Beginner Level 1 + 5 day Expedition

From NZD NZ$1,999.00
  • Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Te Anau, Southland, Fiordland National Park
  • Product code: cert combo

All of our Fiordland Explorer Expeditions now Combine the IPIA Level 1 Course and a 6 days of hands-on packrafting to test your new skills on the holy grail of New Zealand Packrafting, the amazing  Hollyford/Pyke Loop. 

This is the ultimate way to learn new skills and put them into practice in one of the most beautiful and untouched wilderness areas on the planet!

  • Consolidate your training by testing your new skills in the environment they were meant for
  • All packrafting gear is included – bring your own if you have it!
  • Advance your packrafting proficiency
  • Experience the holy grail of packrafting in New Zealand

What’s included:

  • 2-day IPIA Level 1 Certification Course
  • Online theory component to be completed pre-course / Trip
  • 1 day of on the water basic skills training
  • 5-day Hollyford/Pyke packrafting expedition
  • Friendly, experienced and professional instructors/guides
  • All track accommodation in DOC Huts or Tents
  • All meals on track
  • All packrafting gear as detailed below

Please note:  The Certification Combo is a performance-based course followed by a full on packrafting expedition. Participation in the expedition  requires demonstration during the course that you have achieved the appropriate competency level. Should you not meet the required level, we can refund your payment less the IPIA Level 1 cost or book you onto another expedition departure later in the year to allow for greater skill development. Warnings aside, we are confident that by the end of the course, our  instructors will have you more than skilled enough for the expedition.