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Ski & Snowboard Rentals

Take advantage of the 15% discount pre-booking until May 31st using the discount code PREBOOK24 during the checkout!

Plus 15% discount for 4 or more rental days!

Queenstown and Wanaka's Best Snow Rentals

Hire your gear at Outside Sports and we'll make sure you have a great time on our snow fields. You'll save heaps of time by renting in central Queenstown or Wanaka before you hit our hills, and we won't let average gear spoil your day. Our friendly team of mountain adventure lovers will sort you out in no time with premium skis, snowboards, and boots - all freshly tuned and ready to go (please note that we do our best to tune all our rental kit after every rental). You can even try before you buy with our range of the very latest demos from Atomic, Head, Dynastar and Rossignol. We only have the best rental snow gear, because we're mountain adventures lovers, just like you.

Price List  

Adult / day

(18 +)

Youth / day


Kid / day

(under 7)

Ski & Snowboard
Classic Hire Skis and Poles or Board Only $42 $29
Classic Hire Skis, Boots & Poles or Board & Boots $49 $35 $24
Premier Hire Skis and Poles or Board Only $59 $42
Premier Hire Skis, Boots, Poles or Board & Boots $69 $49
Heli-Ski Hire Skis Only $59
Heli-Ski Hire Skis, Boots & Poles $69
Executive Hire Skis Only $100
Boots Hire (Ski Boots or Snowboard Boots) $24 $20
Clothing & Accessories
Ski Jacket & Pants $30 $25 $15
Ski Jacket OR Pants $25 $19 $10
Helmet $15 $12 $12


Why book your snow rentals with Outside Sports?
  • Free exchange! Swap your gear from ski to snowboard part-way through your ski hire.
  • Take a break - swap out your ski hire for bike hire.
  • Great range of ski hire equipment - Choose quality ski hire to suit your budget.
  • Return your gear at a different location (Queenstown, Wanaka or Tekapo), making it hassle-free for you. We value your convenience and strive to provide you with the best experience possible. (Tekapo drop off is subject to a $20 relocation fee)
  • Friendly expert staff will individually fit your equipment.
  • All equipment top quality brands such as Dynastar, Salomon, Atomic, Head, Burton and Lange.
  • Our gear is regularly serviced, so they perform at their best for you.
  • In-house ski workshop - we tune our gear after every ski hire and if you need a tune mid hire - drop it in
Do you have any Ski & Snowboard hire deals?

Our ski and board packages and deals in our Queenstown and Wanaka store are great for families and people planning to rent snow gear for multiple days. Our specials and deals include:

  • Hire for four days or more and save 15%*
  • Free helmets with all kids ski hire (subject to availability)
  • Need a break - swap out your ski hire for bike hire

*Does not apply in conjunction with any other promotion.

What snow rentals include?
  • Free helmet with all children’s ski hire (subject to availability).
How to book snow rentals?

Step 1: Choose your location

Steip 2: Choose the date and pick up time

Step 3: Choose your gear

Step 4: Check out

You will receive a confirmation email after the payment is confirmed.

What's the price?

Please refer to the above price list

Check availabilities and prices on booking pages



Can I earn loyalty points through snow rental bookings?

Please note that bicycles, electronics, rental items, and workshop products and services are not eligible for our Loyalty Programme. This means that you will not earn any loyalty points for purchases or bookings related to these products and services.

Can I have a day off skiing or snowboarding during my stay?


Can I get lift passes with you?

No. both NZSKi and Cardrona tickets offices are close to our Queenstown and Wanaka stores or you can buy them online.

Can I pick up my snow rentals from Queenstown and return them to Wanaka and vice versa?

You can return your snow rentals to our Queenstown store or Wanaka store; it is free of charge. If you would like to return your skis to Tekapo store, please talk with our staff when you check in, the cost would be $30 per set of skis.

When can I pick up my snow rental gear?

If you’re hiring Snow gear off us and please note that you can pick it up from 1pm the day before your initial hire date onwards.

If you are a repeat Snow or Bike Rental customer

When you next hire off us we will have all your rental kit details on file.

Due to hygiene reasons we don't rent gloves or goggles, however, we have a great range of affordable products for purchase online and in-store. Order your goggles and gloves online and collect them when you check in.