Lessons & Programs

Lessons & Programs

Group Lesson

Our ski and snowboard group lessons are guaranteed to build your confidence and improve your skills. With help from our trained and qualified instructors you will also get to know the best ski runs at Coronet Peak that suit your ability level. Lessons will vary depending on your ability level, instructors and guest service staff will help you into a lesson that is appropriate for your ability.

Includes:

  • Two lessons per day.
  • Adult lessons are 1:50 hours and kids 5-17 yrs are 2.5 hours duration, please arrive at the lessons area at least 15 minutes before your lesson starts. No need to book a specific time.
  • Morning lessons start daily at 10:20am for Adults and 10:00am for Kids 5-17 yrs.
  • Afternoon lessons start daily at 2pm for Adults and 1:30pm for Kids 5-17 yrs.
  • Open to all ability levels.
  • Please note that small lesson groups of less than 3 people will receive reduced lessons times of one hour per lesson.

Download our ability guide.

Adult

$109

Kids 5 - 17 yrs

$109 (includes lunch)

Private Lesson

Want to learn the basics or give the terrain park a shot? We have highly trained coaches dedicated to giving you a personalised coaching experience to fast track your progress. A dedicated coach that can give you the insider’s perspective on the mountain and also show you the best terrain to suit your abilities. 

  • Choose from full day, three, two or one hour private ski and snowboard lessons.
  • Go for a one-on-one setting or with a group of up to six of your friends or family.
  • All private ski or snowboard lessons have priority lift access (skip the queue). 
  • Available for all ability levels.
  • We also offer private telemark and adaptive lessons.
  • 6 hours (Full Day, for 1-6 people) 9:20am 
  • 3 hours (Half Day, for 1-4 people) 9:20am/1:00pm
  • 2 hours (for 1-3 people) 9:20am/11:30am/2:00pm
  • 1 hour (for 1-2 people) 9:20am/1:00pm/2:00pm

 

Advanced bookings are essential.

6 hour lesson

(1-6 people) $739

3 hour lesson

(1-6 people) $409

2 hour lesson

(1-3 people) $279

1 hour lesson

(1-3 people) $149

Kids Package - Kea Club

Age: 5-17

Participating in the Kea Club is an excellent way for children to improve their skills, make new friends and have a great day on the mountain.

Age:

  • Ski lessons available from 5 years of age.
  • Snowboard lessons available from 7 years of age.

Includes:

  • Lift Pass.
  • Lessons (2x 2.5 hour lessons).
  • Morning lessons start at 10am and afternoon lessons start at 1:30pm. Please arrive at the lessons area 15 mintues before your lessons start. No booking required for time slots.
  • Recreational ski or snowboard equipment hire (skis or snowboard, boots and poles - helmet and clothing can be added on for additional cost).
  • Lunch.

You will need to collect your lift pass and rentals (available from 8:30am) before arriving at the lessons area, so please allow plenty of time to avoid disappointment.

Age: 5 yrs

$146

Age: 6 - 17 yrs

$190

Drop Off Add On

$30

Open to all abilities.

We will help you and your child chose the right level before commencing with some simple questions.

Important information:

  • To give families flexibility, Kea Club cannot be reserved. To avoid disappointment, please check-in early with Guest Services to pick up your MyPass in advance and arrive at the lesson area 15 minutes prior to the start of the program: i.e. at 9:45am.
  • Please be aware that all kids’ lessons have a maximum group number for safety and optimal learning.
  • If weather doesn’t permit lessons, we provide indoor entertainment.

Optional Add-On:

We have a convenient drop-off service in the base building to accommodate children from 8:15am where our friendly staff take your kids through rentals and on to Kea Club.

Contact

New Zealand

0800 697 547

Australia

1800 365 696

Little Rippers

Age: 4-6 yrs

The Little Rippers program is five day learn to ski program at Coronet Peak that incorporates safety, learning and fun. Kids will be assigned to a group based on their ability (maximum group size of four), the groups will stay together during the program so that they can develop their technique, skiing ability and have the same coach each weekend over the five week program.

  • Program runs for 5 weeks.
  • 9:30am - 3pm every Saturday.
  • Lessons and lunch are provided everyday. 
  • You will need a valid lift pass and ski equipment, this can be purchased/hired on the mountain if required.
  • Minimum Ability Level: Level 2.

Dates:

  • Saturday 4th August
  • Saturday 11th August
  • Saturday 18th August
  • Saturday 25th August
  • Saturday 1st September

5 Day Program

$415

Peak Squad

Age: 7 - 16

The Peak Squad ski program at Coronet Peak focuses on developing strong skiers who can rip all over the mountain.

Racecourses, terrain parks, on and off-piste as well as chutes and steeps will all be used to challenge the skiers within a safe and fun environment. Each Peak Squad skier will be assigned to a group based on their ability. Young skiers will learn and develop solid basic technique for both racing and free skiing.

  • Program runs for 5 weeks.
  • 9am - 3pm every Saturday.
  • Lessons and lunch provided.
  • You will need a valid lift pass and ski equipment, this can be purchased/hired on the mountain if required.
  • Minimum Ability Level: Suitable for Level 5 and 6.

Dates:

  • Saturday 4th August
  • Saturday 11th August
  • Saturday 18th August
  • Saturday 25th August
  • Saturday 1st September

5 Day Program

$415

Mountain Holiday Program

Age: 5 - 17

A five day ski and snowboard program that runs from 10am to 4pm during the NZ school holidays.

