April 15th-17th 2019, 9am-3.30pm daily

Monday 15th

River Adventure – Orari river (Students 8 years and above)                                Cost: $40

We will spend the day at the Orari river swimming hole learning about river safety skills. This includes river crossing, features, strainer swimming, throw-bagging, swimming in the river and generally having fun on the water. Students will be geared up in 5mm wetsuits, along with helmets/lifejackets and splash jackets – but need to bring shoes that can get wet and a change of clothes.

Minimum numbers: 10 students

Tuesday 16th

Emily Falls Walk/Abseil (Students 8 years and above)                                                        Cost: $50

Based in Peel forest scenic reserve, the student start by bushwalking in to the waterfall, learning about the environment along the way. On arrival the students will learn how to abseil and then have a go at abseiling off the waterfall.

Minimum numbers: 10 students

Wednesday 17th

Going Bush (Students 8 years and above)                                                                                   Cost: $30

We will spend the day in the bush exploring and doing a range of activities which will include bivvy building, learning about and looking after the environment, stretcher building, search and rescue and fire lighting.  Bring something to cook on the fire for lunch, e.g. pre-cooked sausages and bread, pancakes, corn fritters, damper or you decide.  We will supply some pots and pans if you bring your own eating utensils.

Minimum numbers: 10 students


Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th April

Waimakariri Overnight Raft Trip (Students 8 years and above)                          Cost: $180

This is a chance to raft the beautiful Waimak gorge – the famous Coast to Coast section from Mt White bridge to Woodstock. This is a grade 2 section which is a great journey and would be suitable for families as well. There are some beautiful sites to camp out in the gorge, where you can cook around a campfire, roast marshmellows and have a shared family adventure. Tents/rafting gear is provided.

Meeting us at Peel Forest Outdoor Centre – Transport included. Bring your own food.

Timeframes: 8am Saturday, arriving back by around 5pm Sunday (weather dependent)

Minimum numbers: 12 people, students under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult

Contact us here at: 03 6963832, 027 2626049 (Julie Grant – Operations) or email us at if you are keen to join us for a registration form.

Please let us know by 12th April which days you would like to join us. Spaces are limited so book your spot.