2 DAY NAVIGATION & SURVIVAL BUSHCRAFT – 2 Days December 15, 2018

This is a 2 day navigation & Survival bushcraft course.

2 Day Navigation and Bushcraft course
2 Day Navigation and Bushcraft course


This course focuses on multi-day tramps/hikes in New Zealand. On this course we look at trip planning, NZ weather, packing  and gear requirements for extended trips, and navigation using topographic maps.

This is a popular course for people that are experience day walkers, hunters or people that are part of tramping groups/clubs that would like to up skill or extend their personal knowledge or move onto doing multi day or off track trips.

This course is also suitable for people working towards a NZOIA (new Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association) Bush Leader or Bush1 awards.



This course is delivered  in the Craigieburn Forest Park near Castle Hill Village Village. We meet at 8am in Darfield (approx 40 mins from Christchurch). From darfield we drive into the hills and onto our course location parking at Texas flats, Mt Cheeseman.


See map of course delivery  location

See map of meeting location



Lots of people travel to attend our navigation and bushcraft courses and we like to make it easy. We off a free pick up/drop off service for people for people traveling from out of town from the airport and Christchurch city centre accommodation. Talk to one of our friendly team about our pick-up/drop off service.



Just your backpack, your normal tramping/hiking clothing, a compass and some food. We will send you a detailed gear list once your booking has been processed.

If  you not sure you have everything you need for the course, no need to stress. We have all the gear and equipment  available for you to hire. Just add a note to your booking or give us a call to organize your gear rental in advance.


Field Based Course Highlights

  • Navigating with and without a compass
  • Travelling off-track in simple bush terrain
  • Selecting a suitable campsite
  • Using emergency communication devices
  • Emergency shelters
  • Field weather observations and predictions


Tent accommodation or stay in an bush bivvy/emergency shelter for the night.

*Minimum 4 people needed to run a course

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Course cost

Course Cost: $ NZD

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+64 3 329 9076

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Course Timing

8:00am to 4:00pm