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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Gold Super Camp – Tongariro National Park

4 Days Tongariro National Park
TRAINING & PRACTICE TRIP

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

This Super Camp takes you on a three day adventure in the Tongariro Northern Circuit in the Tongariro National Park. Each day 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, first aid, camp craft, cooking, team building, leadership skills, environmental stewardship and emergency procedures.

Our experienced instructors are passionate outdoor educators who have your safety and well-being at the top of their priorities.

Day 1
Gear check, then we’ll shuttle into the carpark at Mangatepopo Road before walking to Mangatepopo Hut, Mangatepopo Hut to Oturere Hut, camp craft, debrief and route plan for the day ahead.

Day 2
Oturere Hut to Waihohonu Hut, debrief and route plan for the next day

Day 3
Waihohonu Hut to Whakapapa Village, debrief and travel back to Rotorua.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gear check, then we’ll shuttle into the carpark at Mangatepopo Road before walking to Mangatepopo Hut, Mangatepopo Hut to Oturere Hut, camp craft, debrief and route plan for the day ahead.
  • Day 2 - Oturere Hut to Waihohonu Hut, debrief and route plan for the next day
  • Day 3 - Waihohonu Hut to Whakapapa Village, debrief and travel back to Rotorua

Details

  • In depth Navigation / Route Planning training theory
  • In depth Navigation / Route Planning training practical (in field training)
  • Multi night trip in National Park
  • Tent or Backcountry Hutt 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
  • Equipment Training - Camp Craft and Cooking
  • Team Building and Leadership skills
  • Environmental Stewardship
Price
$400 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

Please note: On occasion camps will not be available to be run at a desired location, for unforeseen reasons. In these circumstances the camp will be run at Rotorua Lakes.

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