What is Zoo-de-Ski?
Zoo-de-Ski is an amazing weekend ski package at Boyne Highlands Resort for an incredibly low price- half of the normal rates! This is a great event for singles, couples, families, and anyone who is interested in an affordable weekend in Northern Michigan.
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When is Zoo-de-Ski?
We are offering not one, but two weekends for you to take advantage of some of Michigan's best skiing and snow boarding!
Zoo-de-Ski Weekend #1 is the weekend of January 25th 2012
Zoo-de-Ski Weekend #2 is the weekend of March 16th, 2013...KRAZY DAZE Weekend!
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Where is it?
Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs, Michigan
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What is the cost?
Depending on your choice of accommodations and number of people per room, package rates are as follows:   
                                                                                 
JANUARY            MARCH

  • Four people per room per person                           $189                  $180
  • Three people per room per person                         $216                  $205
  • Two people per room per person                            $269                  $255
  • Condos- call for options (cheapest option for a group!)
  • Kids 8 and under are free and receive complimentary lodging, breakfast, lift tickets, tubing and rentals.

NOTE: All prices include all taxes, fees and service charges. Tips not included. Adult non-skiers can reduce the weekend package price by $40.00 and juniors (9-15) by $25.00. There will be no adjustment to the package price if you do not require ski or snowboard rental, or if tubing is not open due to weather.
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What does the weekend package include?

  • Lodging Friday and Saturday nights at Boyne Highlands Resort
  • Lift tickets for Friday night, Saturday and Sunday
  • Tubing Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting)
  • Ski or Snowboard equipment rental for Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Full buffet breakfast in the main dining room at Boyne Highlands Resort
  • Use of excercise room and outoor heated pools/hot tubs
  • Many other regularly  scheduled resort activities held during the weekend of stay
  • All taxes, fees and service charges
  • PLEASE NOTE: Tips are NOT included. Please tip at your discretion.

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Should I choose Zoo-de-Ski weekend package I or II ?
Zoo-de-Ski Weekend I:
The January Zoo-de-Ski weekend is held during the prime of the Northern Michigan ski season. The forecast will usually call for typical Northern Michigan weather that time of year: temperatures in the teens and twenties. The snow conditions should be nothing short of phenomenal. The party scene will be good with great bands in the Slopeside Lounge each evening and the Zoo Bar on Saturday afternoon. If you want the best skiing conditions, choose this weekend!

Zoo-de-Ski Weekend II:
The March Zoo-de-Ski weekend is held during the tail end of the Northern Michigan ski season. The forecast will usually call for typical Northern Michigan weather that time of year: temperatures in the thirties to forties. The snow conditions should be firm in the morning turning slushy in the afternoon. The skiing conditions this weekend are typically good, but not great. The warm weather usually makes up for the snow. The party scene will be insane with great bands in the Slopeside Lounge each evening and the Zoo Bar on Saturday afternoon. This weekend also happens to be Krazy Daze weekend at Boyne Highlands. Kids activities include: face painting, jump competition, NASTAR and silly slalom races. Adult activities include: ski over the pond, costume contest, Zoo Bar entertainment, NASTAR and Krazy Cup races. An adventure/scavenger race is usually held for all on Sunday.
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Why is this package such a good value?
I approached Boyne Highlands with a request that they allow me to fill some holes in their winter ski weekend schedule with a package that offered a great value. We negotiated and I got them to sweeten the deal by throwing in rental, tubing, etc. They are also offering this package as a way of saying thanks to all the loyal Zoo-de-Mackers who are also loyal Boyne customers. This package offers more and is lower priced than any they offer to the general public!
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Why is this package such a good value for families with young kids?
Because kids 8 and under are free, it's the perfect package to enable you to open up their world to the joys of skiing and the winter wonderland of Northern Michigan! We allow you to take advantage of two great winter weekends on the cheap without having to buy equipment, and the convenience of being able to walk right out the front door onto the slopes. A big bonus is the outdoor heated pools and hot tubs...something sure to be etched into every child's memory forever!
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Is there a price break if my child is age 8 and under?
Yes, children 8 and under receive a complimentary package when staying with an adult. The kids will receive complimentary lodgin, lift tickets, tubing, rental and breakfast.

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Is there a price break if my child is between 10 and 17 years old?
No, children that fall within this age range pay the adult package rate.

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What if I don't want to ski? Is the package price cheaper?
Yes, there is a non-skier credit of $20 per day for adults and $12.50 per day for juniors (9-15) that can be taken off the package price when you make your reservation.
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What if I have a Boyne season pass? Is the package price cheaper?
Yes, there is a non-skier credit of $20 per day for adults and $12.50 per day for juniors (9-15) that can be taken off the package price when you make your reservation.

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What is the cancellation policy?
Up to seven days prior to stay- Full refund less $10 per person cancellation fee.

Within seven days of stay- Full package price is non-refundable.
NOTE: These are Boyne policies and are subject to change at any time.
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How do I register for Zoo-de-Ski?
To register for Zoo-de-Ski weekend I and II please call 1-800-GO-BOYNE and mention
booking code "ZDS". Online registration is not available for this event.
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What do I do once I've registered for a Zoo-de-Ski package?
Check-in at the front desk at Boyne Highlands Resort upon arrival. You will be given room keys, lift tickets (stamped to allow for tubing), equipment rental voucher, and an informational letter. Please sign our waiver at check-in so we can keep you informed of other future events. Breakfast will be charged to your room when in the dining room. Put a smile on your face and enjoy a wonderful winter weekend getaway at Northern Michigan's finest ski resort!

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What other winter activities does Boyne offer?
Skiing, Zipline Adventure, Tubing, Racing, Dog Sledding, Snowshoeing, Ice Skating, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides, Horseback Trail Rides, Aonach Mor Moonlight Dinner, Groomer Rides, Snowmobile Rental, & Swimming.
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