The Great Outdoor Summer Events Programme
Download a printable version right here: Great Outdoor Summer Events Programme 2014.
Escape with us this summer.......
Explore the regional parks and forests on your doorstep with Greater Wellington's Great Outdoors Summer Events programme. We offer more than 50 events, set in some of the region's most spectacular landscapes.
Nearly all events are within one hour's drive of Wellington city and hosted by people that know the area well.
To see more information about the events:
Bookings and information
What to bring
Weather conditions can change quickly. Always take a backpack with a waterproof jacket, warm clothes, tramping boots or strong lace-up shoes, water and a picnic lunch and/or snacks. On trips longer than two hours take thermal leggings, a long-sleeved top, warm hat and gloves. Always take a sun hat and sunscreen. The parks contain fresh air - please be smokefree.
Visit the Adventuresmart website to get tips, advice and links to help keep you safe in the great outdoors.
Cancellations are posted on the Breeze(94.1FM) . Cancellation messages on the day will be left on the bookings officer's phone after 7:30am. No refunds will be givem for non-attendance. An administraion fee will apply to all refunds, other than events that are cancelled.
Plan your trip by visiting Metlink at metlink.org.nz and using the online journey planner or call 0800 801 700. Look for the PT symbol for events that are accessible by public transport.
Where you see this symbols, spot prizes will be provided by Dwight Outdoors. Visit their website to check out their great range of outdoor equipment and clothing.