Snow Park NZ has announced its 2007 season pass rates together with a newtiered system of day pass rates.

The Early Bird Pass will go on sale on February 26 and remain availableuntil March 9. During this period adult passes are $699, the youth (up to 18year olds) season pass is $449 and students at $559. Between April 16 to 27the Pre-Season pass price is $899, with student passes at $719 and Youth at$599. The full price Season Pass will then stand at $1,199 from 1 June. Aswith previous seasons, children under six can ride for free.

Snow Park NZ has introduced a new system for day pass rates with pricingvarying according to the time of the season. Day rates start at $64 for theearly part of the season rising to $75 for high season (21 July-7September). For the spring period the price drops to $55.

Other lift pass prices announced today include the concession pass rate, forthose who don’t want to commit to a full season pass, there are great rateson offer to purchase a 10-visit pass. Purchased before June 20 a 10-visitpass is just $441, whilst purchased in season will cost $490.

Sam Lee, Snow Park NZ manager, said the new tiered system provided a higherdegree of flexibility for customers as well as great value spring riding.

“Spring can often be the best time of year to visit New Zealand mountainsand we hope our new pricing structure will encourage riders to visit duringthis traditionally quieter part of the season. We are looking forward to agreat season this year having made some significant investments over thesummer, to improve the terrain park and also advance the off-fieldfacilities such as accommodation and a new bar and restaurant to appeal tothe wider visitor market.”

The season pass pricing announcement coincides with the launch of the newlydesigned web site. The site (www.snowparknz.com) has been rebuilt to reflectthe expansion and development of Snow Park NZ. It will include the regularnews and event details, mountain information, an on-field web cam as well asexciting video footage.

Season passes go on sale February 26 and are only available through the website at www.snowparknz.com . Snow Park NZ isdue to open on June 22 with an anticipated closing date of September 302007.