Business & Social Groups
Packages to suit any group!
Bring your Business or Social Group for an interactive day out with Mauao Adventures!
Choose your activities and the length of time you want to spend with us either from the options below, or we can tailor our services to suit.
Our 3 main activities are:
🏄🏾♀️ Stand up paddle boarding
🚣🏼 Waka ama
🏃🏻♂️ Land-based activities
All 3 activities can provide for varying levels of fitness whether it be low-impact light activity to full-throttle and competitive.
Whatever your desired outcome, the session can be designed to provide:
- Fun and adventure
- Team building, whanaungatanga
- Environmental awareness
- Health and well-being
- Cultural development
- Competitive fun
No experience needed for any of our activities!
- All fees are negotiable with increased numbers.
- Minimum of 4 people
- Each activity has a capacity of 20 people, so larger groups will be split across activities.
- Inclusion of ages 15 and under restrict the level of activities. Likewise with elderly folk.
- All equipment needed is provided.
Maximum of 20 participants
Mountain to Sea - Waka and Walk
Immerse yourself in Māori and ocean culture from the Mountain to the Sea, escorted by our local guides on waka ama canoes, walking our mountain, Mauao, and enjoying snacks and beverages overlooking the harbour entrance.
Come and journey with us on a SUP Adventure to explore and connect with our moana (sea) and whenua (land).
- If you are new to SUP, start with an on-shore lesson learning basic paddling technique.
- Enter the water and be assisted to develop your technique and comfortability.
- Cruise along your adventure at a leisurely pace so as to take in the magic of the moment.
- Hear the stories of both ancient and recent times.
- Enjoy a snack and beverages.
Key word: Manaakitanga
Intro to Waka Ama
Fee: $55pp max
Paddle our harbour by waka ama. Working as a team is key to get your waka gliding, and each paddler has an important role to play. Enjoy the serenity, feel the flow, and race against colleagues. Add extra time if you’d like a more adventurous experience.
Key word: Kotahitanga
Maximum of 60 Participants
Cultural Walk of Mauao
Fee: $35pp max
Mt Maunganui boasts a well-loved mountain, named Mauao, seeped in history and culture. Join us in a walk through time with our local guides, take in the stunning views, hear the compelling stories of our ancestors.
Key word: Kaitiakitanga
Mauao Walk and Workshop
Enjoy a guided walk around the ancestral mountain, Mauao, and partake in a workshop choosing Rāranga (weaving) or Rongoā (plant medicine).
Packaged and Tailored Experience
The best value for money is packaging two or three activities together over 2.5 - 6 hours, depending on group size and activities chosen. See the video featured above for a competitive program designed for the New Zealand Defence Force. We can tailor a program to suit your desired intensity, theme, outcomes.
No Limit of Participants
Whānau Beach Day
Two gazebos, tables, mats, paddle boards and waka ama canoes all yours to utilise for the duration of your choosing, including SUP lessons and waka ama sessions. A minimum of 2 hours, $200 per extra hour, and no limit to the number of people.