Bushcraft & Navigation Courses

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+64 3 329 9076

Here at OENZ, we deliver a comprehensive range of bush craft, navigation and survival courses.

2 Day Bush Craft & Navigation Course

bush craft and navigation course
2-day bushcraft & navigation course.

Our 2-day bush craft & navigation course looks at trip planning, NZ weather, packing and gear requirements for extended trips. But the focus is learning how to navigate using topographic maps.

3 Day Navigation, Bush Craft & River Crossing  Course

Bush and river safety courses with OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
3-day bushcraft, navigation river crossing course

Our 3-day navigation, bushcraft and river crossing course include everything in our 2-day course. Plus a full day of river crossing training on day three.  On this course, you will learn all the skills you need to go multi-day tramping in New Zealand safely.

5-Day Advanced Navigation & Survival

Survival and bushcraft courses
5-day Advance Navigation & Survival course

Our 5-day advanced navigation and survival course includes a range of bush skills. The course all aspects of advanced tramping skills and includes in-depth weather education.


6-Day Advanced Navigation, Survival & River Crossing

bush craft courses with OENZ
6-day bush course

Our 6-day advanced navigation, survival & river crossing course is the best way to build on your basic tramping skills. This course includes river crossing as well as advanced map & compass navigation techniques.

7-Day Bush Craft Course

7-day bush course

Our 7-day bushcraft course is the most in-depth bush course available in New Zealand. In this course, we cover navigation, bushcraft, survival, weather and walking skills. This is a must-do course for anyone looking to build foundation skills in New Zealand outdoors.


Private Training

Man on Mountain doing Bushcraft course
Private bushcraft training.

Tailored bush training for individuals or small groups. Work on specific skills or replicate one of our standard courses at a time that suits you. for more information about private training please click here.


Consolidation Trips

Consolidation trip

Put your and bush skills to the test on this bushcraft consolidation trip. Supported by one of our friendly instructors, this 3-day trip plan explores Arthurs Pass. Click here to find out more information about bush consolidation trips.


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