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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Bronze Qualifying Adventurous Journey – Crosbies Hut

2 Days Coromandel Forest Park

If you have already completed your training, this is a great option to complete your Adventurous Journey for your Bronze Award for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award.

This 2-day trip will take you into the Coromandel Forest Park and up to the Crosbies Hut. There will be approximately 6+hours of purposeful activity each day (this will included tramping/camping/cooking).

Expect to learn plenty of new, practical skills, discover more about the natural world, and have fun in a safe, friendly – but challenging – environment. Our experienced instructors are passionate outdoor educators who have your safety and well-being at the top of their priorities.

Day 1
Gear check, travel to the Coromandel, walk the carpark to Crosbies Hut, camp craft, debrief and route plan for the next day. Crosbies Hut was built in 2010 and offers panoramic views of the Coromandel Main Range. Read more here.

Day 2
Walk from Crosbies Hut back to the carpark, debrief, travel back to Rotorua.


  • Day 1 - Gear Check /Travel to Coromandel / Carpark to Crosbies Hut / Camp Craft/Debrief / route plan
  • Day 2 - Crosbies Hut to carpark / Debrief / Travel back to Rotorua


  • Overnight trip in Central North Island venue
  • Tent or Backcountry Hutt accommodation provided.
  • Transportation provided.
  • Qualified Instructor / Assessor - small groups 1-10
  • Equipment provided if required - Packs / Tents / Cookers / Jackets
  • Team Building and Leadership skills
  • Environmental Stewardship
$300 per person

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Note: There are participant restrictions to run this trip.
Maximum: 20