Do something different,
Do something good,
Make a long-lasting difference.
Why should you get involved?
Step outside, change your environment and do something different for your team building exercise, training day, social club event, incentive prize or whatever corporate event or activity you normally do. It will be good fun, make you feel alive, improve everyone’s communication and problem-solving skills, and leave you and your team with the feeling of satisfaction that you have made a genuine and long-lasting conservation impact on our local wildlife and environment.
What can you do?
We have a range of all year-round activities with prices starting from only $65 per person and are also very happy to tailor our options to suit your needs around fitness levels, number of participants, accommodation, food, meeting equipment etc.
Feel free to call us or email us for more details.
- Penguin colony tours
- Sea-kayaking safaris
- Building penguin houses and predator traps
- Planting native trees
- Overnight farm stay in the penguin colony
- Wine and food taste tour of Akaroa
- Experience Akaroa Package
Summaries of our recommended options
1. Help our Little Penguin/Korora
Join us on our conservation journey and help us out with some of the ongoing work. May it be monitoring of penguin nesting sites, building of predator traps or houses for penguins and other native wildlife, you will leave knowing that you have made a real difference.
2. Leave some roots
Step back in time and discover what New Zealand use to look like with a short hike through prehistoric native habitat with 400-hundred-year-old beech trees, immense tree ferns, rocky outcrops and take the time to sit by babbling brooks.
Have your team involved in actively regenerating our newly established “Mable Hope reserve” by planting their own unique tree, getting their hands in the soil, learning all about our unique ecology and reconnecting with nature.
3. Evening penguin tour
Observe penguins in the wild on this evening adventure. A wonderful option for people who wish to take part in our monitoring program and learn more, in depth, about our conservation efforts giving you great insight into the life of a penguin.
4. Sea-kayaking safari
Explore Pohatu marine reserve and marvel at the volcanic creation of Banks Peninsula with towering cliffs, reefs and deep sea-caves. Gently paddle along the coastline and encounter unique wildlife, from Little penguins, Hector’s dolphins, Fur seals and marine bird colonies.
With stable double sea-kayaks this is the perfect activity to develop team-building skills.
5. Hike and Sea kayak combo.
A full day activity including hiking, sea-kayaking and lunch.
Start with a hike down through an ancient red beech tree forest reserve with many waterfalls and native birds along the way. Once at there, enjoy a nice break with lunch with a view. Afterward, we take your team out on the water and get them paddling to discover the outer-coast of Banks peninsula and marine reserve to experience the abundant wildlife of the area.
6. 24/48-hour overnight farm stay
Enjoy all of what Pohatu has to offer by spending a night (or two) in a tranquil environment with no distraction from technology. Back to basic, it will be you and your team talking and sharing some real moments.
7. Wine and local produces tour
Open your taste buds to Akaroa local produces and discover what makes them so unique and award-winning produces. Olive oil, Cheeses, Smoke salmon, Pates and more.
8. Experience Akaroa Package
Sit back and relax and discover Banks Peninsula from the sea to the land with a harbour cruise, wine and local produces tasting to finish the day sitting by the water with an aperitif at Ma Maison restaurant.