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Caving

Entry LevelPhysically fit, bold at heart.
Duration1 day
Time8:45am – 3:00pm
LocationRotokauri Campus Hub
Total Cost $110 per student
DatesPlease email if you would like to set up a date in 2020 for the above STAR course.

Unit

Title

Level

Credit

448

Experience a caving trip

1

1

 


What's it all about?

Prepare for a day of adventure in a wild cave. We will be exploring one of the entrances in the Gardner's Gut system in Waitomo. A short bush walk followed by a descent into the cave. It will include some rope work, occasional squeezes, walking through stream ways and viewing some truly stunning formations.

Star experience includes Unit Standards

A student must attend for the whole day. Your school will be invoiced on the number of students booked to attend.

What to bring/wear?

You will need:

  • Thermals and a light. (preferably a headtorch)
  • A change of clothes and a towel
  • Morning tea, lunch and a drink
  • Overalls and gumboots are good but not essential

Wintec will provide:

  • Helmets
  • Transport to and from the venue

Note: We will require student enrolment forms prior to the course.

Ready to book

Students - please talk to your Careers Advisor as you need to book through your school.

Please note: If your students wish to be booked into a STAR offering Unit Standards a copy of the KAMAR print out for ID and proof of NSN number MUST be scanned through to star@wintec.ac.nz or Natalie.Freeman@wintec.ac.nz.

Careers advisors please go to the Booking Form to book.