Finding the right destination for your ski holiday can be a challenge, especially when you want to ensure the very best experience for your kids. Some ski resorts are far more kid friendly than others, and choosing the right one can truly make your holiday something special for the whole family. Here are 3 great ski resorts that your kids will love.
Treble Cone is a fantastic ski resort that caters for all abilities and ages. Kids will love being able to learn on the safe and gentle designated beginner’s areas, while non-skiing parents can supervise from the warmth of the café. Children over 3 years of age can take advantage of the Kitty Cat Club which sees them receiving a special one on one lesson to introduce them to the joys of skiing.
Older kids from 5-15 are part of the TC Cat Club and can enjoy specialised group lessons to help them work on their snow skills. There is also professional day care available for when parents want to hit the slopes themselves for a couple of hours.
Most ski resorts cater for younger children, but Mount Hutt takes it one step further with their very special Skiwiland Early Learning Centre program. Professional instructors and childcare specialists work with kids as young as 3 months and up to 5 years old to supervise them as they play in the snow and learn about the incredible fun that the slopes can bring. All staff are fully qualified and the premises are licenced, giving you the peace of mind that your kids are in very capable hands.
From here, kids aged 5 and up progress to the Kea Club where they will receive all day ski and snowboard instruction focusing on fun, safety and making new friends.
A resort that is fit to rival its New Zealand neighbours is undoubtedly the stunning fields of Thredbo in Australia. Thredbo has a truly world class approach to children’s ski experiences, with a seriously in depth and involved tiered kids club to ensure that every child has the best possible time they can. There’s a specialised program for 3-6, 7-14 and 13-17 age groups which all focus on unique educational techniques that specifically target the interests and capabilities of the children involved.
From fun snow introduction activities and mini cup competitions for the little ones to snowboarding and mixed ski skills for the older teens, the Thredbo kids program will have your children itching to get started every morning and experience the day’s activities. Such a comprehensive kids club attributes its success to the high calibre of education an engagement provided by all of the staff who work hard to make Thredbo a really special experience for every child.
Make sure you consider the kids when you’re looking at the best places to go for your family holiday to the snow. These incredible resorts offer the very best in beginner slopes as well as something more challenging for the more experienced individuals. Check out these destinations and ensure that your ski holiday is one that your kids will simply love.