New Zealand South Island Eco-Adventure

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TOUR OVERVIEW

NEW ZEALAND

PE & LEADERSHIP

Any time

14+ years

Spend time hiking, rafting and kayaking throughout this stunning region in the South Island of New Zealand! Swim with Dusky dolphins, New Zealand native Fur Seals, or embark on a thrilling whale watching boat trip. Enjoy camping and eating under the stars in the world renowned Abel Tasman National Park, and finish off your journey with a soak in the natural hot springs of Hanmer.

This seven-day tour will provide students with an eco-adventure they will never forget while they experience the serene beauty of the South Island.

EXAMPLE TOUR PACKAGE

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DAY ONE

After your arrival into Christchurch you will take on the high ropes course at Adrenalin Forest, testing your students' nerve and team building skills. In the evening enjoy a cultural experience at Ko Tāne including having a traditional hāngī dinner.

DAY TWO

This morning you will travel up to Kaikoura where your students can either go Dolphin Swimming or Whale Watching.

DAY THREE

This morning your students will travel to Clarence to take part in a half day white water rafting experience. You will then transfer to Nelson for the evening and prepare for your Abel Tasman trekking journey.

DAY FOUR

Travel from Nelson to Marahua to start your Kayaking and trekking though Abel Tasman National Park. Students will camp overnight in the National Park and learn about campsite management.

DAY FIVE

Second day of kayaking and trekking through Abel Tasman National Park.

DAY SIX

Your students' final morning in Abel Tasman will involve a trek back to base before heading to Hanmer Springs where they can soak in the thermal pools to recover.

DAY SEVEN

Depart Hanmer Springs for Christchurch, then depart for home.

INCLUSIONS

Flights, transfers and transport 

All camping necessities including tent, sleeping bags etc

Daily breakfast, lunch and evening meals

Qualified Haka Educational Tour guide

Activities as per itinerary

Credit Tamzin Henderson

Credit: ChristchurchNZ CCT

LEARNING

  • Investigate the flora, fauna and geology of the northern part of New Zealand's South Island
  • Become self-sufficient; cook meals over campfires during camping
  • Be exposed to rugged outdoor activities such as hiking and sea kayaking
  • Learn about efforts to preserve wildlife in this unique ecosystem.

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