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
• Caving

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

admin@bigfootadventures.co.nz

www.bigfootadventures.co.nz


BOYLE RIVER OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE

Lewis Pass

“Experience the Boyle, Explore your Potential!”

At the Boyle we can offer a variety of different style camps helping you create sequential programmes that build on the skills already gained. Utilise the Boyle Lodge as your base or get out there and spend it in tents around the campfire. You can even have a bit of both! All in the beautiful mountains of the Lewis Pass.
Phone/fax 03 315 7082

info@boyle.org.nz

www.boyle.org.nz


CastleRock Adventure


Adventure Activities

Combining Outdoor Education with Adventure: This fantastic venue overlooks the stunning rock formations at Wharepapa South, 25 kms south-east of Te Awamutu.

CastleRock Adventure provides Outdoor Education Programmes tailored to suit your group, your needs, outcomes and budget. All activities are delivered with full instruction by friendly, qualified staff experienced in working with students of all ages and skill levels.

The locality is rich in opportunities for cross-curricula links to enhance students learning utilising the local natural environments.

Onsite Activities:
Abseiling
Rock Climbing
280m Flying Fox
Archery
Orienteering
Team Building

Offsite Activities:
Mountain Biking
Kayaking
Maungatautari

The Lodge provides accommodation for your group and is fully equipped with a kitchen, large dining areas, BBQ, Spa, Heated Pool and tennis court.

Contact us today for more information on Outdoor Education Programmes.
P: 0800 225 462
info@castlerockadventure.co.nz
www.castlerockadventure.co.nz


Hands On History

Lakes District Museum and Gallery
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Lakes District Museum and Gallery Arrowtown

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.

Tel: 03 442 0317
Fax: 03 442 0835

info@handsonhistory.co.nz

www.handsonhistory.co.nz


Kokako Lodge – Auckland

Kokako Lodge is nestled in the Hunua Falls Regional Park 30 minutes from Papakura, South Auckland.

We have bunk room and marae style sleeping for 98 and partner with HFC (Hunua Falls Camp) next door (with a further 120 bunks) giving us a capacity for 200 students at any one time.

Within our camp we have quality high ropes, abseiling, archery and team building games as well as having a Music Room with piano, electric drums, bass and acoustic guitars. We have a large and new commercial kitchen for self or contract catering.

Just outside our gates (walking distance) we operate kayaking and water activities on the Hunua Falls and multiple streams and rivers in the area. We run day and overnight bush tramps and offer education (plants you can eat). There are a multitude of authentic EOTC opportunities from water quality sampling to other maths and science activities.

We operate a ‘Challenge by Choice’ model for personal development, support Spoken Word (and Reflection Journals) and our Kaupapa is, “I am Me – I am Worthwhile”.

P: 09 292 4349

Office@KokakoLodge.org.nz

www.KokakoLodge.org.nz


NZ Surf Academy

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

P: 09 434 3843
M: 027 734 4877

surf@oneillsurfacademy.co.nz

www.nzsurfacademy.co.nz


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

office@pacificpark.co.nz

www.pacificpark.co.nz


Snowplanet

Life’s more fun on Snowplanet
Auckland

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

info@snowplanet.co.nz

www.snowplanet.co.nz


The Red Boats

Most Popular Party Fishing and Cruising boats in Auckland.

For Schools our DOC -Licensed vessels specialise in: 

  • Educational Cruises tailored for students of all ages.
  • Fun activities for wider learning and activity weeks
  • Ferry transport to the Motutapu Island Outdoor Ed Centre
  • Transport to Motuihe Island for tree planting activities and conservation work.
  • Loads of room in our cargo hold for luggage and camping gear.
    PLUS
  • Social Cruises & Fishing Trips for Staff Social Clubs, Functions & Parties.

Ph 0800 Redboats 
or go to

www.theredboats.co.nz


YHA New Zealand

New Zealand Youth Hostel Accommodation & Travel

Enquire about your group needs today

YHA offers group accommodation all over New Zealand.
We’re a top pick for schools, international students, sports teams, tramping and cycling groups amongst many others. Whatever your group’s size or interests, we can look after your group!
– Convenient locations
– Safe and secure hostels
– Designated Groups Coordinators
– We can help you coordinate transport and activities 
– Breakfast from only $10 per person at select locations
– Self-catering facilities with fully equipped kitchens 
– Everything from sheets to spoons included to make your stay easy
– Accommodation options from dormitories to private rooms
– Great group rates and quality budget accommodation

Freephone: 0800 278 299

groups@yha.co.nz

www.yha.co.nz/schools