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School & Tertiary Groups - Hotham's official group booking team

Hotham is the premier destination for school and tertiary groups 

Hotham’s well established schools Snowsports programs provide school groups with the ideal winter holiday. Offering world class instructors for all levels of skiing and snowboarding, from complete beginner through to race training, top quality hire equipment and friendly, efficient service to take the stress out of organising your holiday. 

Hotham’s 320 hectares of terrain and 35km of cross country trails will challenge skiers and snowboarders of all levels. With the highest natural snowfalls in Victoria and advanced snowmaking facilities Hotham is able to provide the best possible snow cover all season.

Hotham provides school groups with a flexible booking service, catering to wide ranging requirements and changing circumstance. Our experienced Group Bookings Team is available year round to assist you with bookings and enquiries.


 FOC Group Ratios:

Primary Groups: 1 complimentary teacher/adult per 5 paying students

Secondary Groups: 1 complimentary teacher/adult per 8 paying students

Tertiary Groups: 1 complimentary ticket per 20 paying students

Free Stuff 


Free Skiing ^ from…….

  • 1pm for all 5 day or greater tickets

When you purchase a 5 day or greater lift pass, you can now ski for FREE from 1pm the day prior to the start date of your ticket

  • 3pm for all 1 through 4 day tickets

When you purchase a 1 through 4 day lift pass cyou an ski for FREE from 3pm the day prior to the start date ofyour ticket

  • FREE Night Skiing Session

For School (primary & secondary groups) groups with tickets with a duration of 5 or more days


 Optional 2nd lesson per day

Add a 2nd lesson each day for your students and watch their learning progress. 2nd lesson is scheduled for the afternoon only 12.30pm onwards.


Flexible Ticketing & Rentals!

When you purchase lift tickets, group lessons, Kids Snowzone and or rentals for 4 days or greater, youcan take advantage of up to 2 rest days.

This means that if you purchase a 5 day pass you can use it for 5 days over a 7 day period. Remember lift tickets for 5 days or greater also include free access from 1pm the day prior to the ticket commencing.

Flexible ticketing & rentals duration:          

4 of 6 Days         5 of 7 Days              6 of 8 Days            7 of 9 Days


 Further information and bookings

2018 Hotham School Manual (PDF download)

2018 Group Rentals Spreadsheet (XLS download)

Risk Assessment for Schools



Phone 03 5759 4436
Winter opening hours (10 June - 1 October 2017) 8am - 5pm daily
Summer opening hours 9am - 5pm Monday - Thursday