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Pakari Adventure is a personal development and training company who specialise in experiential learning or learning by doing. Based in the Abel Tasman National Park, we combine sea kayaking, hiking, canyoning and adventuring, with powerful tools and techniques that enable participants to grow and thrive. We have a high challenge, high support model that allows participants to take learning and transfer it to the rest of their lives.

Ka rongo, ka wareware,

Ka kite, ka mahara,

Ka hangaia, ka marama ahau,

I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand

Come and realise your potential at Pakari Adventure.



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  • “This was hands down one of the best learning experiences I have had. The skills and experiences I've learned and gained from it will be able to change the way I live, approach and think about my life.”


  • “I can really become the best version of myself using the tools they have taught us, and I can see how it can affect my life and those around me in a positive way. This course is a life changer.”


  • “An experience that helps you grow and gain more control over your life. A great chance to give your mind a break and take away many of the stressors in our lives. I now have tools for my future.”


  • “One of the best experiences I have had with a group of instructors who are passionate and want others to be able to learn and takeaway tools to help with their everyday life.”


  • “The way the instructors delivered their knowledge and brought discussion in to a comfortable, safe yet personally challenging environment was beyond expectation. It provided an opportunity to learn and practice the tools they introduced.”


  • “The pakari experience was one of the best weeks of my life. I have come closer to people in the last 5 days than I have over the last two years. I often found myself on the beach alone, looking at the views and just breathing.”