Outdoor Education

New Zealand provides an extraordinary choice of settings beyond the classroom where students can experience the challenge of outdoor environments that contrast significantly to their own. With a strong maritime tradition, a wide range of geographical features, a favourable year-round climate and a reputation as being the adventure capital of the world, New Zealand offers the perfect environment to integrate coursework with practical experience. Students improve skills, gain knowledge and learn values, creating positive and respectful relationships with their peers, their teachers, and the environment.

Gefen Travel understands how to utilise our incomparable environment to design an unparalleled experiential learning experience for your group, working within the framework of your curriculum requirements and your desired outcomes. Tours are flexible and can comprise of skills training, professional instruction, practical experience, field trips, contests and challenges, facility tours and guest speakers. Contact us to discuss how we can create a customised touring experience for your group.


Incorporating the unique maritime and subtropical rainforest environments of New Zealand’s ‘Winterless North’, the Northern Outdoor Education Experience features a stimulating and exciting array of outdoor activities, with the benefit of excellent proximity to Auckland.


Incorporating the unique geothermal, wilderness, lake and mountain environments of New Zealand’s central North Island, the Volcanic Plateau Education Experience features a challenging array of outdoor activities, in a unique and remarkable environment.