THE MAHURANGI EXPERIENCE
OUR TRIP PROGRAMME
NOTE: Costs are estimates only and will vary slightly based on student numbers. A minimum of five students is required for a trip to proceed. All transport is in a mini van (maximum of two vans only).
Parental permission is NOT required as trips are fully supervised by the College International Student Director. Costs include transport, accommodation, food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and ALL activities.
There are no ‘optional extras,’ except for the Bungy and Sky Dive in Queenstown. If tours are prepaid but do not go ahead, costs will be refunded in full to the student.
Introduction to the Warkworth township and our local area, including the Goat Island Marine Reserve and swimming at local beaches Snells Beach and Algies Bay.
TERM ONE - FOUR
Experience and shop at our local Malls. Enjoy a movie at the cinema afterwards.
COST: $30 NZD PER TRIP
TERM ONE AND FOUR
Learn to surf with lessons at Omaha Beach.
COST: $65 NZD PER TERM
TEN PIN BOWLING
TERM ONE - FOUR
Day outing to Ten Pin Bowling and hot pools at Whangaparoa and Waiwera.
COST: $45 NZD PER TRIP
TERM ONE AND THREE:
Cook Straight ferry; Motueka for sea kayaking. Travel the West Coast to Hokitika (Greenstone Factories), Fox Glacier and Haast, to cross the mountains to Lake Wanaka (Puzzling World), Queenstown (optional Sky Dive and or Bungy), Milford Sound cruise, Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook, Kaikoura (Whale Watching).
COST: $1950 NZD PER TOUR
TERM TWO AND FOUR
A three day trip around both the west and east coasts of Northland; to far north at Cape Reinga, Waipoua Kauri Forest to see the giant Kauri tree Tane Mahuta, Hokianga harbour, sand dune ‘surfing,’ fishing expedition on the Bay of Islands at Paihia, or 'Swim with the Dolphins' cruise, glow worm caves at Waiomio.
COST: $550 NZD PER TRIP
TERM TWO AND THREE
A 3 day trip experiencing Rotorua's scenic attractions; Agrodome, gondola and luge rides, Te Puia thermal area (geysers, mud pools) and Maori cultural show, white water rafting on Kaituna River (the world’s largest commercially rafted waterfall!)
COST: $600 NZD PER TRIP
During TERM 4, day outings (surfing, high ropes adventure course, shopping mall for souvenirs, ten pin bowling and thermal hot pools) and two tours will cover the gap between the end of tuition and the end of Term 4, for senior international students not participating in NCEA external exams.