Most dependable snow on the eastern seaboard
8 mountain peaks
Doorstep skiing

Resort Information

Best for:

If you have a group of mixed ability skiers, the large resort of Sunday River is the ideal destination for your school ski trip to America. There really is something to suit everyone here, from unsteady beginners to daring thrill-seekers. There’s also a great choice of accommodation too - stay in a friendly lodge aimed at youth groups, or a luxury slope-side hotel. And the choice of après-ski activities won’t disappoint either, with ice-skating, snowtubing and snowshoeing all a possibility. Plus, thanks to the excellent snow-making facilities, lack of snow is never an issue at Sunday River!

Skiing Information

The eight interconnected mountain peaks offer 135 trails and 820 skiable acres, so there’s an area to suit everyone at Sunday River! Beginners will enjoy South Ridge, intermediates will love the huge choice of trails and advanced skiers can challenge themselves by taking on the steep moguls on White Cap. This is also a great resort for snowboarders too, thanks to its six terrain parks and superpipe. Sunday River has the second biggest vertical drop in Maine and the sixth largest in New England. Plus, with snowmaking equipment covering 95% of the resort, you can be certain that lack of snow isn’t going to ruin your school ski trip to Sunday River!

Resort
Facts

Beginner
30%

Intermediate
36%

Advanced
34%

Total Piste

870 Acres

Top Piste Altitude

3140 ft

Transfer time to resort

3 hours from Boston

Vertical drop

713 m

Glacier

No

No. lifts

15

Snow making coverage

Snow Park

Yes

Accommodation

Aprés-Ski at Sunday River

Supporting you every step of the way

1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

We'll tailor make your school trip to meet your specific requirements

2 Launching your trip to parents and students

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3 After you've booked

Your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will work with you on the finer details of your trip

4 While you're away

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5 After your trip

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I love being able to put together exciting packages to offer school groups the opportunity to do what they love while soaking up another culture. – Ben McCafferty Head of Sales & Product

Don't take our word for it …

Fantastic resort! Massive amount of pistes to suit all levels. Lots of apres-ski activities to entertain the children in the evenings. — The Mall School for Boys

Your School Trip is Fully Protected

As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group's safety will be prioritised
  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience
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Safety prioritised

As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

High quality service

Our Accreditations

We are a Member of ABTA, which means we are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct.

Quality educational experiences

The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge is your reassurance that Halsbury Travel is committed to offering LOtC activities that are safe and beneficial to learning.

Financial protection for coach tours

For non-flight packages, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for Halsbury Travel (5493), and in the event of their insolvency. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Halsbury Travel. 

Financial protection for flight trips

All air tours and flights arranged by us are also **ATOL protected**. Our ATOL number is ATOL 5079. Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.