THIS IS A RECOMMENDED LIST

We suggest bringing more clothing than the minimum required as it can get cold out on the water. Clothing may get wet and we do not have the ability to wash clothing.

Please bring your gear in a soft foldable bag, similar to a duffle bag or tramping bag. Please DO NOT bring a hard shelled suit case.

STUFF YOU NEED TO BRING:

SUN GEAR

  • Wide-brimmed hat with a cord 

  • Sunglasses

  • Longer sleeved shirts

  • Sun Screen SPF 50+

  • SPF Chapstick


BEDDING AND TOWELS

  • 1x Sleeping bag suitable for the season

  • 1x Blanket

  • 1x Pillow & Pillowcase

  • 2x Bath towels

(NOTE: Teachers do not need to bring bedding as this is supplied)

TOILETRIES


  • 1x Comb/brush

  • 1x Toothbrush & Toothpaste

  • 1x Soap & Shampoo

  • 1x Deodorant (roll-on only)

  • Sanitary products (females)

CLOTHING

  • Swimming outfit (no bikinis/wetsuits)

  • Underwear (enough for voyage duration)

  • Rash shirt (optional)

  • Pyjamas

  • Socks (enough for voyage duration)

  • Beanie

  • Long pants (2-3)

  • Sweaters and jerseys (2-3)

  • Shorts (2-3)

  • T-shirts (4-6)

  • Sneakers or trainers (they will get wet)

  • Shoes for around the ship (no jandals, scuffs or slides)


EXTRA

  • 1x bag for holding wet/dirty clothing (not black rubbish bags)

  • Drink bottle, 1L (no glass)

  • Reading glasses if required (with strap/string attachment)

  • Camera & charger (optional)

  • Small day pack - for day tramps + pen or pencil

  • Prescription medication

STUFF WE BRING FOR YOU:

  • Life-jackets are provided 

  • The ship has an extensive first aid and medicine supply (including sea-sickness medication).  Please don’t bring this with you unless it is required/prescribed medication, at which point you must notify the Master when you board the ship 

  • Wet weather gear

PLEASE DON'T BRING THIS STUFF:

  • Cigarettes, tobacco, vapes, alcohol or drugs

  • Prescription medication (unless prescribed by a doctor and accepted by the Trust/Master).

  • The Spirit  of Adventure Trust has a non-smoking policy (including vaping) and participants are not permitted to smoke while onboard. The Trust/Master reserves the right to remove any participant from a voyage if deemed appropriate. 

  • Firearms, weapons, spear guns, fishing gear, radios

 

Pest-Free


We follow and support the biosecurity requirements set out by Auckland Council and Department of Conservation. Therefore, we ask all passengers thoroughly check and clean their gear for pests prior to arrival. For more information click here.

Before travelling into the Hauraki Gulf with us, please ensure your gear is clean and pest free. For more information on how to check your gear click here.