The auction end dates will be staggered across 3 -5 days, giving you time to rebid if you miss out on your favourite number:

  • Chair numbers 1-10 ends Fri 27th September
  • Chair numbers 11-20 ends Sun 29th September
  • Chair numbers 21-70 ends Mon 30th September
  • Chair numbers 71-123 ends Tues 1st October

The auction closes at 5.00pm on each end date.

There are 112 chairs up for auction.

Yes, we have staggered the auction close days so if you miss out on a certain number you have the opportunity to bid again.

Chairs numbered 1-10 reserve – $2,000 each
Chairs numbered 11-20 reserve – $1,500 each
Chairs numbered 21-123 reserve – $1000 each
Akja chairs – $1000 each

You need to bid in $5.00 increments.

No, here is a list of the excluded numbers:

48, 68, 91, 107, 108, 109, 110, 114, 117, 119, 120

An Akja is what Ski Patrol use to transport injured skiers off the mountain. The Akja chairs have a cradle to support the Akja and a seat beside it.

Chairs weigh 50 kg approximately.

Dimensions are:
Height 2.2 metres.
Chairs are 1.1 metres wide and 0.6 metres long under the seat.

Akja chairs are 1.54 metres wide.

The chairs are available for pick up only. Pick up is available 22, 23 & 24 November 2019.


The base of Merritts Chairlift, Valley Terminal, Thredbo.


The area will be open 9am – 4pm only on the above days.

Any chairs not picked up during these dates will be offered for re-sale.

Winner bidders will be provided detailed instructions for pick up.

  • Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation
  • Disabled Wintersport Australia
  • Thredbo Early Childhood Centre
  • The Fly Program
  • Jindabyne Trail Stewardship
  • Thredbo Volunteer Ski Patrol
  • Thredbo Historical Society

No, because you are receiving a benefit of an item.

  • Price is inclusive of GST
  • No discounts or other offers apply to this purchase
  • No responsibility will be taken for condition of chairs
  • No warranty applies
  • Receipt of purchase will be sent via email
  • Purchaser must pick up chair on allocated dates
  • Any chair not picked up on dates will be forfeited