Kids

Kids

Kids Package - Kea Club

Age: 5-17

Our kids group lesson packages combines fun, education and on-mountain adventure! Our experienced instructors can help kids of all ability levels build confidence on snow and improve their skiing or snowboarding abilities.

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 15 minutes before your lessons starts.
  • 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.

Child 5-17 yrs

$185

Drop Off Add On

$20

Minimum ability level: Open to all ability levels.

Your child will be grouped into a lesson with children of a similar ability level and age, lessons are monitored to ensure your child is in the appropriate group.

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 Drop-off add-on:

We have a convenient drop-off service in the base building to accommodate children from 9am, where our friendly staff take your kids through rentals and on to Kea Club.

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 Mt Hutt that suit your ability level. Lessons will vary depending on your ability level, our instructors and guest service staff will help you into a lesson that is appropriate for your ability.

Includes:

  • Full day lesson split into two sessions.
  • 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 10:30am for Adults and 10:00 am for kids 5-17 yrs.
  • Afternoon lessons start daily at 2:00pm for Adults and 1:30 pm for kids 5-17 yrs.
  • All ability levels 1 to 6.
  • * Please note that small lesson groups of less than 3 people will receive reduced lessons times; two one hour lessons.

View our ability guide.

Once you have your lift pass and equipment sorted, simply arrive at the lessons area 15 minutes before the lesson starts.

Adult

$109

Kids 5-17 yrs

$109 (Includes lunch)

Skiwiland - Mini Kids

Age: 3 Months - 2 Years

Our Mini Kids program offers day care for children aged between three months and two years. Located in the base area, our fully licensed Early Learning Centre, staffed by our Early Childhood Educators, offers full-day or half-day care for your little one. We ensure that their daily routine is respected in a safe and fun environment, which means you can enjoy your mountain time secure in the knowledge your child is enjoying theirs.

Times:

  • Full Day: 9am - 12pm
  • Morning: 9am - 12pm
  • Afternoon: 1pm - 4pm

Includes:

  • Fun, safe and caring environment for kids under 2 years of age.
  • Educational learning experiences.
  • Facilities for sleep/rest.
  • Support and respect of individual child routines.

What to bring:

  • Nappies.
  • Spare clothes.
  • Comfort items - dummy, sleepsuit etc.
  • Favourite lunch and snacks (nut free).
  • Bottle and formula if required (please don't premix formula).
  • Breastfeeding welcome.

Due to strict licensing rules, only children aged between the stated age range are able to attend the program.

Limited space, bookings recommended.

Full Day

$89

Half Day

$64

For more information on Skiwiland:

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Skiwiland - Kiwi Kids

Age: 2 - 5 years

Our Kiwi Kids program offers full-day or half-day childcare on the mountain. Our qualified Early Childhood Educators will ensure your child has the best time on the mountain, as they build confidence with play time both on snow and in our day care centre.

Located in the base area, our Skiwland centre is a fully licensed with the New Zealand Ministry of Education. As such, safety and learning are our top priorities and our teachers are there to make sure you child’s mountain experience is awesome. You can rest assured that your child is having a great experience, meaning you can make the most of your mountain time.

Times:

  • Full Day: 9am - 12pm
  • Morning: 9am - 12pm
  • Afternoon: 1pm - 4pm

Includes:

  • Wide range of fun indoor/on snow learning experiences.
  • Morning and afternoon tea.
  • Lunch provided for full day only.
  • Sleep/rest available if required.

What to bring:

  • Waterproof jacket, pants or suit.
  • Beanie and mittens.
  • Change of clothes (extra underwear).
  • Nappies/pull‐ups.
  • Comfort items - dummy, toy, etc.

Limited space, bookings recommended.

Full Day

$85

Half Day

$59

For more information on Skiwiland:

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Our philosophy

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Skiwiland - Skiwi Kids

Age: 3 - 5 years

Our Skiwi Kids program is for children aged between 3 years and 5 years of age, that offers both on-snow time learning to ski and play time. Run by fully qualified staff, our Early Childhood Educators and instructors will help your child learn to ski in safe and fun environment. Safety and learning are our top priorities, and our Skiwiland facility is registered as a fully licensed Early Learning Centre with the New Zealand Ministry of Education. This means that you can enjoy your mountain time safe in the knowledge your child is enjoying theirs.

