The Ultimate Outdoor WORK and train program!

Challenge yourself, venture into the New Zealand wilderness, expand your outdoor skill set, and work in the tourism industry while you're at it!


  • Twelve weeks practical and theoretical hiking & rock climbing training
  • Twelve weeks of paid work experience at AJ Hackett Bungy
  • World-recognised guiding qualifications: NZOIA Bush Leader and NZOIA Rock Climbing OR NZOIA Canyoning Leader, as well as Pre Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) and Swift Water Rescue training certifications

This 24 week program is broken into 3 x 1 month modules that focus on different key areas to build your repertoire of skills and experience, and a 3 month paid work experience at AJ Hackett Bungy.

Your time will be split between intensive practical and theoretical training, gaining world-recognised guiding qualifications, plus industry experience in the adventure tourism industry. All this will give you the best entry into the tourism industry possible, or simply an advanced skill set for becoming a more confident outdoor adventurer.

You’ll love arriving into Queenstown – it’s a great place for hiking mountains, swimming in lakes and rivers, pub crawls, live music, locals food and drink specials, frisbee golf and fireside chats. Queenstown is filled with an exciting mix of backpackers, ski seasonnaires, outdoor enthusiasts and local legends.