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Adventure Programmes (5–14yrs)

Cardrona’s Kids’ Adventure Programmes are the ultimate way for your kids to learn to ski and snowboard, or develop their skills, in a fun and safe environment!

Adventure Programmes run every week of the season for 4 consecutive days, Monday through Thursday. They’re packed with fun activities with the same instructor every day to maximise fun and improvement!


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Skiwees and Lowriders

Skiwees (skiers aged 5-14yrs) and Lowriders (snowboarders aged 7-14yrs) are 4-day programmes including lessons with the same group and instructor, a hot lunch every day and hot chocolate breaks to keep energy levels up!
We are based in Snow Sports HQ and have groups for all ages and ability levels. They’ll be on the snow from 9.30am, but feel free to drop the kids off any time from 8.30am every morning and we can kit them out with all the gear they need for a fun week on the slopes.
At the end of the day, their gear is stored and dried in The Den in Snow Sports HQ, meaning you don’t have to carry boots and skis or snowboards off the mountain. A fun week is capped off with a treasure hunt or mountain challenge. Kids then receive their report card with a list of their achievements throughout the week, including skills acquired and terrain skied or ridden.

As with all our lessons, we strongly recommend your kids wear a helmet. If you don’t have one, they are available to rent for a special Skiwees/Lowrider rate of $40 per programme.


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Ride Tribe

Ride tribe is for skiers and snowboarders aged 10yrs and above, who are at an intermediate-advanced level. Ride Tribe is for kids who want to gain skills in a large variety of snow sports disciplines. These kids get to explore the mountain both on and off-piste, & even hit the terrain parks! Ride Tribe includes 4 full days of lessons with the same group and instructor, BYO lunch. Kids in Ride Tribe will need to wear a helmet.


Book your kids in Skiwees, Lowriders or Ride Tribe now!

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Adventure Programmes 2020  
Skiwees & Lowriders (Monday – Thursday) $460
Ride Tribe (Monday – Thursday) $499

Please note: programmes are subject to a minimum of 3 participants. Price includes tuition and food (food for Skiwees/Lowriders only) – rental equipment and lift passes extra.


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