Tour Overview

New Zealand

STEAM

Explore the night sky and the earth underfoot from Christchurch city to one of New Zealand's most stunning national parks.

Starting in Christchurch, students will learn about the human and design impact of the earthquakes and look into the recovery effort. The tour then heads to New Zealand's incredible Dark Sky Reserve. Students will learn about the solar system from Tekapo's Mt John and Mt Cook. Educational tours and talks will cover astronomy and earth science while exploring the stunning scenery.

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DAY ONE

Arrive in Christchurch where you'll meet your guide, transfer to accommodation and enjoy a walking orientation tour. Later, head out on the Rebuild Bus Tour to see how Christchurch has responded to the earthquakes.

DAY TWO

Visit Quake City for an educational tour before heading to beautiful Tekapo. Head up Mt John for stunning views then later enjoy the Dark Sky Experience, taking in NZ's dark sky reserve.

DAY THREE

Travel to Mt Cook where you'll explore the planetarium, enjoy a 3D movie experience and participate in a tailored astronomy workshop.

DAY FOUR

Another workshop this morning, this time on the environmental threats to the area. Take an afternoon guided hike with educational talk.

DAY FIVE

Transfer to Christchurch or Queenstown to end the tour. Optional add-on activities are available.

INCLUSIONS

Flights and transfers

Multishare backpacker accommodation

Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner

Expert Haka tour guide throughout

Activities as per itinerary

LEARNING

  • See how natural disasters impact people and design
  • Investigate components of the solar system and interactions between celestial cycles
  • Learn about interacting systems - investigating the water cycle and its effects
  • Build soft skills of self leadership and teamwork

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