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Pure Exploration

Adventure Guide and Travel Programs

Introduction

Based in the adventure capital of the world - Queenstown, Pure Exploration's New Zealand Adventure Guide Program is one of a kind.

Whether you're seeking personal growth or aiming for a career in the outdoor industry, the Adventure Guide Program offers the perfect blend of adventure, outdoor experiences and cultural exploration.

Experience the otherworldly landscapes of New Zealand with visits to iconic locations like Queenstown, Wānaka, Fiordland National Park, Aoraki Mt. Cook National Park, Mt. Aspiring National Park and more!

The New Zealand Adventure Guide Program was literally life changing! Not only was it a ton of fun, but we learned a lot, setting us up nicely to jump right into a job in the outdoor adventure industry. I’m leaving the program with bush leader and rock leader qualifications and an awesome new group of friends!"

Erin Good, United States.

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Outdoor Instructor programme

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Outdoor Instructor programme

If you are looking to become an outdoor instructor and kickstart your career, this 28 week Outdoor Instructor Program is designed for you. Learning the fundamentals of hiking, and rock climbing while gaining logbook hours in the outdoors and refining your group facilitation skills will see you fast track your way to an exciting outdoor career.
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Training
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Duration:
28 weeks
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NZ Adventure guide programme

Pure Exploration

NZ Adventure guide programme

Under the guidance of highly experienced and certified instructors, you'll gain a wide array of outdoor skills. The program includes progressive modules in rock climbing, hiking, bushcraft and outdoor first aid. With small group sizes, you�ll benefit from real-world experiences, ensuring you gain the confidence and expertise needed to lead your own adventures. Beyond technical skills, the program emphasises leadership, teamwork and transformative travel opportunities.
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Qualification:
Training
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Duration:
12 weeks
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Work and Train programme

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Work and Train programme

The program is broken up into two blocks; block one is outdoor training and block two is work experience. Throughout the outdoor training block you will learn specific hiking skills, technical rock climbing skills and outdoor group management skills. During the work experience block you will be working with a local adventure tourism company in a fully paid position, where you will put your skills to use in the industry.
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Qualification:
Short Course
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Duration:
24 weeks
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IntakeDates:
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