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Private Lessons 

Operations at Perisher have now ceased for the 2023 season. Lift tickets, lessons and rentals for the 2024 season will be available to purchase early next year. We look forward to welcoming you back to Perisher next season!

Enjoy the perfect customised experience

Our private lessons offer individual, family or private group experiences that are completely customised to your needs and abilities. Whether you’re looking to accelerate your learning with our instructor’s undivided attention, or a guided tour through our advanced terrain - our private lessons are your chance to experience the perfect customised day on the mountain. Find out more details about private lessons here.

  • Lessons from beginner to expert available
  • Priority access to lift lines
  • Customise the experience to your exact needs and ability
  • Explore Perisher's four resort areas in a safe and fun environment

2024 Epic Australia Pass holders receive 20% off all private lessons, when purchased online in advance.


Private Lesson 4

Full Day Private

Enjoy a full day customised experience with one of our top, highly qualified instructors. Make the most of lift priority, personalised coaching plus flexible meeting times and locations. Full day private lessons are available for up to 6 guests per instructor.

  • Discipline: Ski & snowboard
  • Start Time: From 9am
  • Duration: Full day private lesson
  • Ages: 7+
  • Lift Ticket NOT included
Private Lesson 2

4 Hour Private

Kick-start your morning and explore more terrain with a 4-hour private lesson. Customise your learning experience with an instructor matched to meet your abilities and requirements. 4-hour private lessons are available for up to 6 guests per instructor.

  • Discipline: Ski & snowboard
  • Start time: 9am
  • Duration: 4 hour private lesson
  • Ages: 7+
  • Lift Ticket NOT included
Private Lesson 3

2 Hour Private

Spend 2 hours with your instructor’s undivided attention, focus on specific skills you’d like to improve and experience immediate progress. 2 hour private lessons are available for up to 4 guests per instructor.

  • Discipline: Ski & snowboard
  • Start time: 1:30pm and 2:00pm
  • Duration: 2 hour private lesson
  • Ages: 3+
  • Lift Ticket NOT included 

It's All In The Details:

    How to make the most of your private lesson

    Want to make the most of your lesson? Follow our tips below:

    • Book online and in advance to secure your private lesson, especially during peak periods

    • All private lesson participants (see maximum lesson capacity below) must be of similar ability OR in the same family. All participants must also be on the same - ski or snowboard - equipment during the lesson. 

    • Please provide our team with all relevant details i.e. participant levels, age, preferred instructor, preferred start location etc. at the time of booking to help us best match your instructor with your learning requirements.  

    Please note: Lift tickets are not included with your private lesson – make sure you secure your lift tickets online in advance.

    How to book online

    Lessons are priced per instructor, and multiple guests of the same discipline and similar ability may participate. When making an online booking, simply choose the time, day, and duration. Then, assign your Private Lesson to the paying customer (who must be present at the meeting place) and include additional guests in the comment section.

    Private lesson rates include the lesson only, please secure your lift ticket in advance of booking your private lesson. Full payment is required at the time of booking. 

    Private lessons are sold 1 day at a time. For multi-day bookings, you may add additional bookings by selecting relevant dates. 

    Only one customer can be assigned for a private lesson booking and the person who makes the booking must be present themselves at the meeting place, additional customers can be included in the comment section with all relevant details i.e. participant levels, age preferred instructor, preferred start location etc.

    Maximum participants apply to all private lessons:

    • Full day & 4 hour private - 6 guests per instructor. Please include your preferred start location in the comments section.

    • 2 hour private lesson - 4 guests per instructor.

    Special instructor request can be included in the online booking process. Please provide other relevant details in the comment section.

    Meeting location and lesson levels

    Meet at the red private lesson flag at the following locations:

    Perisher Valley - next to the Village 8 Chairlift

    Smiggin Holes - in front of the Smiggins Hotel

    Blue Cow - outside the Blue Cow Skitube Terminal

    Lesson Levels - Where do you fit?

    • First Timer: This is your first time on snow, or you need a refresh on the basics - Lessons will focus on learning how to make basic turns and safely ride a lift.  

    • Beginner: You know the basics and ride beginner lifts - Lessons will focus on expanding your ability and learning to control speed on green runs. 

    • Intermediate: You can confidently link turns and control speed on green runs - Lessons will focus on taking your skills onto blue terrain. 

    • Advanced: You have mastered every groomed run  - Lessons will focus on preparing for more challenging terrain.  

    Terms and conditions

    For more information and full terms and conditions click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Perisher Snowsports School

What Snowsports School lesson offerings will you provide this year

We are pleased to offer a variety of snow sports lessons this season. Please explore our lesson pages for more information.

Are lift tickets included with your lessons?

No, lift tickets are not included in lesson purchases. All lesson participants require a valid lift ticket regardless of their ability level.

Lift access for use in your lesson can be purchased in the form of a single or multi day lift ticket or Epic Australia Pass and must be purchased online and in advance. Please note that single and multi day lift ticket prices are based on daily rates, regardless of the number or type of lifts used during the lesson.

Do I need to book lessons in advance?

Yes, lessons must be booked online and in advance to avoid disappointment and to ensure availability for your preferred dates and times.

If you are trying to book lessons and the lesson appears as Sold Out or Lesson Full, it means that at this stage we are at maximum capacity for that lesson.

Any additional capacity will be released directly to the online shop. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer a waiting list for these products.

I'm an adaptive rider, how do I book a lesson? 

We offer discounts on single and multi day lift tickets and 50% off private lessons for guests who are Epic Australia Adaptive Pass holders, full members of Disabled Winter Sport Australia (DWA) or Companion Card holders.

To book an adaptative private lesson please contact us in advance so that we can discuss your specific requirements and capabilities with the Perisher Snowsports School.

Click here for more information about adaptive snow sports at Perisher.

Preparing for your lesson

When should I arrive for my lesson?

We recommend arriving 10 minutes before your lesson start time. Please allow extra time to travel into and around the resort in peak times (weekends and school holidays) to avoid being late to your lesson.

Do I need to collect my rentals before I go to my lesson?

Yes, make sure you have all your rental gear, waterproof clothing, gloves and other necessary items before you head off on your lesson.

What happens if I'm late for my lesson?

Please allow extra time to travel into and around the resort in peak times (weekends and school holidays) to avoid being late to your lesson and to ensure that lessons can start on time.

If you’re running late for a lesson, please head straight to your lesson meeting to find a Snowsports School supervisor. If you cannot find a Snowsports School supervisor head to a ticket office where one of our staff will help you.

Please note that if you miss your lesson due to lateness the lesson cost is non-refundable. We will do our best to accommodate you, however once lessons have left the meeting area late arrivals may not be able to join.

How do I change or cancel my lesson?

If your plans change you have the option to either cancel or change your lesson booking.

Changes or cancellations that result in money being payable back to the purchaser will be issued in the form of a Snow Credit. No cash refunds will be issued.

Any requested changes of cancellations to bookings must be made at least 48 hours or more prior to the start time and date of your booking.

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View full terms and conditions here.


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