School Ski Trip & Accommodation 2024

Get ready for the best ski trip ever!




2023 Schools Planner - Additional Information

Since 1976, Alzburg Tours has been the undisputed leader in student travel to Mt Buller, taking thousands of students and young adults to ski at Australia’s favourite alpine resort. In choosing to include Alzburg Tours as part of your School Snow program and school ski hire, you will be provided with a hands-off, hassle-free experience from start to finish.

We know how busy teachers are and organising a school trip to the snow can be daunting.
Let us help you organise everything for your next school trip, by taking care of the following factors for school ski hire for you:

Teachers and assistants receive complimentary accommodation (breakfast and dinner package when booked with the group) and school ski hire equipment at a ratio of:

  • 1:5 for primary school groups.
  • 1:8 for secondary school groups.
2023 Schools Planner - Additional Information

Why Mt Buller?

  • • Just 3 hours drive from Melbourne CBD
  • • Largest lift network in Victoria
  • • World-class school ski hire
  • • Ski & Snowboard schools
  • • 3 terrain parks
  • • 2 toboggan parks
  • • Fun-loving village atmosphere
  • •Reliable Accommodation

Mt Buller’s Ski & Snowboard School is Victoria’s largest, with over 300 professional instructors from across the globe joining Mt Buller each season and sharing their passion for skiing and boarding with guests. School groups can take part in group lessons with experienced instructors who ensure all students progress their skiing or snowboarding skills in a safe and fun environment.

Mt Buller guarantees skiing on the popular Bourke Street run from the opening weekend through to close of the season thanks to the Techno Alpin 220 Snow Factory, which can continuously produce snow 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and enable Buller to begin snowmaking in May to guarantee skiing on Bourke Street for opening weekend.

Looking for something extra, then Mount Buller also has the answer with Buller Air Zone, a cinema, pleasant accommodation and the only resort in Australia to offer dog sledding.


We strongly advise that packages for school ski hire are booked early.

Skiing at Mt Buller is more exclusive than ever with the daily limit of people on the mountain to ensure everyone’s safety and appropriate accommodation.

Mt Buller is also particularly busy in peak periods (school holidays and weekends).

*To ensure your school has the best possible experience in booking your school ski hire facilities (such as, accommodation) and equipment, we strongly recommend visits take place mid-week and/or during low season. This helps to guarantee access to Ski & Snowboard School and its instructors.

What to bring?

Be prepared! Students should be equipped properly for Mt Buller snow adventures, parents and teachers need to understand that the alpine weather can change quickly, and to be prepared for any conditions (blizzards and cold winds are not uncommon in the mountains!).

Alzburg Tours and Ski Hire have a wide range of waterproof jackets, pants and walking boots available for rental that are suitable for school ski hire.

All rental prices are for the rental of a “Standard” package. This includes skis, boots, poles & helmet or snowboard, boots, helmet and wrist guards for $36 per student. We include complimentary helmet in all student ski or snowboard packages.

Add waterproof jacket and pants for the cost of $36 per student.

Please ensure that students are equipped with the following:
• Waterproof gloves, jacket and pants – Gloves & Goggles available for sale at Alzburg Ski Hire
• Long underwear and turtleneck/neck gaiter
• Warm ski socks and beanie
• Helmet (mandatory)
• Towels
• Sunscreen`


2023 Schools Planner - Additional Information


To find out more, email/phone our Schools Coordinator or 1300 885 448

Tailored Multi-Day Packages

Specialised overnight or extended stays

Holidays now made easy for schools! Tell us what you’d like, and we can prepare an all-inclusive snow camp package. We take care of everything with for school ski hire including, transport, accommodation and ski and snowboard lessons, clothing, and meals (breakfasts and dinners).

Ask us also about ways to experience the mountain differently. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, there are other ways for students to soak up alpine atmosphere. Cross country skiing, dog-sledding, Buller Air Zone, The National Alpine Museum of Australia which showcases the development of Australia’s alpine regions, or Mt Buller Cinema – the list is endless for unique adventures to make unique memories!


Mt Buller Day Trip Package


Take advantage of Mt Buller’s close proximity to Melbourne and surrounds and enjoy a Mt Buller Day Trip. We recommend an early morning departure ensuring ample time to collect your ski hire at the Alzburg Resort.

