pm

Additional Clinics added as demand requires.

  • Adult $170

Parents Clinic

“Parents’ Package” – These are an Adult only, ski only programme with the aim of building skills, exploring the mountain, having fun and making friends amongst our amazing Rainbow Ski community. 

 

It is 3x 1 hour sessions of tuition held as booked.

  • Adult $170

Lessons Package 2023

 Includes: All Lifts day pass, rental equipment & group lesson  

   

 AdultSeniorsYouthStudent  
All Lifts – Ski/Snowboard$235$175$145$175      

                

Learners Lessons Package 2023

 Includes: Learner Lift Pass, rental equipment & group lesson 

   

 AdultSeniorsYouthStudent  
All Lifts – Ski/Snowboard$160$125$105$125     

                

how to book

You can pre book private lessons only by emailing to customerservice@skirainbow.co.nz Please note your lesson is only booked once you have received an email from our Snow Sports Team confirming your scheduled lesson time. Bookings must be made 48hrs in advance. Group and private lessons can be purchased on the day from the ticket office on mountain. 

what to bring

Once you have booked your lesson you will need to turn up with your ski or snowboard gear on and ready to go.

 

  • Skiers – You will need properly fitting ski boots, skis, poles, warm clothes, sunglasses or goggles, and sunblock. We highly recommend that skiers wear a snow sports helmet.
  • Snowboarders – You will need properly fitting snowboard boots, snowboard, warm clothes, sunglasses or goggles, and sunblock. We highly recommend that snowboarders wear a snow sports helmet.