Go Wild (in Nature!)

The Go Wild programme is designed for our younger adventurers and involves 5 days of action, nature immersion and outdoor exploration.

Whilst exploring, Go Wild adventurers will go on a nature connection journey that will not only build their confidence it will nurture a passion for environmental protection. The programme includes active, playful and ‘wild’ adventures that establish a connection to nature that tamariki can keep building on for a lifetime. 

Whilst being immersed in nature our young adventurers will explore how they can not only restore nature, but also be restored by nature.

The Go Wild in Nature holiday programme will include a variety of mini outdoor adventures depending on the time of year. These may include:

  • An introduction to bush skills
  • Navigation skills
  • Cooking in the outdoors
  • A range of adventurous outdoor activities
  • Fun Whenua Iti Outdoors (WIO) challenges & games

The 5 day programme of adventure focuses on different nature elements including; ngahere (forest), takutai (coast), whenua (land), and awa (river), along the way tamariki will explore how as individuals we can best look after these taonga (treasures). The Go Wild programme activities vary depending on the time of year.

Each Go Wild adventurer will leave with their minds connected to nature, with happy hearts, new friendships and tired edgesCheck out our latest adventures on Facebook and Instagram.

Safety First

Safety is paramount at Whenua Iti Outdoors, we are an accredited provider of Adventure Activities with Worksafe NZ. WIO is an educational, not for profit charitable trust, we have been operating for over 30 years and we love working with young people! Learn more about our safety systems.  

Whenua Iti Outdoors has been an inspiration for 30 years offering people of all ages an insight into the outdoors and the tools to help personal growth and development.
– Hon. Damien O’Connor

Related Holiday Programmes

Further resources

| Holiday & Award Programmes | Download our brochure

| Safety First | Find out more about our safety policies

| FAQs | Find answers to most commonly asked questions

| Experiential Learning | Find out more about the philosophy that underpins our programmes

Key Components:

  • Adventure
  • Environment
  • Nature Connection

Open to:

7 - 10 yr olds


5 days (9am - 3pm)


A week of day-programmes


Motueka & surrounding wilderness areas


$350 pp
Additional Costs If Required:
$75 pp – transport fee
Transport may be available from Richmond or Gardner Valley, please ask about this service on enquiry. (Min number applies) 



Mon 8th – Fri 12th July (5 Days)
Mon 15th – Fri 19th July (5 Days)
Mon 30th Sept – Fri 4th Oct (5 Days)
Mon 7th Oct – Fri 11th Oct (5 Days)

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Participants need to attend the full week, single day bookings are not available.
Payment plans are available.


Qualified Instructors

You're in safe hands. Our friendly & highly professional instructors are all industry qualified for a wide range of activities.


NZQA Qualified and NCEA Aligned

We are NZQA accredited, can offer NCEA Level 1-3 assessments and all programmes align with the NZ Curriculum key competencies.


Safety Accredited

We put safety first. We are a registered provider of Adventure Activities with Worksafe NZ, and are Safety audit certified with OutdoorsMark.

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