Enviro Abroad - July 2025

This study tour is for individual students to join and focuses on Innovation and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Environmental Landscapes.

Including the most popular visits voted as #1 by recent environmental science students.

Travelling throughout the country for 16 days at a fast pace the following key specialist areas, activities and topics will be selected to visit.  Accompanied by local Faculty the tour will cover a range of the following learning experiences.

  • Terrestrial restoration and ecology at pest-free Rotoroa Island sanctuary (stay overnight) and a day of service learning
  • Eco-sanctuary tours
  • Glowworm Caves
  • Visiting a Māori village and meeting with Elders
  • Marine research and conservation reserves
  • Rainforest hike to explore extraordinary ecology and conservation challenges to protect some of the rarest creatures on earth
  • Māori cultural anthropology and the unique history and legacy to protect the environment
  • Environmental policy and role of government
  • Whale watching or albatross encounters
  • Service project to eradicate wilding pines
  • Glaciers, climate change and earthquakes
  • A range of tourism activities including a tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set.

Of course, you cannot visit New Zealand without experiencing some adventure – there will be some adventure included!

Applicants must be enrolled tertiary students in environmental sciences or closely related subject areas at degree level.

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