For beginners

For beginners Introduction

Thredbo is the ideal resort for your first snow experience. Located in a beautiful alpine valley, the year round resort ticks every box for someone looking to enjoy a holiday.

In winter Thredbo offers Australia's longest runs for skiers and boarders to enjoy. The Thredbo Snow Play Area is free for guests. The area is open daily for snow tubing, tobogganing, snow play and snowman building and is the perfect place to bring the family and friends to experience the fun of the snow.

The friendly team at Thredbo Resort Centre can take all the hassle out of planning your first snow trip.

Give them a call on 1300 020 589 for any assistance with booking your trip.

Tips for Beginners

Lift Passes

Get your lift pass online via the Thredbo e-store and head straight to the lifts or purchase them from one of our ticket offices conveniently located at the bottom of Friday Flat or Valley Terminal. Lift passes allow you to ride the ski lifts providing you access to ski or board the mountain for the day.

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Thredbo has a range of ski and board lessons to suit all skill levels, styles and needs. Lessons are designed to help you make the most of your time on the snow. If you are a first timer we highly recommended booking a lesson as well as if you haven’t skied or boarded for a while.

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Child Care

Thredbo’s Child Care Centre is open daily from 8:00am until 5:00pm and offers both full and half day programs for kids aged from 6 months to 6 years. Enjoy your day on the slopes knowing your child is in the safe hands of our experienced child carers in a fun and safe environment. The Thredbo Child Care Centre is located in the Thredbo Leisure Centre.

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Equipment Rentals

Whether you’re renting skis or boards let the Thredbo Sports team of professionals kit you out so you can ensure you have the right gear for the right conditions. Our staff are used to dealing with first timers to the snow so don’t worry we will look after you. Leave it up to our rental staff to fit you out with best gear.

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2016 Thredbo Resort Winter Planner

Download our comprehensive guide to Thredbo Resort this winter. Everything you need to know and everywhere you need to go is inside this mini pocket planner.


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2016 Thredbo Trail Map

Thredbo is home to Australia’s five longest runs. Each measuring over 3kms, and with varying degrees of difficulty, there is a trail to suit any level.


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Need more help?

Call Thredbo Resort Centre on 1300 020 589. They will help you organize every part of your trip from your travel to Thredbo to your snow equipment rental or child care needs while in Thredbo.

By phone
General Enquiries 1300 020 589 (Australia)
(+61) 2 6459 4294 (O’seas)

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More Tips

Flare Run & Night Riding

Join in the historical tradition and be part of the spectacle by signing up on the day at Valley Terminal Guest Services on Saturday afternoon.

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Thredbo Blog

Discover what’s on in Thredbo by staying up-to-date with our Blog, featuring events, must do’s, action recaps and cultural festivities.

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Leisure Centre

The Thredbo Leisure Centre is home to a 50m indoor heated swimming pool,  waterslide, basketball courts, squash courts, gym and climbing wall.

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Snow Play

The new Snow Play Park is located on the Valley Terminal tennis courts so visitors can now slide on a toboggan, build a snowman, make a snow angel and enjoy playing in the snow for free!

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