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Passes & RentalsPrices for Cheeseman 2022

Day Passes

Day passes Adult Student Youth (11 – 17yrs)
Senior 1 (65-74yrs)
Child (0 – 10yrs)
Senior 2 (75yrs+)
Day pass: $95 $65 $45 Free
Half day: (From 12.30pm) $69 $48 $33 Free
Learners tow: $15 $15 $15 Free
Parent Pass: (Conditions Apply) $95     Free

Family passes: Save 15%

For Cheeseman’s definition of a family, click here.

Season & Members Passes


Season & Members Adult Student Youth (11 – 17yrs)
Senior 1 (65-74yrs)
Child (0 – 10yrs)
Senior 2 (75yrs+)
Newbie Deal (Conditions Apply) $349 $255 $185 $5
Early Bird (1 Jan – 31 Mar) $349 $255 $185 $5
Pre Season (1 Apr- 31 May) $449 $335 $245 $5
Full Price: (1 June – 30 Sept) $699 $525 $385 $5
Family pass
(Members Only)
Family* (1-4 members) Additional kids** (Max 2)
Newbie Deal (1 Oct – 30 Sept) $799 $50
Early Bird (1 Jan – 31 Mar) $799 $50
Pre Season (1 Apr – 31 May) $995 $50
Full Price (1 June – 30 Sept) $1,655 $50


*A family is up to 4 members, consisting of 1 – 2 parents, and youth members of the same family*

**Additional youths, same family only, can be added at a cost of $50 each (to total of 6 family members)**

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Rental prices

Rental prices Adult/Student Youth/Child
Skis, Boots, Poles: $55 $40
Board and Boots: $55 $40
Skis & Board only: $45 $35
Boots only: $35 $25
Poles only: $10 $10
Helmet: $15 $15
Jacket: $20 $15
Pants: $20 $15
Multi-day hire and holiday guest discounts available.
Contact us for more information.
Cheeseman has a full range of equipment for hire including a limited a range of accessories for sale. We also offer ski tuning and ski repair to keep your gear in top-notch condition.


Lesson price: Time Visitor Member
Lesson: (1 person) 1hr $85 $59
Lesson: (2 person) 1hr $110 $77
Lesson: (3 person) 1hr $135 $95
Lesson: (4 person) 1hr $160 $113

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Beginners package deal

Never skied or snowboarded and want to give it a go?

Our beginner package is excellent value for money and includes rental of skis or a snowboard for the day, a beginner lift ticket and a 1 hour beginner group lesson to get you up and on your way. Get in early and Book online now to secure you spot.

Beginners deal: Adult/Student Youth/Child
Beginners lift, group lesson and rental: $90 $69

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Be in the know

All students must show NZ or Australian Tertiary Institution full ID and proof of full-time status.

All Season and Member Passes are valid throughout the winter season for the year issued, including the school holidays.

Children 10 and under and adults over 75 years ski free, there is a $5 admin fee to issue an annual pass.

All pass-holders must agree with the Cheeseman Ski Area Terms and Conditions.

When will I receive my Season Pass?

All season and member passes purchased online receive an email confirmation. Passes can be collected at the Welcome Function in town (pass holders will be notified by email), or on the mountain at the ticket office. In order to ensure you receive your pass you need to:

  • Ensure all your information provided is correct
  • Email an appropriate and recent passport style photo for each pass holder to Please ensure your image is:
  • One of the following formats: JPEG, PNG, or TIFF;
  • Similar to a passport photo that clearly shows your face and features, with no hats, goggles or dark glasses;
  • Current and shows us how you look (especially the kids!)
  • Email a current student NZ or Australia tertiary ID card and proof of enrolment confirming full time status for all student passes.

Please note that all rates and information displayed are true and correct at the time of printing/publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice.

Our definitions



3 – 4 immediate family members including at least 1 adult (maximum 2 adults per family pass) and youth members.

Adult members must be parents or legal guardians of the youth members.  Additional youth members of the same family may be added to a family pass, to a maximum of 6 members per family pass.

Child 0 – 10 years.

Children ski for free but must display a valid lift pass which will be provided at no charge from the ticket office with a full paying adult. A season or member pass can be issued for an admin fee of $5 when purchased in conjunction with a full paying adult pass holder.

Youth – 11 – 17 years (inclusive).
Student – 18 and over.

Students must be full time and supply proof of full time student status.

Senior – 75 years and over.

75+ ski for free but must display a lift pass which will be provided at no charge from the ticket office or a season/member pass can be issued ($5 admin fee applies).

Adult – Everyone else!