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Activity providers and destinations

At Houghtons Bush Camp you can easily extend your group’s activities by employing an independent adventure company, or visiting one of the nearby commercial attractions.

Many of our visiting groups hire experienced adventure company specialists for onsite activities such as mountain or bmx bike riding, canoeing and archery.

Bigfoot Adventures
Bigfoot Adventures is an experienced adventure company, with qualified staff and well-maintained equipment. They are very familiar with Houghtons Bush Camp, the nearby lake and surrounding forest.

Stress Free Adventures
Specialists in canoeing, climbing, abseiling, biking and caving, Stress Free Adventures provides instruction, the equipment and safety management plans. Their customers include school, social and business groups of all ages. Stress Free Adventures will operate onsite at Houghtons Bush Camp.

Treetop Adventures
Nestled in the treetops of the Woodhill forest, this popular attraction offers nine adventure courses ranging from three to fourteen metres above the ground. Treetop Adventures is a 15-minute drive from the camp.

Muriwai Riding Centre horse treks
Based a few kilometres from the camp, this experienced riding centre offers morning and afternoon treks for up to five people at a time. Ride along the wild black-sand ocean beach, over the sand dunes and back through the forest.

Muriwai Golf Club
This well-known club offers hire clubs, practice ranges, practice chipping and putting greens and a spectacular 18-hole golf course. It’s set behind the sand dunes just two kilometres from camp. A restaurant is available for large numbers when booked in advance.

Parakai Springs Hot Pools
Indoor and outdoor hot pools plus two huge hydro-slides provide experience that range from total relaxation to exhilarating adventure. With fully qualified life guards plus ample BBQ and picnic areas, Parakai Springs is ideal for visiting groups. Just a 20-minute drive from camp, the complex is open every day from 10am to 9pm.

4Track Adventures
Professional four-wheel drive quad bike safaris along the ocean beach and through the forest. Full training and a guide are included. Other activities such as archery and shooting can be provided for groups. 4Track Adventures is a 15-minute drive from camp.

Delta Force Paintball
For too long the Auckland paintball scene has been suffering with game zones offering no more than pallets, hay bales and old tyres to play between. But all of this is now in the past. People of New Zealand… Delta Force has arrived, and paintball as you know it will never be the same again! Delta Force is famous for offering quality, high adrenaline paintball games that no other paintball centre can match. Our movie-set paintball scenarios and state of the art equipment, combined with the incredible natural landscape, will provide you and your mates with the ultimate paintball adventure!


Our clients say:

Camp itself was excellent. Booking service, camp facilities, and Marcel were all excellent ...

Kerrin Thomson
Shore Grace Church

I just wanted to pass on much thanks and appreciation for all your efforts in accommodating our needs re: our booking of Houghtons bush camp last weekend. The camp up there is an awesome facility and our group had a wonderful time ...

Solo Mailata
Te Atatu Union Church

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