Primary

The following DOC field trips are suitable for primary school children.

Auckland

Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve
Great Barrier Island
Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve
Mangere Mountain
Miranda Wildlife Refuge
Motutapu Island
Tiritiri Matangi Island

Waikato

Kauaeranga Valley
Pirongia Forest Park
Ruakuri Caves & Bush Scenic Reserve
Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve
Waikato wetlands

Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty forests
Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway
Lake Okataina
Sulphur Bay
Whirinaki Forest Park
Whirinaki kākā

Tongariro/Taupo

Tongariro National Trout Centre
Whakapapa

East Coast/Hawke's Bay

Boundary Stream Mainland Island
Cook Landing Site & Cook's Cove
Gray’s Bush Scenic Reserve
Hinerau Track
Morere Springs
Ngutuoha Nature Trail
Otatara Pa
Sunrise & Swamp tracks
Te Angiangi Marine Reserve
Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve
Waiotahi Spit

Wanganui

Atene Tracks
Castlecliff Conseravtion Area
Egmont National Park
Gordon Park Scenic Reserve
Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve
Ratapihipihi Scenic Reserve
Sixtus Lodge area
Tawhirihoe Scientific Reserve
Te Koru Pa Historic Reserve

Wellington

Kapiti Island and Kapiti Marine Reserve
Matiu/Somes Island
Oriental Bay seascape mural 
Rimutaka Forest Park

Nelson/Marlborough

Cable Bay
Cloudy Bay
Farewell Spit/Puponga Farm Park
Lake Rotoiti
Pelorus Bridge
Ship Cove & Motuara Island
Six Mile Creek
St Arnaud

West Coast

Franz Josef Glacier
Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve
Punakaiki
Waiuta
Wetlands

Canterbury

Motukarara Conservation Nursery
Peel Forest

Otago

Aramoana
Catlins
Catlins Coast
Okia
Otago Coast
Waihola Waipori Wetlands

Fiordland

Deep Cove
Kepler Track

Southland

Bluff Hill/Motupōhue Scenic Reserve
Croydon Bush & Dolamore Park
Forest Hill Scenic Reserve

Activities

Action plan
Build a tree
Forest ecosystems
Forest structure
Pet survey
Possum picnic
Preservation versus use 

Conservation education

Harbours, bays and estuaries
Mountains
Native bush
Seabirds

All Meet the Locals teaching resources

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Contacts

For more information contact your local DOC office or email conservED@doc.govt.nz