What you'll do
7.30am pick you up from where you request to be picked up from. We will drive to the start point of the Mt Richardson track where there is a picnic area by a stream where the wildlife sometimes hangs out. We will stop for a short morning tea break before setting off. Gear up and Go! You will experience a mystic scene through the forest. listening to the sounds of tui and bellbird if they are in the mood to sing. Embrace the smell of the fresh trees and mosses. When we reach the Mt Richardson summit it’s time for a selfie and lunchtime. Then we make our way back to the van and aim to have you back to the city before 6 pm. Weekday: We can accommodate up to 7 people per trek. Weekend : We can accommodate up to 10 people per trek.
HEY ADVENTURER! I am a qualified Outdoor Education Guide. I began tramping when I was 12 years old and fell in love with the essence of adventure. I had finally found an outlet in life where I was able to retreat from city life and rest my mind. The fact is many of us forget that we are natural beings we came from nature. Being immersed in nature has been scientifically proven to improve spiritual, mental and physical health. Would you like to escape the hustle and bustle of city life into lush forests with singing birds and pristine naturally filtered spring waters that tastes like the scent of the forest? I trained for two years specializing in White Water Rafting, White Water Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Ecology, Geology, Tramping, and Navigation. My main priority is YOU and YOUR safety. What are you waiting for?
Lunch will be provided please make us aware of dietary requirements day before the trip if you have any. . Some snacks will…
X2 water bottles supplied.
We will provide transport and pick you up from your required destination. Please enquire if you are over 40kms out of CHCH.
We do have some spare tramping gear available such as packs, clothing, rainwear, boots etc. please enquire beforehand.
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Where you'll be
Full day trip including a 2hour scenic drive of through Porter's Pass and Castle hill 4hr walk. The Craigieburn Range offers you the chance to see the sights of Castle Hill on the way. This was where Narnia and some of the Lord of the Rings was filmed. Goes through lush picturesque Forest with a range of native trees and mosses. There are no other companies that I am aware of that are guiding this particular track.
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Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. You have to have a reasonable amount of fitness to be able to walk for up to 4hrs on terrain. I have ONE child’s backpack for an under two year old TO FIT…
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
This activity is weather permitting I will offer a refund if we do not go because of the weather. Please bring 1x spare clothing. Be aware there may be no toilet you may have to “go bush”
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