Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre is set among the forests and native bush in the foothills of the Tararua Ranges, 1.5 hours from central Wellington, or 45 minutes from Palmerston North.Challenge yourself. Stretch your boundaries and conquer your fears in our safe outdoor environment with our industry qualified instructors. “Become comfortable being uncomfortable.” Discover how much more you can be; learn persistence, resilience, & stretch your boundaries. Decrease anxiety by challenging yourself in a controlled and safe environment.
Makahika OPC is a certified Adventure Activities Provider for the Award. Makahika OPC provides all components of the Adventurous Journey Training and Adventurous Journey programme.
Annually, over 1600 students participate in training programmes; group sizes vary to accommodate your needs; 5 to 120 students; 2–5-day programmes; combinations of both training and practice journeys can be undertaken.
Locations are flexible – our instructors travel to a location of your choice, or you can bring students to Makahika OPC in the base of the Tararua Ranges, near Levin.
The Kaweka’s, Rimataka & Tararua Ranges, Abel Tasman, Egmont-Taranaki and locations nationally to meet your needs.
Vision | Te Whāinga Matua
Working in difficult environments, under extreme multiple pressures, has become our norm. Few master the art of leading well in these conditions.
Join our world-class team of facilitators and instructors for two days of challenge, fun, and deep insights – leave inspired and engaged with your ‘leadership tool-belt’ better equipped.
Decrease anxiety, depression, and dysfunctional relationships.
Identify strengths, opportunities; grow your next generation of young leaders
Know when to be curious. Potential outcomes for your students:
- increased resilience & decreased anxiety
- new found independence
- patience with others
- increased self-management
- a new understanding of how much more they can be
Purpose | Te Koronga
Challenge yourself. Stretch your boundaries and conquer your fears in our safe outdoor environment with our industry qualified instructors.
“Become comfortable being uncomfortable.”