Nature and adventure incentive experiences

Ten people are enjoying a dinner together, clinking their wine glasses at Boomrock, a function and event venue located in Ohariu, Wellington.
People enjoying a Zealandia twilight tour, surrounded by bush and led by a tour guide.
A group of people leaning against a wooden railing, looking at a giraffe at the Wellington Zoo.
The exterior of Space Place observatory, at night. the stars of the Milky Way are seen above with purple hues.
A helicopter flying over the Wellington Harbour with the city centre visible in the background.
Ten people are enjoying a dinner together, clinking their wine glasses at Boomrock, a function and event venue located in Ohariu, Wellington.

Boomrock

292 Boom Rock Road, Ohariu, Wellington

Located 30 minutes from Wellington, and situated on 8km of stunning untouched coastline with breathtaking views of the South Island, Boomrock is the ultimate adventure experience for groups.

Comprised of three venues, Boomrock offers an action-packed day for up to 200 guests, varying from adrenaline-filled activities to relaxed long lunches. Each venue is purpose-built to suit the activities they offer, including clay bird shooting, Land Rover 4WD experiences, archery and extreme golf with dining areas to suit different-sized groups.

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People enjoying a Zealandia twilight tour, surrounded by bush and led by a tour guide.

Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne

53 Waiapu Road, Karori, Wellington

The world’s first fully fenced ecosanctuary, Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne, is an incredible slice of the wilderness a few minutes’ drive from Wellington’s CBD. Named by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest places in the world, Zealandia’s 225 hectares of regenerating forest and birdlife is a must-visit. The urban sanctuary is responsible for the reintroduction of 18 native species into the region, some of which were previously absent from mainland New Zealand for over 100 years.

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A group of people leaning against a wooden railing, looking at a giraffe at the Wellington Zoo.

Te Nukuao Wellington Zoo

200 Daniell Street, Newtown, Wellington

Set into the hills of the city-fringe suburb of Newtown, Wellington Zoo is a thoroughly modern institution. It leads the way as the first carboNZero-certified zoo in the world.

With 500-plus animals spread across 13 hectares Wellington Zoo may be small by world standards but it’s big on heart, sustainability, welfare, and conservation. Its Close Encounter programme where you get to see animals in close quarters is both educational and memorable.

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The exterior of Space Place observatory, at night. the stars of the Milky Way are seen above with purple hues.

Space Place

40 Salamanca Road, Kelburn, Wellington

Space Place sits on one of the high ridges in Wellington’s Botanic Gardens. Step inside and you’ll learn about planets, galaxies, constellations, and the Southern Hemisphere’s star groups through interactive galleries and exhibits. This state-of-the-art digital experience in the full-dome planetarium is entertaining and educational. Sit back and recline in comfort while you’re taken on a virtual space journey through our solar system and beyond.

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A helicopter flying over the Wellington Harbour with the city centre visible in the background.

Wellington Helicopters

Shed 6, Queens Wharf, Wellington

Treat your group to an exhilarating scenic helicopter flight. There’s no better way to enjoy all that the region has to offer than from the comfort, safety and unique vantage point of a Wellington Helicopters scenic flight.

Centrally located on Queens Wharf, Wellington Helicopters’ specialities include showcasing the wonders of the region by air. With more than 35 years in the business, they are one of New Zealand’s most experienced and safest private aviation companies. GCH Aviation and Wellington Helicopters are Qualmark Gold and hold a diamond safety rating.

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