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Groups

Skiing & snowboarding are more fun with friends! Check out our guide to visiting Cardrona with group bookings.

Cardrona is the ideal New Zealand ski or snowboard destination for group bookings. With terrain & lessons for all ages & abilities, excellent facilities, & options for groups big or small, you’ll be surprised to see how you can save when you book your group in at Cardrona!

For more information & to book, email groups@cardrona.com.


School Groups

Cardrona has been accommodating New Zealand school groups for over 2 decades & has everything to keep your students stoked! School groups can score a range of discounts when organising groups of at least 15 students for a trip to Cardrona.

Note: Due to increased pressure on our resources during busy periods, Cardrona offers Peak & Spring Special rates for New Zealand school group visits. During the July School Holidays (July 1–23, 2017), we do not accept NZ school group bookings.

NZ School Group Rates 2017 Monday - Wednesday Thursday - Sunday
2017 Peak Rates
Lift, Lesson & Rental (incl. helmet)  $110  
Lift & Lesson  $85  
Clothing rental $28 per day  
2017 Spring Special
Lift, Lesson & Rental  $95  
Lift & Lesson  $73  

University Groups

Got a bunch of friends in your classes or around campus who love skiing or snowboarding? Uni students can grab a range of discounts when groups of at least 15 students book a ski trip to Cardrona!

University groups can take advantage of discounted rates across lift passes, rental equipment, lessons & packages, available to full time students of selected tertiary education institutions in New Zealand. FREE lift passes are on offer to those organising large groups at a ratio of 1:45 (for every 45 students booked the group will receive 1 complimentary lift pass). 

  University Group Rates Retail Rate
Student Day Lift Pass    
Student Day Lift Pass + Rental    
Group Lesson (2hrs at 2pm)    
Helmet Rental    

Sports & Social Groups

If you’re a part of a registered sports or community group, or your corporate social group is itching for a day on the mountains, head to Cardrona for a team trip to remember! A range of discounts are on offer for organised groups/clubs of at least 15 people – please make sure you book at least 2 weeks in advance.

  Group Rate Retail Rate
Adult Day Lift Pass    
Adult Day Lift Pass + Rental    
Adult Group Lesson (2hrs at 2pm)    
Adult Rental Clothing - Jacket + Pants    
Adult Rental Clothing - Jacket or Pants    

Terms & Conditions:

  • Minimum number of 15 to qualify for group rates
  • Bookings must be pre-booked & confirmed at least 2 weeks before arrival
  • Lessons are a compulsory component of an NZ school group booking
  • University group bookings are valid for NZ resident students only. Current ID from the institute where the student is enrolled in full time study must be presented on arrival. ISIC cards are not accepted
  • Ski/snowboard rental package includes standard snowboard, boots & wrist guards or standard skis, boots & poles. Clothing, helmets, gloves & goggles are at an additional cost
  • Payment for the group must be made before, or on arrival, at Cardrona in 1 transaction by the group organiser. Credit cards are the preferred payment option
  • Bus drivers from chartered vehicles are eligible for a non-transferable lift pass, which must be arranged in advance. They must bring a letter of introduction if they will not be in uniform
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