Gate entry, ski hire, 1 day coach transportation. (Optional Breakfast & Dinner)


2 Night Stay + 3 Days Play Package

Extended stay packages for schools are a great way to ensure students are confident on the snow, allowing enhanced learning progression with measurable results.

Combine the excitement of Mt Buller’s world class ski slopes with the convenience and offering of Alzburg Resort’s accommodation to allow for multiple days on the snow to maximise learning and technique – and fun!
Let us create an itinerary that ensures students have an incredible adventure that they’ll never forget.

Accommodation, breakfast, dinner, gate entry, school ski hire, transportation (ex metropolitan Melb.)



Need to book mountain transportation? Let Alzburg Tours take the pressure off with our tailored day tour packaging.

After an early morning departure, be on the slopes by 10:30am.

Coach Charter Rates for 2023 (*Indicative rates)

Coach - Duration (Please Scroll > to see prices)53-Seater Coach (per day)
Day TripFrom $2500
Weekend Day TripFrom $3000
2 Day 1 Night (M-F)From $5000
3 Day 2 Night (M-F)From $7500
4 Day 3 Night (M-F)From $10,000
5 Day 4 Night (M-F)From $12,500
The above discounted coach charter rates are based on all ski hire equipment being hired from Alzburg Tours and Ski Hire, Mansfield. Rates are subject to change. Charter hire for 57-seater may be subject to extra charges.

Mansfield, Mt Buller and surrounds transform into a whole new world during summer with endless adventures.

Available in the months of November to April, summer school group packages can include guided walks to Mt Buller or Mt Stirling.

Students can learn about the rare and endangered plant and animal species that inhabit the area whilst experiencing the environment in which they live – did you know that Mt Buller is home to 1 of only 3 known populations of the tiny and endangered Mountain Pygmy-Possum?

You’re also visiting ‘Ned Kelly’ country in north-eastern Victoria. Students can experience where Australia’s greatest folk story took place in Mansfield and the surrounding districts.

Let us coordinate bespoke itineraries to suit your groups needs, with activities such as:

Guided walking tours

Explore Mt Buller’s West Ridge with its rugged terrain and sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.

Horse trail rides

Horse trail rides through the magnificent Victorian High Country – rides vary in length from two hours, half day, full day to weekend rides.

Visit Museums and Cultural Sites

Hear stories of days gone by, and gain a new appreciation of this spectacular part of Victoria – inspired some of Australia’s most endearing legends including bush poet AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson’s The Man From Snowy River and bushranger Ned Kelly.

Kayaking or canoeing on Lake Eildon

With a shoreline of 515 kilometres and a capacity of 2,290,000 megalitres, the lake holds up to six times the amount of water of Sydney Harbour.

Mountain biking

Test your endurance on Mt Buller’s EPIC trail.



Email our Schools Coordinator or phone 1300 885 448

School Trip Quote Generator 2024

Please complete the form below to obtain a quote. Looking forward to working with you and planning your next group adventure.

Please select which type of trip you would like.
Please complete the full name of the School or College
Full Name of Booking Co-Ordinator
Best contact number for Co-Ordinator
Please complete the full address for the School
Date e.g (07/08/2022)
Please factor in you first lesson time to ensure you get to Mt Buller early enough to pick up your tickets and get to your lessons. Depending on your arrival time we reccomend 10am for your first day lesson to ensure plenty of time for your group.
Date e.g (07/08/2022)
Time of departure from Alzburg Resort. This will be your final day departure time.
Do you need transport? We provide transfers from the school/college to Mt Buller via Alzburg Resort & Ski Hire. Or Alzburg to Mt Buller.
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Please select how many Students will be coming. In order to ensure a group booking minimum numbers are required. Our Minimum number for school groups is 25. this ensures we can provide the best price for your trip.
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Please select how many Teachers will be coming. 1:5 for Primary school groups 1:8 for Secondary school groups
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Please select how many nights you will be staying. (Day Tours please select '0' days.)
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Please select how many days you will be skiing and/or snowboarding
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Please select how many days you will be having breakfast at Alzburg Resort.
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Please select how many days you will be having dinner at Alzburg Resort.
Please select which are applicable to you.
Make sure your bellies are full before or after a day on the mountain. Please select which are applicable to you.