Bigfoot Adventure Limited
Winner of New Zealand's 2012 "Outdoor Excellence Award Organisation"
Welcome to the time of your life!
Bigfoot Adventures Ltd has been running successful adventure activities for over ten years. We specialise in 'Education Outside the Classroom' for years 5 to 13 with in-school programmes & camps. We aim to provide safe, fun outdoor experiences for schools, businesses and the general public.
Our activities and events range from adventurous to social and include:
• School Camps
• Holiday Programmes
• Cycle Safety Programmes for schools
• Half day, full day or weekend adventures for individuals or groups
Specific instruction in outdoor pursuits including:
• Sea & White-water Kayaking
• Mountain Biking
• Rock-climbing & Abseiling
• Tramping & Bush-craft
Duke of Edinburgh Award - we offer a positively fun and engaging pathway towards achieving the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Bigfoot Adventures instructors are experienced, qualified and endeavour to create a rewarding experience for you in the great outdoors.
Whether you are looking for a school programme, social club event, corporate team bonding trips, or just a fun day out, we can offer you affordable, reliable fun. We look forward to spending time with you in the outdoors.
Phone: 09 444 1446 or 0800 bigfoot
BOYLE RIVER OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE
'The Boyle' provides tailor-made outdoor education programmes for school and
community groups, as well as offering a number of our own 'Boyle' courses
for senior students. We also run off-site journeys and courses for adults.
Personal & social development, teamwork, leadership, adventures, curriculum activities, assessment - all in the beautiful mountains of the Lewis Pass.
Any outdoor education idea - we can arrange it for you!
Phone/fax 03 315 7082
Boys' Brigade Waipara Riverside Park
Holiday and Outdoor Pursuits centre
Are you looking for a suitable facility for a school camp, field trip, reunion, conference or picnic? For all your requirements and specific needs don't hesitate to contact us and please visit our website link below.
Ross & Lenore Williams
Combining outdoor education with adventure activities
Set amongst the stunning rock formations south east of Te Awamutu, CastleRock Adventure is the perfect venue for your school camp.
CastleRock Adventure has multiple accommodation options including a fully equipped self contained Lodge, a fully equipped Woolshed and Camping as overflow from the Woolshed or as part of a programme.
All outdoor education programmes are designed in partnership with you and your school to ensure all desired outcomes and NZ curricula links are achieved.
Contact us today for more information.
P: 0800 225 462
F: 07 8722 509
Earth and Sky Mt John Observatory
Heart of Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve
View our location map
Day or evening Educational Tours provide hands-on learning including telescope observations, while knowledgeable Astronomy Guides promote reciprocal question-asking, unleashing your student's curiosity.
Marvel at amazing Astronomy facts and current research projects. Teachers are able to personalise their experience, choosing their preferred Astronomy Programme.
This is the home of New Zealand's darkest skies and largest telescopes.
Our Office is situated in the Godley Hotel Complex:
Main St, Lake Tekapo
P: 03 680 6960
F: 03 680 6950
New Zealand's Highest Quality Outdoor Education
Click for: How to find us
Kokako Lodge is Auckland's leading EOTC venue. The 85-bed residential camp is situated at the foothills of the Hunua Ranges Regional Park (Auckland's largest park, at around 17,000 ha). Kokako Lodge is an ideal place for many different user groups from school & youth groups through to corporate and wedding groups. Services and activities include: UNIT Standard Assessment, High and Low Ropes, Abseiling, Kayaking, Raft Building, Tramping & Camping, Bushcraft & Survival Skills, Archery, Team Building, Orienteering & Expeditions.
Phone: 09 292 4349
Fax: 09 292 4359
Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre
The Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre is set among the forests and native bush in the foothills of the Tararua Ranges, 1.5 hours from Wellington, or 45 minutes from Palmerston North. We cater for school groups from Year 3 to Year 13.
Makahika writes and designs your school camp programme; provides full Risk Assessment Management System (RAMS), offers a range of accommodation options (up to 140 per group), and provides fantastic fresh catering.
Most importantly we are a registered Adventure Activities Provider subject to annual external audits; all activities are supervised by industry qualified instructors. We develop a programme specific to your group needs, that aligns with your school values and learning outcomes for the year. The skills acquired on camp and programmes are "accumulative"; ensuring you can return yearly.
We are also a licensed Award Unit for the Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award.
Phone (06) 367 8438
Mobile +64 21 725 593
Mountain Safety Council
The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is a national organisation with a
mandate to encourage safe participation in land-based outdoor activities.
Through the development of insights and working with partners; we provide
videos, resources and tools for people heading into the outdoors to have a great time and make it home safe.
Explore, use or share our resources and
New Zealand Walking Access Commission
The New Zealand Walking Access Commission is the Crown entity that works to enhance free, certain, practical and enduring access to the great outdoors. The Commission has created the Both Sides of the Fence education website to assist teachers and students to explore the theme of responsible use of the outdoors. The site features engaging animated scenarios, a student image gallery and a teachers' space with resources supporting the English and Social Sciences learning areas, and EOTC activities. Both Sides of the Fence is designed for years 4-8, but is also appropriate for younger or older students.
Phone: 04 815 8502
O'Neill Surf Academy New Zealand
Surf Coaching & Camps for Term-time & Holidays
Locations: Auckland (Tawharanui/Orewa) Northland-wide & Mount Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty.
O'Neill Surf Academy objective is to teach and develop surfing skills for Primary, Intermediate, Secondary & International Schools. We will educate students on both beach safety & environmental awareness. Our lessons and activities encourage good teamwork and group cohesion to provide a positive, supportive and fun learning environment.
• Increase 'beach safety' awareness through experiencing the enjoyment of learning to surf.
• To give children and young adults the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean.
• To educate & encourage students that surfing is for everyone regardless of size, skill and ability.
Why O'Neill Surf Academy
We are an accredited Surfing NZ surf school holding all the necessary qualifications for EOTC including ISA Surf Coaching, Lifesaving, Sports First Aid and Public Liability Insurance
Packages: O'Neill Surf Academy 'Beach Days', Day Trips, Surf Tours, School Camps, Electives, NCEA Surfing Credits, Holiday Programmes
P: 09 434 3843
M: 027 734 4877
Pacific Park Christian Holiday Camp
Pacific Park has 167 beds and is situated across the road from Papamoa Beach making it the ideal location for school groups and sports teams. Along with an abundance of activities in the surrounding area, there are plenty of on-site activities to keep students happily occupied. We strive to provide a clean, modern, safe and friendly environment at an affordable price. Everyone is welcome. 2 x 30 bed lodges, conference centre, 4 bedroom villas, 2 and 3 bedroom motels, 1 and 2 room cabins.
P: 07 542 0018
F: 07 542 1312
Life's more fun on Snowplanet
To find us view our Location Map:
SNOWPLANET is New Zealand's first and only all-year indoor snow resort where snow guests can experience the thrill of snowsports and the atmosphere of a snow village only 20 minutes North of Auckland.
P: +64 9 427 0044
F: +64 9 421 0793
Freeph: 0800 SNOWPLANET
Wainui Park YMCA Camp
Mind Body Spirit
Complete Outdoor Adventure Programmes with qualified instructors. Full accommodation and catering facilities making Wainui YMCA the ideal venue for schoolcamps, teambuilding, conferences and conventions.
Teachers contact us to request a school-camps information pack
P: 03 304 8460
F: 03 304 8784