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First Timers - Adults & Kids

Never been on skis or a snowboard? Make your first day as easy as possible at Cardrona with our First Timer packages for kids & adults!

With facilities like our Learner Conveyor tunnel, a Beginners’ Area close to our Base, gentle learner runs, a dedicated Kids’ Conveyor, & of course our amazing Snow Sports School, there’s no better place to learn to ski or snowboard!

We're now open till October 21 – learn to ski or snowboard at Cardrona this spring!

Cardrona’s First Timer packages are a great introduction to the sport & are the most cost-effective way to learn how to ski or snowboard. Our First Timer lesson packages include Beginners’ Area lift passes, rental equipment & lessons. First Timer packages are for people who have NEVER EVER been on snow before.

We have separate Adult & Child First Timer lessons, starting & finishing at the same time. Private lessons are also available for First Timers – please book in advance by emailing lessons@cardrona.com


First Timer Ski or Snowboard Packages 2018


First Timer lesson start times: 10.20am, 11am, 11.30am & 2pm.
The afternoon lesson is only 2.5hrs if the morning lesson is taken at 10.20am - the 11am & 11.30am morning sessions have a 2pm / 2hr afternoon lesson.

On your 2nd & 3rd days you’ll have access to all the lifts on the mountain! You’ll get started in the morning with a 2hr lesson, then have the afternoon free to practice & explore. Multiple day First Timer packages can be used on consecutive & non-consecutive days. Child First Timer packages can add on Kids' Club – which includes an early drop-off, Kids' Club Rental (let us get them geared up for you!) & lunch. 

First Timer All Inclusive Package Adult Child

2 lessons (2hr & 2.5hr) + Learner Conveyor lift pass + rental + clothing & accessories bundle (jacket, pants, helmet, goggles & gloves)

$232 $187

1 Day Package

Adult Child

2 lessons (2hr & 2.5hr) + Learner Conveyor lift pass + rental

$150 $118

1 day package + Kids' Club

NA $163

2 Day Package Adult Child

1st Day: 2 lessons (2hr & 2.5hr) + Learner Conveyor lift pass

+ rental

2nd Day: 1 x 2hr lesson + all mountain lift pass + rental

$310 $235

2 day package + Kids' Club (includes added afternoon lesson on Day 2)

NA $373

2 Day All-Inclusive (as above + clothing & accessories bundle)

$450 $338

3 Day Package Adult Child

1st & 2nd Day: Same as 2 Day Package

3rd Day: 1 x 2hr lesson + all mountain lift pass + rental

$457 $343
3 day package + Kids' Club (includes added afternoon lesson on Day 2 & 3)  NA $583 

3 Day All-Inclusive (as above + clothing & accessories bundle)

$652 $483

Please allow plenty of time to be fitted with your ski or snowboard rental equipment before the lesson starts – aim to be at the Lesson Meeting Area 10mins before your lesson. Kids’ First Timer lessons are ages 5–14yrs for ski & 714yrs for snowboard.

Please note: minimum numbers apply – 1 person = 1hr lesson / 2 or more people = 2hr lesson


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