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Looking for an activity that will motivate your students through cultural and an adventure based activity, look no further email us now

Whether you are a school within the Waiariki region or wishing to visit the Bay of Plenty area, we can discuss your needs.

We offer:

  • four hour programme with workshops or a two hour waka experience
  • Water activities and resources that include: Waka ama W6,W4,W3,W2 or W1,
  • Waka kopapa (single Hull canoe)
  • Waka tangata (24 seater canoe)
  • Waka hourua (12 to 48 seater canoe)

We can create a programme of learning to achieve specific outcomes

Education3Imagine a cultural experience that your students feel engaged to contribute to in a positive environment. We are creative and connected in our community to design a variety of learning activities for fun with positive outcomes in a cultural experience unique in Rotorua.

Programmes can be tailored to Primary through to Tertiary.

Looking for accommodation packages within your budget requirements.

  • Our fourteen years of coordinating: Noho marae and Risk Management procedures and relationships within the areas of accommodation are worth a conversation to have now.
  • Accommodation ranges from Marae through to Self-Contained accommodation.

Whether you are an Educational providers from out of the district, or within you need to make us your first point of contact.

Waikato River Package (Day Tour)

Experience the mighty Waikato River like you’ve never seen it before. Up close and personal, not many if any will get to experience this package. Learn about the facts and Fall in love with the raw power of Huka Falls and immerse your senses

Nature’s Spectacular Beauty

Take a more serene path and take in the thermal wonders along the Waikato River and through the spectacular Tutukau Gorge.

See the pristine water at its very best as it begins its journey to the Tasman ocean. Take in the abundant bird life, pine forests, steaming volcanic river banks and trout feeding areas on your way down to Orakei Korako; one of New Zealand’s most popular geothermal attractions.

With options to walk around this magnificent thermal reserve allowing you to see boiling mud, geysers and silica terraces.

Or try maneuvering your way through a number of narrow crevasses, climbing boulders, and wading through warm waist deep water to emerge in stunning native New Zealand bush.

Immerse yourself as a kaitiaki (guardian) in the environment and take the opportunity to soak up the ambiance while relaxing in the thermal waters of a naturally heated bathing pool.

Waikato River tour includes:

  • Two-possible venues
  • Unique stories of local Māori history
  • Magnificent views
  • Great photo opportunities.

Noho Package tour can includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Maori Concert and Hangi
  • Soak in the Wairakei Mineral Pools
  • Huka Falls and Taupo Rock Carvers Journeys (Weather permitting)

Packages quoted on request.

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