Outdoor Training Courses

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+64 3 329 9076

Here at OENZ, we offer a range of outdoor training courses for the general public as well as courses for outdoor instructors and guides. Click on the activity you’re interested in to find out more information.



Alpine courses from complete beginner to advanced technical mountaineering courses Click here for more info.


Avalanche course
Avalanche Courses

Backcountry avalanche and avalanche awareness courses for walkers, climbers, and backcountry enthusiasts. Click here for more info.

Bushcraft & Navigation

Navigation and bush craft courses
Navigation and bushcraft courses

Bush and navigation courses for everyone from first-time bushwalkers to avid trampers adventure racers. Click here for more info.

Rock Climbing

Outdoor training courses
Rock climbing courses

Have a go outdoor climbing or extend your climbing skills on a Christchurch local course or a longer expedition style climbing adventure.  Click here for more info.

River Safety

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River Crossing course

Complete a one-day river crossing course in Arthurs Pass National park or Christchurch. Click here for more info. Click here for more info.

Sea Kayak Courses

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Sea Kayak courses

Learn to sea kayak this summer on a beginner, intermediate or advanced sea kayak course. Click here for more information.

Hunting Courses

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Hunting courses

Interested in learning to hunt in New Zealand or refining your shooting or hunting skills. Click here to find out more about a range of hunting courses.

Weather Course

Weather training course
New Zealand Weather Course

A 4-part weather course delivered over 4 weeks. Learn how to interpret New Zealand weather forecasts and forecast your own weather by reading the clouds.

Te Araroa Trail Training

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Te Araroa Trail Training

Specific training recommendations for people planning on attempting the Te Araroa Trail or similar long-distance hiking trips.

Adventure race training

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Adventure race training

Planning on taking on an adventure race or looking for some specific training for you and your team? we can give you the edge over the competition when it comes to of track navigation and other specified technical adventure racing skills. Click here for more details.

Custom Courses

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Custom Courses

We can customise a training course for you that covers what’s most important to you. Click here for more info.

Private Training

Private training
Private Training

Individuals & groups can organise private training at any time of year for almost any activity. Click here for more info.


Travelling to one of our outdoor training courses?

Get in touch with our office staff if you are travelling from outside Christchurch. Our friendly team can help with vehicle pickups and drop-offs to Christchurch airport and/or your accommodation.

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Phone: +64 3 329 9076                                Email: [email protected]