The cost of a 7-day voyage is $1,800 GST inclusive. For students from the Taitokerau Northland region, we offer a subsidy of $915 from our tourism surplus and general donations. This means that for individual applicants, the voyage fee is:
- A minimum of $885 to be contributed by the applicant (please note we are able to offer a range of grants and sponsorships depending on individual circumstances)
- $915 per person by the ship using profits from trading activities, grants, or the ship’s own fund raising efforts
- Where a student is able to pay more, any additional payment is receipted as a donation and used to support other students
Students from outside Northland may participate but we do not provide the same level of subsidy. Applicants may participate, however will be expected to pay a $1,190 contribution.
Applicants from overseas may participate however they will be expected to pay the full $1,800 voyage cost.
We work hard to get funding assistance to help young people to take part in our youth development voyages. Thanks to the generous support of business sponsors, community groups such as Lions, Zonta and funding organisations such as Lotteries and Gaming Trusts, we are able to reduce the cost of the voyages from $885 per child to between $100-$400 and in some instances at no fee, although a koha is generally expected.
If you are seeking funding, please download our Grant application and send it back to us.