Times:

  • Full Day: 9am - 12pm
  • Morning: 9am - 12pm
  • Afternoon: 1pm - 4pm

Includes:

  • Group ski lesson.
  • Rental equipment: skis, boots and helmet.
  • Wide range of fun indoor/on snow learning experiences.
  • Morning and afternoon tea.
  • Lunch provided for full day only.

What to bring:

  • Waterproof jacket, pants or suit.
  • Mittens/gloves.
  • Change of clothes (extra underwear).
  • Nappies/pull‐ups if required.
  • Comfort items - dummy, toy, etc.
  • Your child will get the best out of the lesson if you arrive within 15 minutes of the start time.

Due to strict licensing rules, only children aged between the stated age range are able to attend the program.

Limited space, bookings recommended.

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Full Day (2 lessons)

$112

Half Day (1 lesson)

$74

 

For more information on Skiwiland:

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Our philosophy

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Big Mountain Academy

Age: 10 - 17 yrs

This program is aimed developing a wide skill set and good mountain knowledge, by tackling varied and challenging terrain including bumps, drops and jumps here at Mt Hutt. Providing kids with the tools to make safe and informed decisions when skiing and riding. Pre-booking this program is essential.

Schedule:

  • 6 days of 4 hour lessons.
  • Each lesson starts at 10:30a.m with an hour lunch break at 12:30p.m.
  • Afternoon lessons run from 1:30 – 3:30p.m.
  • You will need to purchase a valid lift pass and ski or snowboard hire if required.

Details:

  • Program cost doesn't include lift pass or lunch.
  • Participants must have a valid lift pass.
  • Ability level: Minimum level 5.

View our ability guide.

Dates:

  • Block 1: Dates to be confirmed.
  • Block 2: Dates to be confirmed.

Mountain Holiday Program

Age: 5 - 17 yrs

Our Mountain Holiday programme, available during the New Zealand school holidays, is designed to help kids improve their skills, whilst making sure learning is fun!

This is a three day program, offering three consecutive, full days of tuition for children aged 5-17 years of age. Your child will be assigned the same instructor for the duration of the program, helping them to have a continued and progressive learning experience. With lots of on-snow time, a good level of stamina is required. Pre-booking this program is essential.

Age: Children must be at least five years old to join ski lessons and at least seven years old to join snowboard lessons. 

Includes:

  • Full day lessons for three days.
  • Lesson times are 10am-4pm daily.
  • Each day includes a 1 hour lunch.
  • You will need to purchase a valid lift pass and ski or snowboard hire if required.
  • Open to all ability levels.

View our ability guide.

Date: Program runs during NZ School Holidays, 2019 dates to be confirmed.

Mountain Sliders Program

Age: 5 - 12 yrs

Mountain Sliders teaches kids, aged 5 to 12 years, the tools needed to make safe and informed decisions whilst skiing and riding here at Mt Hutt.

This program offers a three hour lesson on Sunday mornings, over a period of six weeks. Your child will be assigned with a group of children of similar age and ability, coached by the same instructor over the six week duration. Providing structured learning and guaranteed fun, Mountain Sliders offers the best value children’s ski and ride program in the country. Pre-booking this program is essential.

Age: Children must be at least five years old to join ski lessons and at least seven years old to join snowboard lessons.

Includes:

  • Six Sundays of a three hour morning lesson - 9.20am to 12.20pm.
  • Refreshment break.
  • Open to all ability levels.

View our ability guide.

  • Start date block 1: To be confirmed.
  • Start date block 2: To be confirmed.

Please Note:

  • The program might not be suitable for all 5 year olds. Please contact us directly if your child is new to skiing or snowboarding.
  • You will need to purchase a valid lift pass and ski or snowboard hire if required.

Freestyle Academy

Age: 10 - 17 yrs

With the help of specialised freestyle coaches the Freestyle Academy is for all level of skiers and boarders. Athletes can hone their skills and then participate/compete during the Sunday Sessions which will be running at Mt Hutt this year. Pre-booking this program is essential.

Schedule:

  • 6 days of 4 hour lessons.
  • Each lesson starts at 10:30 a.m. with an hour lunch break at 12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon lessons run from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Details:

  • Program cost doesn't include lift pass or lunch. Participants must have a valid lift pass.
  • Ability level: Minimum level 5.

View our ability guide.

 

Dates: The program runs for six weeks on Sundays and every lesson is four hours duration.

  • Block 1: 2019 dates to be confirmed. 
  • Block 2: 2019 dates to be confirmed. 

Please note: Lessons cannot be exchanged for another product or dates outside of the sessions.