Activities

3-Week Anime Drawing Workshop

3-week anime drawing workshop for children.

Duration

1.5h>

Other Information

The first session will cover basic character drawing of heads and bodies. Second week will focus on facial expressions, poses and character design. During the last session you can use the learned skills to make a manga comic panel of your own.

Coromandel Zipline Tour

Glide through the forest on this unique zipline canopy tour and experience Coromandel’s breath-taking native forest from all levels, as you fly above the trees and walk beneath the ferns.

We Provide

All harnesses and safety gear. Expert tour guides to assist.

Please Bring

Closed in walking shoes that are clean and weather appropriate clothing.

Restrictions

Maximum 120kg weight limit
Minimum age 6yrs.
Children (16 years and under) must be accompanied by a responsible adult (17 years or over).
Closed toe shoes required.

Duration

2.5 hours>

Season

All year round

Other Information

A certain level of fitness is required to enjoy this activity, due to climbing up and down tree top platforms and bushwalking.

Driving Creek Railway

Driving Creek Railway , Adventures in Art, Engineering and Conservation.
Climb aboard for a captivating rail journey and be inspired by the story of one man's lifetime passion.

We Provide

An informative commentary by your driver , a map of your journey and information about Driving Creek Railway, and Barry Brickell.

Please Bring

Wet weather gear and something warm depending on conditions.

Restrictions

You must arrive a minimum of 20 minutes prior to your train departure time. Tickets may be on sold 10 minutes prior to departure.
No dogs or any other animals permitted on the trains, with the exception of registered guide dogs.

Duration

1 hour 15 Minutes>

Season

All year round with the exception of Christmas day.

Other Information

Driving creek Railway has a lovely little cafe onsite where cold drinks, ice creams , coffee and a delicious array of slices and biscuits maybe purchased.
Off road car parking provided. Disabled car parking is near the amenities area.

Basic Wheel Throwing Pottery Classes

A hour and a half class that will teach you the basics on wheel throwing. For all ages.

We Provide

You'll be given a apron to cover your clothes, but please bring working clothes.

Duration

1 hour 30 Minutes>

Season

All year round with the exception of Christmas day.

Other Information

Off road car parking provided. Disabled car parking is near the amenities area.

8-Week Pottery Course

This 8-week pottery course consist of one weekly 2-hour pottery class over 8 weeks, during which the course covers hand building, throwing cylinders/cups, trimming, glazing, coiling and producing bowls and plates.

The course gives student the opportunity to create in a relaxing, social environment & is designed for first-time potters with the option for a more experienced student to be guided through what they wish to accomplish.
The price includes a bag of clay and firing and glazing of 4 pieces of work. Extra pieces can be fired for additional fee.

At the end of this course, students will be confident in glazing, wheel-throwing cylinders, slab & coil construction, & understand the process & terminology critical to ceramic art.

We Provide

• Aprons
• Sponge
• Water container
• Knife tool
• Needle tool
• Wooden rib
• Steel/ rubber kidney
• Cutting wire
• Loop tool -trimming
• Ribbon tool -trimming
• Half bag of buff stoneware (included)
• Spare clay bags

Please Bring

Please wear suitable clothes for working with clay.

Restrictions

The course is suitable for over 12 year olds.

Duration

2.5 hours>

Kids' After School Art Classes

Driving Creek Kids' After School Class will run for 5 weeks with a weekly 1.5h session focusing on clay work with Frederick Church and drawing with Paul Cornwell.

During the classes the kids will get a chance to make their own clay piece which to decorate by drawing. Glazing and firing of work is included in the price.

We Provide

Aprons, clay and all materials and tools.

Please Bring

Clothing suitable for working with clay.

Restrictions

Classes are suitable for over 8 year olds. We are accepting older students as well and will attempt to group the older students together for the classes.