El Rancho Activities

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Our extensive range of activities provide great team building opportunities for kids and adults alike – just north of Wellington.

We have a professional team of instructors whose primary goal is to provide a fun interactive learning experience, whilst keeping everybody safe.

Our camp activities are all Outdoors Mark certified which means they have been audited and meet the highest safety standards set by Work Safe NZ.

We are certified to a Premium level, which goes over and above what is required for the activities we offer.  Click here for a closer look at our certification.

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OutdoorsMark Certificate 2019

**PLEASE NOTE** that most of our activities are subject to availability and need to be booked prior to your stay.  

If you're keen to give something a try, please let our Bookings team know prior to your arrival.

Activities that should be available without prior booking are Swimming Pool (in season), Mini Golf, Petanque, Tennis and Trampolines.

Check out our brilliant new Go Karts available to be booked very soon!!
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Off Peak Special Deal...50% off all Activities!!

Think you can only have fun during the summer months at El Rancho? Then think again!

Book your school, community or church group with us OFF PEAK in either May, June or August 2020 and we’ll give you 50% off the price of your choice of exciting onsite activities. These could include Horse Riding, Rockwall, Air Rifles, Archery, Archery Soft, Go Karts, Wilderness Survival, Chapel Escape and more!!

We have heaters ready to keep you warm and just imagine how much fun you’ll have rugged up around our bonfire toasting marshmellows.

Please note conditions include: new bookings only; minimum 2 night stay; minimum 40 people; camp must be fully catered.


Instructed Activities

Air Rifles
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Learn the basics of using air rifles in a
safe and fun environment.
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A fun introduction to kayaking on our
purpose built pond.
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Archery is a great activity for all
age groups.
Archery Soft
Archery Soft

A team activity with soft ended arrows
so you don't just shoot targets but each
other too!

A safe and fun introduction to horse
trekking. Group bookings or Casual
treks for 2 people or more available.
Go Karts
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Our BRAND NEW Go Karts have just
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Test your climbing skills on our Rockwall
from beginners to veterans.
Wilderness Survival
Wilderness Survival

Put your survival skills to the test with
your team.
Team Initiatives
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The perfect activity for building
confidence, trust and unity.
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Old fashioned fun down the river with
our team of instructors.
Chapel Escape
Chapel Escape maze 250 x 187

An exciting problem solving activity that
pushes the boundaries of lateral thinking! 
Raft Building
Raft building

A great team building activity...accept the
challenge...will it float or sink!

Non Instructed

Waterslide 250 x 188

Enjoy the thrill of our super fast
Mini Golf
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Great activity for the kids and families to
spend quality time together.
Geocaching 250 x 188

An outdoor treasure hunting game where
participants navigate to GPS co-ordinates.
Swimming Pool
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Outdoor and seasonal. Available from
Labour weekend to Easter.
Tennis 250 x 188

Our tennis courts are available all year
Tramps resized

Kids love to hangout on our tramps!
Confidence Course
Confidence course

Kids will challenge themselves and learn
to push through fear.
Low Ropes
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Great for the kids to sharpen the skills
without the fear factor.
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A fun outdoor challenge, navigating
between control points marked on a
highly detailed map.

A fun game for all ages.

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Our extensive range of activities provide great team building opportunities for kids and adults alike – just north of Wellington.



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+ 64 4 902 6287

icon address 58 Weggery Drive, 
Waikanae Beach, 
Kapiti Coast
New Zealand