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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Silver Qualifying Adventurous Journey – Mangamate Track

3 Days Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park
QUALIFYING TRIP

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

This 3-day trip will take you to the Central Whirinaki Hut and Mangamate Hut in Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park. There will be approximately 7 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, river crossing and outdoor survival skills.

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

Day 1
Gear check, River Road Carpark to Central Whirinaki Hut, camp craft, debrief and route plan for the day ahead. The route takes us along the Mangamate Loop Track which covers a range of track types including multiple river crossing. Read more here.

Day 2
Central Whirinaki Hut to Mangamate Hut, debrief and route plan for the next day

Day 3
Mangamate Hut to River Road Carpark, debrief and travel back to Rotorua.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gear Check /River Road Carpark to Central Whirinaki Hut / Camp Craft/Debrief / route plan
  • Day 2 - Central Whirinaki Hut to Mangamate Hut / Debrief / Route plan
  • Day 3 - Mangamate Hut to River Road Carpark / 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
$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

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