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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Bronze Super Camp – Rotorua Lakes

3 Days Rotorua Lakes
Training & Practice Trip

Our Bronze Super Camp is our recommended way of completing your training and practice journey for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Bronze Award – all in one go.

This Super Camp takes you on a three day adventure, primarily around the Rotorua Lakes, with a day trip at one of the lakes. Each day 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, navigation training, navigation practical at Humphries Bay, camp craft, debrief and route plan for the next day.

Day 2
Off track navigation skills at Tarawera Falls and the Outlet, debrief and route plan for the next day. Tarawera Falls is a spectacular waterfall where water surges out of a fissure in a high cliff face. Read more here

Day 3
Tarawera Trail day trip, debrief, travel back to Rotorua.


  • Day 1 - Gear Check / Navigation Training / Navigation Practical (Humphries Bay) / Camp Craft/ Debrief / route plan
  • Day 2 - Off track Navigation Skills (Tarawera Falls and Outlet) / Debrief / Route plan
  • Day 3 - Mt Urchin Day Trip / Debrief / Travel Back to Rotorua


  • In depth Navigation / Route Planning training theory (classroom based)
  • In depth Navigation / Route Planning training practical (in field training) Overnight trip Rotorua Lakes
  • Tent or Backcountry Hut accommodation provided.
  • Transportation provided.
  • Qualified Instructor / Assessor - small groups 1-10
  • Equipment provided if required - Packs / Tents / Cookers / Jackets
  • Basic First Aid and Emergency Procedures
$360 per person

Need to know more?

Please feel free to send us a message and we will come back to you.

Note: There are participant restrictions to run this trip.
Maximum: 50