New Zealand Schools (Overseas groups: add these modules to your itinerary!)

Learning Journeys specialises in EOTC for secondary students and we’ve worked with New Zealand and overseas schools for 20 years. Let us carry some of the load for you and plan, organise and facilitate your field trip. Choose from a range of Level 4 to 8 Science and Geography programmes and rediscover the meaning of spare time!

We make it easy for you to:

  • Build quality EOTC into your programmes.
  • Create increased interest in key curriculum areas.
  • Give your students an appreciation of real life applications.
  • Provide insight into further education and career possibilities.
  • Bring your students in contact with key players in your field.
  • Promote a sense of wonder at our amazing environment and engagement with the issues we face.
  • Build your students' sense of social responsibility and involvement in community service.


Get to know New Zealand’s endangered marine and bird life. 1 -3 days at Goat Island Marine Reserve and or Tiritiri Matangi Island

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Coastal Erosion


A topical context to examine natural and cultural processes and their interaction. 1 day

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Extreme Natural Events - Flooding

Extreme Natural Events | Flooding

Analyse the impacts and management of New Zealand’s most common extreme natural event. One day

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Extreme Natural Events - Volcanoes

Extreme Natural Events | Volcanoes

The eruption of Mt. Tarawera in 1886 provides the opportunity to analyse the event and the human response. 1 day
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Forest Ecology

Forest ecology

Sub-tropical rainforest – our very own jungle. 1 day in upper North Island forest

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Geothermal Chemistry

Geothermal Chemistry

Real practical chemistry outside the classroom. 1 or 2 days in the Rotorua area

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Gold Mining

Gold mining

An insight into gold-mining technologies past and present including environmental impact mitigation. 1 day

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Marine Science, New Zealand

Marine Science

Understand the issues and challenges facing our marine environment -includes a day trip to Poor Knights Marine Reserve. 2 days
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Mud flat ecology, New Zealand

Mud flat ecology

Mud glorious mud…a rich and diverse ecosystem (1 day in the Auckland, Tauranga, Whakatane or Raglan areas)
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Natural Landscapes, New Zealand

Natural Landscapes - Taupo - Tongariro

Tongariro National Park is a stunning location to investigate the interaction of volcanic, erosional and climatic processes. 2- 4 days
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Our young nation, New Zealand

History of a nation

Three days in Auckland and Northland to understand the historical development of our multicultural nation. 3 days
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Paper, New Zealand


A noisy, smelly but intriguing insight into industrial chemistry – Kawerau Paper Mill. 1 day
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Rangitoto Island, New Zealand

Rangitoto Island

A World Heritage volcano and recent wild-life reserve. Accessible and fascinating. 1 day
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Sustainable Use of an Environment

Sustainable Use of an Environment

With dairy farming NZ’s number one export earner there’s a compelling incentive for farmers to operate sustainably. 1 day.
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Tourism, New Zealand


Examine spatial and temporal patterns in the development of one of New Zealand top income earners. 2 -3 days
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Urban Development, New Zealand

Urban Development

Auckland’s development, past and future, provides a case study to illustrate the link between quality of life and urban design. 1 day
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North Island sample tour for students studying geography in New Zealand

5 day sample tour - North Island

New Zealand's North Island offers active volcanoes, island sanctuaries and immense culture and history for an authentic experience. From the far north where New Zealand’s political history...
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South Island sample geography tour for New Zealand students

6 day sample tour - South Island

The South Island hosts the purest natural landscapes you’ll ever experience. From wildlife to wineries, from glacial valleys to star-filled skies, nature's best flourishes against a palette of dramatic scenes
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