Entry #10

14.04.22
Feed Them On Your Dreams
“— and the one they pick is the one you’ll know by”
(Teach Your Children CSN&Y 1969)

Let’s talk about family. Taking our own families camping is something we all do with our own kids here in the mountains, they love it, we love it, and we especially love that they love it. You might be the same? No screen time, no coffee shops, just collecting firewood, setting up camp, a job for everyone, toasting marshmallows, stars without street light lights, stories by head torch and endless other simple pleasures. A one-or-two-night family adventure is sometimes all that it takes for a total reset and realignment.

Not everyone is well set up for it and so many of us are often just too busy to put it all together — even though we know we probably should — we get it. So much so that we have some special considerations for our camping family guests.

Entry #10

14.04.22
Feed Them On Your Dreams

“— and the one they pick
is the one you’ll know by”

– (Teach Your Children, CSN&Y 1969)

Let’s talk about family. Taking our own families camping is something we all do with our own kids here in the mountains, they love it, we love it, and we especially love that they love it. You might be the same? No screen time, no coffee shops, just collecting firewood, setting up camp, a job for everyone, toasting marshmallows, stars without street light lights, stories by head torch and endless other simple pleasures. A one-or-two-night family adventure is sometimes all that it takes for a total reset and realignment.

Not everyone is well set up for it and so many of us are often just too busy to put it all together — even though we know we probably should — we get it. So much so that we have some special considerations for our camping family guests.

We have some huts that are set up specifically for families.

There are marshmallow toasting fires around The Great Glenorchy Alpine Base Camp. Many of our packages have ‘family friendly’ adventure options. Our entire operation is set up for small groups, so no pressure there. Please feel free to drop us an email so that we can create some options that are unique and for your very own family and over a spectrum of pricing — with better rates for groups of families that come in as a single booking.

Getting up there and into the Unesco South West New Zealand World Heritage Area is what it’s all about, and at the same time, you don’t have to buy a guided package. Being at our Base Camp could be just dandy. There’s so much to do around here and we have a few Landrover Defenders that are available for drop airport transfers, drop os and pickups. We have plenty of hire gear too and any team member is a fountain of local knowledge with a bucket full of friendly tips — all you have to do is ask.

In case you don’t know, we are pretty new to the adventure holiday scene and The Great Glenorchy Alpine Base Camp itself is literally just being completed now. More photos very soon. We have loads of inquiries, literally every day, and enough bookings for us to be excited, thank you.

Thanks also to the journalists who have responded so well to our work, check out the links below, and email us at [email protected]

We are all looking forward to seeing you all very soon.

Remix Magazine
https://www.remixmagazine.com/lifestyle/escape-to-the-great-glenorchy-alpine-base-camp/

Capital Magazine
https://capitalmag.co.nz/2022/03/15/the-mountains-are-calling/

Avenues Magazine
https://www.avenues.net.nz/all-stories/2022/2/7/the-mountains-are-calling

Viva Quarterly
https://www.viva.co.nz/article/culturetravel/glenorchy-is-worth-sharing/