Southern Hospitality in the heart of Christchurch
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Here at the Aotea Motel we offer personal service, great facilities, comfortable rooms and beds at affordable rates for both individuals and groups visiting the Garden City.
A 5 minute drive from the CBD, with ample off-street parking, we are situated on tree-lined Bealey Avenue with a main bus service 50 metres from our gateway, or you could take a pleasant 15 minute stroll to town along the Avon River bank. The Aotea Motel is also only a few minutes walk to popular eateries and shops making us the ideal accommodation for sports clubs and other groups.
All units are smoke-free, with bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities plus some units include a complete kitchen. Our other facilities include Free SKY TV, Wi-Fi, spa pool, barbecue area, laundry room plus cooked or continental breakfast is available on request when booking.
We pride ourselves on our personal and friendly service so call us direct and we will personally book you into the room or rooms and facilities that perfectly suit you or your group’s needs. Ask for Annette when calling or emailing.
P: 0800 377 718
P: 03 377 7188
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
Blenheim Top 10 Holiday Park
Perfect for your school or family group, we have quality budget accommodation that includes a lodge sleeping up to 40 people, plus standard cabins and a large campsite alongside the gently-flowing Opawa River. In addition we have a wide variety of motel-style accommodation.
Our three communal amenity blocks are all convenient to accommodation and wireless internet is throughout the park. There is an onsite swimming-pool and indoor spa plus BBQ area and children’s playground.
Cycle-ways and walkways abound in the area and we have bikes for hire. The office can organise chartered fishing and kayaking trips plus visits to the Omaka Aviation Museum and wine tours for adult groups.
Grocery shopping, 3 restaurants plus take-away outlets all close-by.
For group accommodation bookings please contact us directly:
Free Phone: 0800 268 666
Phone: 03 578 3667
Email: Please use online form
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
Christchurch Top 10 Holiday Park
39 Meadow Street, Papanui
Visiting Christchurch with your class or family? Then for conveniently placed facilities and reasonable rates you can't beat Christchurch Top 10! We are situated on park-like grounds in the Papanui area of North West Christchurch with Public Transport right outside the gate and one of Christchurch's largest shopping malls Northlands is only a 10 minute walk away. As well as a wide range of accommodation our facilities include a heated pool open year round, spas, TV room, games room with video games and table tennis plus a BBQ with indoor and outdoor seating adjacent to our own adventure playground.
Phone: 03 352 9176
Fax: 03 352 1272
NZ Freephone: 0800 396 323
Fyffe On Riccarton - Christchurch
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The Fyffe on Riccarton provides a wide choice of superior accommodation, from studio units to two bedroom suites all of which are self-contained and are serviced daily.
We are conveniently located within easy reach of the CBD and many of Christchurch’s iconic facilities. It is only a short walk to the historic Riccarton House, Dean’s Bush, Christchurch Teacher’s College, Canterbury University and Riccarton Mall with it’s shops, surrounding cafes and restaurants plus Hoyts movie complex. The Fyffe on Riccarton is on a main bus route and a short ride or drive will bring you to the famous Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Hagley Park and the CBD. View our rates online or give us a call to arrange a group booking.
P: 03 341 3274
Reservations: 0800 3413274 (NZ Only)
Glentui Meadows Group Accommodation
Glentui Meadows, nestled in a native beech forest 50 minutes from Christchurch airport, is the perfect setting for school, sport, conference, wedding and special-interest groups. We can accommodate up to 165 people – from self-contained apartments to bunk rooms. Your stay can be fully catered or self-catered in our commercial kitchen. Activities for you and/or your group include: canyoning, abseiling, zipline, orienteering, archery, team building and bush walks. Our complex also boasts two large conference rooms and a large dining hall.
Phone: 03 312 1165
Hanmer Springs Forest Camp
Winner of The Bronze Award in The International Green Apple World Awards for Environmental Best Practise 2015.
The perfect alpine forest setting for your next school camp. We have worked with schools for 38 years and have accommodation for up to 200 people to suit from one class or sports team to whole camp bookings! Activities include thermal pools, orienteering, tree climbing, walking & mountain biking on tracks radiating from the camp boundaries. Catering is also an available option. Ask about our new school prices which include free extended check in/out times and free heating in winter!
Phone: 03 315 7202
Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers
Located in the heart of Arts and Cultural Capital City, Hotel Waterloo is close to the main bus stops, inter-island ferry terminal and opposite Wellington railway station, so is ideal for visiting school groups and sports teams. The award-winning 80-year-old Art Deco landmark has been lovingly restored.
For group rates and bookings please contact us:
Freeph: 0800 BAKPAK (0800 225 725)
P: 04 473 8482
F: 04 473 5363
New Zealand's Highest Quality Outdoor Education
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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
Weddings, balls, conferences, celebrations or a relaxing weekend getaway - Larnach Castle on the spectacular Otago Peninsula is the picture-perfect venue. Lovingly restored by the Barker family, the castle and surrounding grounds are at the heart of the Dunedin visitor experience. Our world-renowned gardens, luxury accommodation and unique dining will make your next special occasion one to cherish.
Phone: 03 476 1616
Fax: 03 476 1574
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
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
Papamoa Beach Resort
Where the Beach is Your Doorstep
Papamoa Beach Resort offers a great venue for schools and groups to visit the Bay of Plenty. We have a wide range of accommodation options to suit; from camping sites, basic cabins & holiday units to garden and beachfront villas. Situated on 16acres on the absolute beachfront at Papamoa Beach we are central to Tauranga, Mt Maunganui and Te Puke.
Come sleep on the beach with us!
P: 0800 232 243
F: 07 572 0841
Te Anau Kiwi Holiday Park
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Family-run and family-friendly, we are proud winners of the "Kiwi Holiday Park of the Year" award. Perfectly located for your school group to explore world-renowned Fiordland and Milford Sound. All our amenities are top quality and we are bringing back the old style of school and family camping with loads of games and activities, including a fantastic Adventure Playground and a huge Kangaroo Jumper. Our full range of accommodation choices include large camping sites, backpackers dorm, deluxe cabins and a wide selection of self-contained unit options.
Phone: 0800 249 555 (Reservations only)
For large groups ph: 03 249 8538
The Crossing Backpackers
Tongariro National Park
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The Crossing Backpackers offers large-scale accommodation solutions for all your school camp and outdoor education needs. We are ideally located between Whakapapa and Turoa, backing onto Tongariro National Park dual world heritage site. With a full commercial kitchen and spacious dining room, you have the option to self-cater or have us cater for you. On our website we have a comprehensive resource section which includes RAMS and a selection of Team-Building Activities for teachers to run with the students.
To enquire or book your group please
P: 07 892 2894
F: 07 892 2876
Turangi Kiwi Holiday Park
Lake Taupo Region
This is the ideal park for families, large and small groups, trampers, trout fishermen, skiers and adventurers or to just spend time relaxing in our beautiful and quiet surroundings.
We are the perfect base for the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing - transport is available from our front door. Our park is an ideal school camp for any time of year with a wide choice of affordable accommodation plus we provide catering for groups of 20 or more.
Freephone: 0800 386 875 or