Summer in Queenstown

Queenstown is New Zealand’s most popular holiday destination, so why not come and enjoy a summer of fun, adventure, learning, friendship and connecting with nature. The Southern Hemisphere’s premier lake resort, with an array of accommodation and work options, Queenstown is the perfect place to compliment your Kiwi education journey.


    Join us in the ultimate outdoor classroom for personal growth and a heap of fun as you explore the awe-inspiring mountains, lakes and rivers of Queenstown! 

    Spend this summer in the South Island of New Zealand, gaining confidence to navigate, hike or climb in the outdoors. You’ll even walk away with Pre Hospital Emergency Care First Aid and Swift Water Rescue training and certifications.

    • Hiking AND Rock Climbing in the most scenic mountainscapes!
    • Gain Swift Water Rescue (level 1) training and qualification.
    • Gain PHEC First Aid training and qualification.
    • Six weeks shared accommodation and food allowance.
    • Live, learn, socialise in the adventure capital of the world

    Study and play in New Zealand's Adventure Capital, Queenstown!!!

    This summer, you can improve your English while enjoying activties and re-energize yourself. 

    • Enjoy the best place to study and adventure in New Zealand.
    • Upskill your learning with our Electives classes: Presentation skills, Reporting Writing skills and more.
    • Have Fun activities that only Queenstown can offer: Skydiving, Bungy Jump, Jet-Boat & more. 
    • Re-energize with the beautiful nature of Queenstown, surrounded by Lakes and mountains offering breathtaking walking tracks and outdoor activities.

    New Zealand Summer Program: immersion, conservation projects, adventure travel.

    Our programs are more than simply a travel, time-out or study abroad experience. Each is instead an overland journey of discovery, where students are immersed in a facilitated learning environment, designed to maximise the educational and life skills potential.   

    • All inclusive summer program exploring beaches, mountains, rivers and lakes!
    • Visit the most northern tip of New Zealand, Cape Reinga.
    • Explore Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand.
    • Volunteer conservation projects with the Department of Conservation biodiversity rangers.
    • Experience a picturesque boat cruise through the famous Milford Sound.
  • Ziptrek Ecotours

    Ziptrek Ecotours offer an exhilarating zipline eco-adventure situated 450m (1500ft) above Queenstown. You'll hang out in magnificent treehouses, breathe pristine mountain air and glide through the treetops on a series of ziplines with spectacular views. Your knowledgeable guides will manage everything technical, while you enjoy a thrilling tour with an environmental focus.

    Moa 4-Line Tour - Journey through the forest on four incredible ziplines with stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Remarkables mountain range. 

    Kea 6-Line Tour - Longer and faster than our other tours, descend 30 storeys at speeds of up to 70kph on the world's steepest tree-to-tree zipline! 

    • Specific education program as part of the eco-tour
    • Special student rates are valid throughout the entire summer until March
    • Kea 6-Line Tour - RRP $195 - NAUMAI rate $165
    • Moa 4-Line Tour - RRP $145 - NAUMAI rate $115
  • The Kiwi OE in Queenstown

    Kiwi OE is all about Opportunities and Experiences!

    Spend your summer in the world’s biggest adventure playground, and bring your mates! Guaranteed work, guaranteed fun, and the peace of mind to make relocating easy. Included in the price of your registration with Kiwi OE is:

    • A domestic flight to Queenstown (one-way), plus airport transfer
    • The guarantee of a job in town (don’t like it after a day or two? We’ll find you something else!)
    • At least two weeks’ accommodation covered
    • Some iconic Queenstown activities, a free Fergburger, and some awesome local discounts