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Snow Farm for Primary Schools

The Snow Farm is the perfect place for a fun school outing away from the ski lifts and crowds, as well as for high-quality physical and outdoor education. We have experienced ski instructors, a large fleet of kids’ rental equipment, the “Snow Fun Zone” for tubing and tobogganing, and two backcountry huts, all in a beautiful alpine environment. The Snow Farm is operated by the Pisa Alpine Charitable Trust and it is part of our mission to make our prices as affordable as possible for local schools.

It is our goal to give as many students as possible an enjoyable and educational experience on the snow.  We can work with individual schools to cater to your specific needs.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have, or for complete pricing information for school groups.


Cross-Country Ski Experience Days

Bring a class or even a whole year of students for a day on the snow. Backcountry huts can also be booked for overnight trips.

A Typical Day at Snow Farm:

9:30                Arrive at Snow Farm.  Settle into lunch room space.

10:00              Get fitted into rental equipment and head out onto the snow.

10:30              Lesson with Ski School.

11:45              Lunch: either packed or from our onsite café

12:30              Guided ski tour or treasure hunt activity around the trails.

1:30               Snow Fun – Tubing, Snow Men etc.

2:30                Return rentals. Depart Snow Farm.




5-Day Programmes for Primary Schools

We offer five-day, weekly programmes for local schools to enable interested students to develop their cross-country ski skills further. Groups can come to the Snow Farm for one day each week for five weeks for a total cost of $125 per student.  We currently have weekly programmes for Wanaka Primary School students and Hawea Flat students. Contact us for more information about either of these programmes, or if you are interested in getting a group together from your school for a weekly programme.