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Queenstown 2017

FACT FILE

HIGHEST ELEVATION1,649m
NUMBER OF LIFTS8
TERRAIN280ha - Beg 25% Inter 45% Adv 30%
LONGEST RUN2.4kms
SNOWBOARD/TERRAIN PARKSYes
HALF PIPENo
SNOWTUBE PARKYes
DRIVING TIM20 Minutes from Queenstown

Skiing in Queenstown

How about a School Ski Trip to Queenstown?


Known as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’, Queenstown is the perfect base for your New Zealand Ski Holiday. Three of the South Island’s most popular ski areas are within an hour’s drive from the middle of town. Simply wake up and decide which mountain you are going to explore for the day. There is a huge range of accommodation options available to suit all budgets. Everything from backpackers through to 5 star lakefront penthouses; singles, couples and families are all covered.

Please contact us for further information –  school@snowscene.com.au

Queenstown

Day in the Life of a school ski trip


Snowscene is the proud organiser of Sheldon College school ski trip yearly to Queenstown and here is what you could be experiencing next school ski trip!

Package Inclusions

What's Included

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STANDARD INCLUSIONS


  • Return Economy Airfare Brisbane/Queenstown including taxes and baggage (23kg pp)  (no meals)
  • Private Coach Transfers as specified for the duration of the trip
  • 7 nights’ accommodation – Multi share rooms
  • 7 Continental breakfasts & 6 dinners at accommodation
  • Skis, poles, boots OR Snowboard, boots and wrist guards & helmet Hire
  • 5 x Day All Mountain Lift Pass (2 day Remarkables / 3 days Coronet Peak)
  • 5 x 1.5 hour group lessons
  • Skyline Gondola, Dinner & Luge x 5 rides
  • Goods and Services Tax (NZ)
  • FREE Early bird offer (new offer available August 2016)
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Standard Inclusions

Transport

Daily return coach transfers from selected property to your selected ski resort – Remarkables, Coronet Peak or Cardrona.

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Standard Inclusions

Hire

5 Days Skis, Poles and Boots

5 Days Parka, Pants and Helmet Hire

package extras

PACKAGE EXTRAS


Package extras can be tailored to meet your school’s individual needs. Please talk to our school groups specialists to design a unique package for your school.

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Package Extras

Upgrades

  • Travel Insurance
  • Shotover Jet Boat Rides
  • Service of a Snowscene Representative on Snow
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Package Extras

Elite Extras

Snowscene Ski Packs inc gloves, goggles, neck warmer, ski socks if not taken with quote.

  • Value Packs from $89 per student
  • Premium Packs from $159 per student
  • Ultra Packs from $269 per student

Accommodation

Options

Accommodation

Heartland Hotel

LOCATION 200m to Town

With one of the best locations in Queenstown, this friendly Swiss-style landmark hotel lures excited visitors from all over the world, with spacious accommodation, and a fantastic range of leisure activities from shopping to bungy-jumping. From the unique architecture to the stunning surroundings or the warmth of our cosy bar, you’ll enjoy being our guest while you experience Queenstown.

Accommodation

Swiss-Belresort

LOCATION 10km to Town

Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak Queenstown is a 3 star resort located just a seven minute drive from the lively downtown Queenstown. It is the perfect location to escape and relax surrounded by nature. The hotel boasts Queenstown’s only full-size seven lane ten pin bowling and entertainment centre... Just in case you haven’t had enough exercise on the slopes!

Accommodation

Reavers Lodge

Reavers Lodge offers modern accommodation within close proximity to town. They have a variety of room types, all of which have ensuites. Lodge facilities include a Spa Pool , Guest Laundry and Common Area providing a great place to relax after a day of extreme activities. Watch a movie on the big screen TV, play a game of pool, use our internet kiosks or sit by the open fire place.

Get the snow ball rolling!

Itinerary

What you can expect

Day 1

Day 1

Economy flights from Australia to Queenstown
Private Coach transfer from Airport to accommodation
Check into accommodation
Dinner at accommodation

Day 2

Day 2

Breakfast at accommodation
Return transfers from accommodation to Remarkables Ski Resort
Full day skiing with a Group Lesson
Dinner at your accommodation

Day 3

Day 3

Breakfast at accommodation
Return transfers from accommodation to Remarkables Ski Resort
Full day skiing with a Group Lesson
Dinner at your accommodation

Day 4

Day 4

Breakfast at accommodation
Activities day including coach transfers
Afternoon Skyline excursion including Gondola Ride, Kiwi Haka Show and Buffet Dinner. Luge rides and optional extra.

Day 5

Day 5

Breakfast at accommodation
Return transfers from accommodation to Coronet Peak Ski Resort
Full day skiing with a Group Lesson
Dinner at your accommodation

Day 6

Day 6

Breakfast at accommodation
Return transfers from accommodation to Coronet Peak Ski Resort
Full day skiing with a Group Lesson
Dinner at your accommodation

Day 7

Day 7

Breakfast
Return transfers from/ to Coronet Peak Ski Resort
Full or half day skiing with a Group Lesson
Return equipment & clothing hire
Dinner at accommodation or Queenstown restaurant

Day 8

Day 8

Breakfast at accommodation
Check out of accommodation
Private coach transfers to Queenstown Airport
Return economy flights from Queenstown to Australia

Taking out the stress


Snowscene have been organising snow holidays for over 30 years. Our valued staff have visited over 100 resorts worldwide and are passionate about snow holidays.

Let the experts plan for you your next snow holiday to anywhere in the world. Whether you are taking the family for the first time or you are a seasoned snow enthusiast, we pride ourselves on our first hand knowledge, experience and passion. We take the stress out of the planning and plan for you your complete snow experience.

Family Ski Holiday Packages


Answer a few simple questions about where you want to go and what you want to do, and a Snowscene specialist can arrange every detail of your family ski holiday package in Australia. Want to go further afield? Not a problem. We regularly organise personalised family skiing holidays in Japan, New Zealand and Canada.

Our travel agents are knowledgeable and experienced at organising accommodation, passes, equipment, tours, transfers and travel. The team has personally tried and tested nearly every ski resort in Australia, Japan, Canada, USA, New Zealand and Europe to give you the best advice and deals.

Snowscene’s family ski holiday packages can be all-inclusive or customised to suit your budget and preferences. Our only non-negotiable is that it has to be your best snow holiday experience yet!

 

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We can package up for you the suitable lift and lesson products for your needs. Whether you are a beginner intermediate or advanced skier/boarder we always recommend lessons to get the most out of your snow holiday.

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Looking for a room with a view, private transfers, performance skis or a few private lessons? These extras are all part of the Snowscene service and ways in which we personalise your next snow holiday.

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We can organise specialised ski programmes for children of skiing age and child minding/creches for children who are not old enough to ski just yet. Looking for a hotel with kids club? There’s plenty of them at snow resorts all around the world. Our team of snow specialists can find for you the very best options when travelling with children all around the world.

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Rental options for equipment and boots are available in most ski resorts, and this can be included in your package. Snowscene also offers "Snowscene Essential packs". These contain items that are essential in the snow, but that most Australians often don’t own. Things like gloves, goggles, a neck warmer (snood) and socks, ranging from Value, Premium to the Ultra pack.

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Snowscene can organise a variety of tours from snow monkeys, sumo matches, snow shoeing, dog sledding, heli-skiing, cat skiing, ice climbing, snow tubing and more - ranging from adventure, to family friendly and enriching cultural experiences.

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Airport parking, insurance, ski essential packs - let us organise your complete holiday as we know how valuable your time is and we are here to take out the stress.

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