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Covid-19 Guidelines

To meet government guidelines, all visitors and customers will be required to give information and/or present their My Vaccine Pass (MVP) through our booking process, at Check-in or when visiting the facility. Any person who cannot present an MVP will not be allowed to enter the premises nor participate in any activity. 

Please note that students attending as part of an EOTC activity with a registered school, are exempt from this requirement.

If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms prior to your visit or activity, please stay home and call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice about getting tested. You will be eligible for a reschedule of your activity or a full refund.

For more information, click here.

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Whitewater Kayaking Programmes

Get your students paddling with confidence and skill in a whitewater environment. These sessions are ideal for outdoor education or physical education classes either looking to develop new skills, or improving and progressing their established skills in preparation for a camp or river trip.

Session duration ranges from 1-2 hours depending on your needs and availability. 

We can co-develop a program to suit your individual needs or curriculum requirements. 

  • Minimum age is 8 years old, however these programs are recommended for Year 11-13 students.

Skills

This is an indication of possible skills covered:

  • Wet Exits (safely exiting from a kayak)
  • Basic Paddle Strokes
  • Advanced Paddle Strokes
  • Kayak Roll
  • River Running Techniques
  • Understanding of River Features 
  • Understanding of River Hazards

Equipment

  • PFD (Personal Flotation Device)
  • Helmet
  • Paddle
  • Sprayskirt
  • Whitewater Kayak
  • Wetsuit (available for hire, please enquire upon booking)

Please note that Friday's & Saturday's are not available to book in December.

Terms and Conditions

  • Please click here to review the terms and conditions of the white water park before booking.

CONTACT

Get in touch with our team today to discuss the programme that best suits you and your students' needs. When submitting your enquiry, please answer the following questions: 

  1. How old are your students?
  2. How many students?
  3. What is your learning outcome (unit standard, achievement standard etc)?
  4. What kayaking experience do the students have?
  5. What skills do you want the programme to cover?
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