Bring your ākonga along to see the maunga in a totally different light.

From $30.00 per student
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What do glowworms, wētā and batman have in common? Yes, you’re more likely to see them when it’s dark! We are now offering educational night walks.

Curriculum links:Science, Local Curriculum, Social Sciences, Health and Physical Education
Suitable for:Best suited to age 8 and above.
Minimum number of students10
Maximum number of students1 class 
Approximate Duration:90 mins
Cost of Teachers and Teacher AidesFree
Equipment needed:Each student will need a torch, suitable footwear and warm clothing.


While there are no guarantees, things that we may come across on a night walk include:
  • Huge spiders boasting a variety of webs
  • Cave wētā leaping across the track
  • Fluorescent lichen
  • Titiwai/glowworms
  • Stargazing opportunities from atop the tower
  • A glimpse of koura/crayfish in the Rātā Tack pond
  • The calls of ruru/morepork and kākā returning for the night
  • If you're incredibly lucky then maybe the calls of kiwi nearby


Let us know what your class is learning about and how we can help by tailoring our night walk to meet your needs!


Contact us to enquire or book - [email protected]

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