The Mountain Holiday multi-day program is for all ability levels with an emphasis on fun and learning, and requires a certain level of stamina. Kids are grouped based on their ability and teamed up with top children's instructors from around the world.

  • Program runs during NZ School Holidays: 9th - 13th & 16th -20th July 2018. Our 2018 program has been completed.
  • Age: Skiers must be at least five years old and snowboarders must be at least seven years old.
  • Includes: Lessons and lunch for five consecutive days.
  • You will need a valid lift pass and ski equipment, this can be purchased/hired on the mountain if required.
  • Open to all ability levels.

5-15 yrs (lessons and lunch)

$505

5 yrs (lessons, lift pass, ski hire, lunch)

$670

6-15 yrs (lessons, lift pass, ski hire, lunch)

$800

Intro to QAST

Age: 7 - 17

QAST – Queenstown Alpine Skiing Team.

Kids get the opportunity to train on the world class ski racing terrain at Coronet Peak throughout the July school holidays. 

The program is suitable for:

  • Skiers already racing at local/national schools level.
  • Skiers wanting an introduction to ski racing and moving into the QAST full time program after the school holidays.
  • Each skier will be assigned to a group for the length of the program. QAST Bibs are also included for all participants.
  • Program runs from 9am to 2pm daily.
  • Age: 7+ years.
  • You will need a valid lift pass and ski equipment, these can be purchased/hired on the mountain if required and are not included in the program.

Includes:

  • Coaching and lunch.
  • Participation in Coronet Peak Interfiled race on the final day of the program.
  • Minimum Ability Level: Level 4, who can use the Rocky Gully T-bar by themselves.

Dates:

  • Program runs during NZ School Holidays: 8th - 22nd July 2018.
  • The program runs in 4 blocks of 3 days. 

Kids: 7-17 years

$1299

Women's Ski Sessions

Designed and delivered by our experienced coaches and ideal for women 18+ wanting to push their technical and terrain skiing to higher levels of competence, break out of any ‘status quo’ in their skiing and take skiing to the next level. Come and join groups of local women or meet those visiting from afar for a weekend of inspiration, fun and achievement in your skiing. Choose between one or two days on the dates below.

Includes:

  • Coaching & video analysis.
  • Coffee and lunch voucher for the first day.

Details:

  • Program runs from 9am - 4pm on set dates.
  • You will need a valid lift pass and ski equipment, this can be purchased/hired on the mountain if required.
  • Minimum Ability Level: Intermediate - suitable for Level 4 and above.

View our ability guide

Course Dates:

  • **July 21st - 22nd 2018
  • **July 28th - 29th 2018
  • *August 4th - 5th 2018
  • *August 11th - 12th 2018
  • *Guaranteed to run
  • **Minimum participant numbers apply for these dates

One Day (9am - 4pm)

$150

Two Days (9am - 4pm)

$250

Adaptive Program

The majority of our adaptive program activities is available at our younger sister mountain The Remarkables. However, with 48 hours notice we are able to cater for any adaptive programs at Coronet Peak. We have qualified instructors, specialised adaptive equipment and trained volunteers to get you out on the slopes. We support adults and children with any disability – cognitive, physical or sensory. We offer members of ASNZ a 50% discount on day lift pass products and adaptive equipment rental.

 

 

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Lessons:

Private lessons are available from our team of some of the most highly qualified adaptive instructors in the country. All lessons need to be pre-booked.

We offer a discount off any of our standard private lesson prices for guests requiring adaptive lessons. Group lessons are available with prior arrangement through the adaptive co-ordinator. If needed, we also offer volunteer support in our regular group lessons and in the Kea Club children’s program free of charge with advanced notice.

Need adaptive lessons? Please fill in the booking form below and The Remarkables Adaptive Co-ordinator will be in contact as soon as possible.

Equipment:

The adaptive program has a comprehensive range of modern adaptive equipment. From sit skis through to outriggers, links to a rider bar let us know your needs.

Equipment is generally only available for rental from The Remarkables however in special circumstances may be available for independent skiers and riders using Coronet Peak.

Need equipment? Please fill in the booking form below and the Remarkables Adaptive Co-ordinator will be in contact as soon as possible.

Contact Us:

We have a wonderful team of trained dedicated volunteers to make your time with the Adaptive Program even more enjoyable. Volunteers can assist you both during and outside of lesson time in a variety of different roles. Volunteer support needs to be pre-booked and the more notice you can give the better opportunity we will have to meet your needs.

Need volunteer support? Please email adaptive@theremarkables.co.nz for more information.

Instructor Training Program

With short and long courses to suit new instructors or those already qualified, there’s no better way to enjoy your gap year, career gap, winter adventure, or to develop your career in the Snow Sports industry. For more details about the full range of courses, training opportunities, and accommodation packages please visit one of our training partners.

Third Party Instructing & Guiding

With prior arrangement, third party teaching and guiding at Coronet Peak is prohibited but a fee per person will apply.

Please be advised, that without arrangement, all instructing and guiding at Coronet Peak is restricted to only the instructors of Coronet Peak Snow Sports School due to an exclusive commercial license from the Department of Conservation. If you are found to be instructing/guiding without permission your pass may be suspended and further action may be taken. All third party instructing and guiding enquiries must be made to Coronet Peak Snow Sports School management:

Email: michel@coronetpeak.co.nz