Join us for a week of family fun at our Orama Easter camp.

Come and experience our paradise this Easter and be in awe of this beautiful part of the world. Get away to experience quality time to either relax by the sea or opt into a range of family fun activities. Join with us as we reflect and fellowship at Behold and Become.

Our Easter Camp is an all-inclusive event which gives you your sailing from Sandspit to the beautiful Great Barrier Island right to our front door.

You will enjoy delicious meals by our chef and the team, enjoy daily excursions to some of the most magnificent spots on the island and get to connect with other families amongst quality teaching and reflection.

Hikes, fishing, boat trips, games, camping, stargazing and many more new experiences await. Come and disconnect from our increasingly busy world into God’s beauty. Come experience Barrier time and spend Easter in this unforgettable way.

Programme

9th to 14th April 2020

Thursday 9th


 

12pm Arrive at Karaka Bay on Kawau Kat

1pm   Lunch

2pm   Intro, Health & Safety, Ice Breaker

5pm   Dinner

Pizza, Ice breakers, Games

Good Friday 10th


7am-8am Breakfast

9am Café-style church – intro to theme and to each other

11am Free time activities, Projects

12pm Lunch

1:30pm Good Friday afternoon meditation

Free time activities running

Family projects

5pm Dinner

Family soak time

Movie Night

Saturday 11th


7am-8am Breakfast

9am Cafe-style church

11am Free time activities, Projects

12pm Lunch

1:30pm Afternoon elective to Mabey's Beach

Fishing trip

Free time activities running

Prayer stations

Family projects

5pm Dinner

8pm Night games

Easter Sunday 12th


7am-8am Breakfast

9am Easter Sunday Celebration Church

11am East Egg Hunt

12pm Lunch at BBQ Bay

1:30pm Excursion

Fishing Trip

Boat Trip

Mermaid Pools

3pm Afternoon Tea

Scavenger Hunt

Family Projects

5pm Dinner

Stargazing

Monday 13th


7am-8am Cooked Breakfast

9am Café-style church

11am Free time activities, projects

12pm Lunch

1:30pm Excursion

Windy Canyon and Harataonga Walk

Onewhero Guided Walk

5pm Dinner

Parents evening meal with kids programme

Tuesday 14th


6am Depart Orama on Kawau Kat

Excursion options

Hike HirakImata / Windy Canyon

Travel with your family and others as we discover the beautiful North Barrier landscape. We will pass beautiful Whangapoua Beach as we make our way up to Windy Canyon. We will then hike up the short walk to take in panoramic views of the forest and beaches of Great Barrier beneath us. You can then choose to continue on to Hirakimata (Mount Hobson), Great Barrier’s highest point, or make your way down to Whangapoua estuary to see take in the grandeur of the beach-line there.

Onewhero Beach

Hike straight out of Orama through farmland and regenerating bush to a 360 degree lookout with views of Katherine Bay, Port Abercrombie and Little Barrier Island. Continue on to the unspoilt Onewhero Bay with it’s 1000 year old pohutukawa trees and gentle lapping waters. Share a picnic with other families and play beach games.

Boat Trips

Make your way out of Karaka bay as we sail around the majestic outlying islands of Kaikoura, Motu Haku and beyond. Soak in the views of Little Barrier, the gannet colony. We will stop off for snorkeling stops,  swimming and sightseeing on the way.

Bird Sanctuary

Explore the amazing Glenfern Sanctuary and see birdlife that many people go their whole lives without seeing. Take a stroll to sunset rock or walk among undisturbed Kauri forest. Get a magnificent view on the bay as you walk the ridge line.

What you will experience

A FAMILY HOLIDAY TO REMEMBER

A holiday camp at Great Barrier is an experience that will never leave you, pristine waters, untainted wildlife, and some of the clearest skies in the world.

GENUINE COMMUNITY

Orama Oasis is a Christian Community that loves to express our dynamic and exciting faith to all who come through our doors, Your family will come as guests and leave as friends.

IMPACTING TEACHING

You will get to engage with relevant, honest and impacting teaching as we journey together in families through the highs and lows of today’s fast paced life.

AN AWAKENING

Nobody comes to Orama without experiencing a change or touch of the divine. We know your family will engage with each other and encounter the loving, fun and hilarious sides to God as you holiday with us.

The details

WHEN

9th to 14th April 2020

WHERE

Orama Oasis, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand

PRICE

Prices start at $500 per person and depend on your choice of accommodation options. Please see more details on the booking page.

INCLUDED

Charter ferry sailing to and from Great Barrier Island departing Sandspit

Accommodation & food for 5 Days

An unforgettable family experience!

What to bring

FOR EVERYONE

Sun block

Insect repellent

Torch (ideally one for each family member)

Togs, goggles, snorkels, flippers etc for fun in the water

Sandals or similar for exploring the foreshore (beware oyster shells)

Hiking/walking shoes for scenic walks

FOR THOSE IN TENT SITES

Tents, sleeping bags, air mattress/stretchers etc (all meals, drinks, plates and utensils are provided so no need for cooking or eating gear)

OPTIONAL GEAR

Binoculars (if you have them) for star gazing

Surf and boogy boards

Fishing gear

Kayaks