New Zealand Educational Tours
tailor your experience with personalised commentaries and arrange timings to
best meet your main interests within the time available.
On most days of
the year hundreds walk in the region. The nearby lakes are used for
skiing, fishing, rowing and of course
mountains are frequented by snow skiers
and hunters. Flying activities include
seeing from planes, helicopters, gliders and
began seriously here when climbers were scrambling to be the first to climb Mt Cook, the highest of
the Alps. Despite international attempts, a local Timaru plumber took the honour on
Christmas Day 1897.
Today, hundreds of enthusiasts now visit the zone to test and
develop their mountaineering skills and enjoy the exhilaration of the mountains. Sadly
too, many perish due to the unseen dangers.
visitors receive a close encounter with the mountains and
visit a school of mountaineering or talk with other recreational enthusiasts.
Other recreational adventures can be arranged if time is available.
you there -
walking, mountaineering, flying, skiing