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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Gold Qualifying trip – Tongariro National Park

4 Days Tongariro National Park
QUALIFYING TRIP

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

This 4-day trip will take you into the Tongariro National Park on the Round the Mountain Track.

There will be approximately 8+ hours of purposeful activity each day (this will included tramping/camping/cooking).. You will do a range of on-track and off-track activities designed to extend your knowledge of navigation, team building, leadership skills and environmental stewardship.

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 National Park, walk Whakapapa village to Waihahonu Hut, debrief and route plan for the day ahead.

Day 2
Waihahonu Hut to Rangipo Hut (14.4km), debrief.

Day 3
Rangipo Hut to Mangaturuturu Hut (25.2km), debrief.

Day 4
Mangaturuturu Hut to Whakapapa (20.7km), debrief, travel back to Rotorua

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gear Check/Travel to National Park / Whakapapa village to Waihahonu Hut /Camp Craft/ Debrief / route plan
  • Day 2 - Waihahonu Hut to Rangipo Hut (14.4km) / Debrief
  • Day 3 - Rangipo Hut to Mangaturuturu Hut (25.2km) / Debrief
  • Day 4 - Mangaturuturu Hut to Whakapapa (20.7km)Debrief / Travel back to Rotorua

Details

  • Multi Night 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
Price
$500 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: 20

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