THE REMARKABLES OVERVIEW
Queenstown's other-half… Great backcountry, heli-ski and terrain park.
EA Ski and Snowboard are stoked to be working with NZSki and The Remarkables to offer you a program based in the ‘adventure capital of the world’ Queenstown New Zealand! Our snowboard and ski instructor courses in Queenstown, New Zealand is going to provide interns with one of the best seasons ever. Queenstown is renowned globally as a hub for adventure, and the town has developed a reputation as the place to experience the best of New Zealand’s outdoors!
The Remarkables is located only 45 minutes drive from central Queenstown. The resort is famous for its relaxed vibe, great terrain parks, and awesome back country runs. Steeper than its local counterpart Coronet Peak, The Remarkables draws skiers and boarders of all levels!
|Internship Ultimate Plus|
|The Remarkables||Ski||Internship Ultimate Plus||6 Jun 18||Aug 18||USD $10975||Enquire|
|The Remarkables||Snowboard||Internship Ultimate Plus||6 Jun 18||Aug, 2018||USD $12475||Enquire|
|10 Week Training Course|
|The Remarkables||Ski||10 Weeks||23 Jun 18||Sep 18||USD $10475||Enquire|
|The Remarkables||Snowboard||10 Weeks||23 Jun 18||Sep 18||USD $10475||Enquire|
|5 Week Training Course|
|The Remarkables||Ski||5 Weeks||23 Jun 18||Jul 18||USD $6475||Enquire|
|The Remarkables||Snowboard||5 Weeks||23 Jun 18||Jul 18||USD $6475||Enquire|
Check out what's included:
- Ski Instructor Internship Course
- Ski Instructor Training Course*
- Snowboard Instructor Training Course*
*Please note: 5 & 10 week Queenstown Training course offers the same inclusions as the 4 or 11 week products.
- Check out the trail map below
- The Remarkables starts at an elevation of 1943m
- The location means it gets some of the best and most consistent snow in the country
- It has 357m of vertical, a wide variety of terrain (on piste and off piste), kids area and the awesome Burton Stash park!
- 45 minutes to downtown Queenstown!
Accommodation will be provided for the length of the Level 1 training and exam period at Aspen Lodge. Rooms are 3-6 share in a homely environment right in central Queenstown. The communal living & kitchen areas offer a great space with a friendly atmosphere to relax in, and the location is unbeatable. Finding seasonal accommodation in Queenstown is extremely difficult, and with Aspen Lodge you will have an enjoyable, sociable experience in the heart of town, with the flexibility to continue your stay at the end of the training/exam period for the remainder of the program and beyond. The perfect flexible option for your season in Queenstown!
Accommodation is also provided at the Aspen Lodge, for the length of your chosen program!
Facilities at Aspen Lodge include:
- BBQ area
- Log fire
- Free off street parking
- Free luggage storage
- Ski and Snowboard storage/drying room
- Beds made up in all rooms and towels provided on request.
- Laundry facilities
- Friendliest staff in town!
Training on the Queenstown program will take place initially at Coronet Peak. Successful interns will then be chosen to work at either Remarkables or Coronet Peak during the Australasian School holidays. Your season pass will give you full access to both mountains in Queenstown.
The internship program offered in Queenstown is an Ultimate Plus Internship and includes Level 1 training and Level 1 exam costs as well as level 2 specific training. Level 2 exam costs are not included, as this requires a pass on the level 1 to qualify. The level 2 NZSIA exam is a step up but with the practical teaching experience you gain through the internship you will be at an advantage over others if this is your goal.
We have two program options, available in both ski and snowboard for Queenstown. Training for both programs initially takes place at Coronet Peak and you will have access to both ski areas on your days off. Our 5 week program focuses around successfully completing the level 1 exam, and the 10 week program offers additional training towards the level 2, plus other supplementary courses such as first aid and avalanche safety courses.
Later in the winter there is the opportunity to explore New Zealand and experience all this amazing country has to offer!
Check out this awesome vid showing of what you can get on a season at The Remarkables!
Living & WORKING in Queenstown
Queenstown is epic. The drinks are cheap and there are hundreds of backpackers year round to meet and explore the region with. Many people travel here for a week or two and wind up staying for years. It’s a welcoming, friendly place that you can't help falling in love with!
Everything is within walking distance in town – the supermarket, bars with their NZ$5 pints & $10 meals. An abundance of public walkways, cycle-ways and tracks to explore. The town buzzes in the daytime with tourists, and goes off at night with a huge number of bars and music venues. To rest your weary legs, sit by an open fire and recap the powder days!
WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE QUEENSTOWN?
Working in Queenstown will not only get you world-class NZSIA qualifications, but also access to all the other epic activities that the region has to offer…. Bungy jumping, Jet boating, Rafting, Downhill mountain biking, Rock climbing… the list goes on. Tack on a trip home via Thailand or Australia to experience their beaches, and you have yourself the adventure of a lifetime!