2021 Winter Prices

All rates are in New Zealand dollars and include 15% GST (subject to change without notice).

All Lifts Day Passes
All Day90684545
Half Day (after 12:30)62522929
Learners Platter Only
All Day62522929
Half Day (after 12:30)42382424
Rope Tow
Equipment Rental
Full Day Skis, Boots and poles48483737
Skis/Snowboard Only35352727
Full Day Snowboard and Boots48483737
Over Pants 15151515
Helmets1515Free (with full rental)Free (with full rental)
Ski/Snowboard Lessons
Group (1 hour. 3 or more pax 1.5)45454040
Private (1 hours)90909090
Easy Pack (for first day on skis or snowboard) Includes lift pass, rentals, first timer lesson & clothingAdultStudentYouthChild
Age Definitions
Definition18 Years old and over at 1 June 2021Full time tertiary student with ID13 - 17 years old at 1 June 20215 - 12 years old at 1 June 2021
Seniors (70 and over)Free lift pass
Seniors (65 and over)50% lift pass discount
Child (under five)Free lift pass
Season Pass Prices 2021
Purchase Dates:
2021 Winter Season
up to 31 March 2021

Lift Pass Terms and Conditions

General Conditions
In these terms and conditions the following words have the following meaning:

“MDSA” means Mount Dobson Ski area.
“Pass” means all lift passes.

All prices are in NZ dollars and are subject to change without notice.
Rates include GST.


The Easypack is designed for your very first day skiing or snowboarding. It includes skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots plus jacket, pants, gloves and goggles. It also includes a 1.5 hour first timer lesson and a beginner lift pass.

Discounted Lift Passes – Closed Day Policy

If Mt Dobson is closed due to adverse weather on the day you purchased your pass for, you can transfer this to another day. If your pass was for a midweek you can use it on another midweek day at no extra cost. If you wish to use a midweek pass on a weekend day, then you will have to pay the difference between what you paid for your pass and the full rate of $88 adults and $43 youths

Purchasers of all passes will be deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions:

The duration of the winter season is subject to weather, snow and market conditions at the time and may change without notice. MDSA offers no guarantee as to the opening date, length of season , lifts and facilities that may be operating on any given day or time.

MDSA operates in a mountain environment where conditions can change rapidly. MDSA reserves the right to close any lift , run, area or facility at any time for any reason.

Lift passes will not be refunded due to weather or other operating contingencies affecting any lift, run ,area or facility.

Users of MDSA must carry a valid pass.

Passes are deemed to be personal to the original purchaser/user and are non transferable.

Passes are non resalable, non transferable and non refundable.

MDSA will not accept responsibility for lost or stolen passes.

Fraudulent use of your pass your pass will result in the deactivation of that pass.

A lost or stolen pass must be reported to MDSA immediately. A replacement pass will only be supplied at the discretion of MDSA. A $5 fee will apply to replace pass.

The pass holder agrees to the rules, regulations and directions as expressed by MDSA.

Skiing , snowboarding, hiking and other snow sports are hazardous activities. There are marked and unmarked , natural and manmade hazards within the ski area. You agree (to the extent permitted by law) to use the ski area at your own risk and assumes all risk of personal injury and property loss.

All pass holders must abide by the snow users responsibility code. Misconduct will result in the deactivation of the lift pass.

All refunds are at the discretion of MDSA (subject to any rights you have under the Consumer Guarantees Act) Any refunds requested on medical grounds must be supported by a medical certificate. Refunds may be subject to the useage of the pass. MDSA reserves the right to apply processing fees. No refunds shall be given due to snow conditions as this is beyond MDSA control.

Any breach of these terms ,or other terms that apply to you may result in the withdrawal of your pass.
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