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
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.
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, orienteering, archery, team building and bush walks. Our complex also boasts two large conference rooms and a large dining hall.
Our interactive Hand-On History education programme, featuring the historically preserved goldmining town of Arrowtown, is designed to enrich and enhance the New Zealand curriculum. Students will experience first-hand and interactive learning in an authentic environment. All programme options are activity based, designed to suit all stages and styles of learning and all link clearly to the Social Studies Curriculum strands.
NZ Surf Academy Coaching & Camps for Term-time & Holidays Locations: Auckland & Northland
NZ 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.
Objectives • 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 NZ 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: NZ Surf Academy ‘Beach Days’, Day Trips, Surf Tours, School Camps, Electives, NCEA Surfing Credits, Holiday Programmes
Puzzling World is a world-unique attraction with the theme of anything puzzling! Crazy buildings, Illusion Rooms & Roman Toilets must be seen to be believed and the Great Maze, the world’s first ‘modern-styled’ maze is a fun challenge for all ages. Onsite Cafe and large Puzzle Shop (with web-shop orders possible too). Enquire about our school group rates, plus we have many more activity sheet options and we supply Risk Assessment sheets.
Using the great NZ outdoors as an adventure and natural classroom we connect you and your students with nature in a more conscious and meaningful way. We offer a range of fun and safe outdoor education experiences that positively challenge and inspire youth to seek more and learn more.
Our one-day outdoor education ‘forest school’ programme is locally in Auckland, offering students an alternative education once a week. We have many other programmes land, water and snow-based.
For School Camps or School Grounds sleepovers, our unique Bell Tent Glamping options are available throughout the North Island.
Also available are School Holiday programmes, family excursions, weekend trips and much more available through New Zealand.
During outdoor education programmes, students will take part in a broad spectrum of outdoor activities. To find out more about our comprehensive range of activities please visit our schools page
In addition we cater for Clubs, Teacher Conferences, Sports, Corporate Groups, Weddings, 21st Birthdays and General Events needing marquees, accommodation and activity services or hire.