Program Details

Greenheart Travel's High School Abroad Program in New Zealand provides students a chance to spend a trimester, semester or academic year living with a host family while attending a local high school for a full cultural immersion experience.
Wellington, New Zealand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Studying abroad with Greenheart Travel’s high school program in New Zealand will give you a chance to live and study in one of the world’s most geographically stunning and awe-inspiring countries. As an exchange student in New Zealand, you will experience what it’s like to attend high school as a “Kiwi” and receive a wealth of cultural immersion, allowing you to gain a new perspective during your academic adventure abroad.

Greenheart Travel's High School Abroad Program provides students (age 15 - 18) with an opportunity to study for a trimester, semester or academic year living with a host family, attending a local school high school, and experiencing day-to-day life in New Zealand.

Program fee includes:

  • Roundtrip international airfare from designated gateway airport to New Zealand
  • Host family accommodations and 3 meals per day
  • Medical/Accident insurance
  • Support and counseling services from in-country staff
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Pre-departure orientations
  • Arrival Orientation with local coordinator in New Zealand
  • Personal assistance from a Greenheart Travel program manager
  • Letter of Recommendation upon request and successful completion of the program
Setting Description:
Students are placed in safe communities all around the New Zealand. It is important to be flexible about which town you’re placed in since we are unable to take your location preferences into account. Our priority is to identify a host family and community that is the best match for you.
Program Fees: --Academic Trimester: $11,930 --Academic Semester: $17,220 --Academic Year: $26,750 --Check out our website for seasonal early bird application discounts for up to $500 off your program fee!

Additional Program Information

To study in New Zealand, students must: -- Be between 15 and 18 years of age -- Be from the United States or Canada -- Possess a high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.75/4.0 -- Be in great mental* and physical health -- Have a genuine interest in becoming a part of your host family and community

Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 1 Reviews

  • New Zealand Exchange

    My Exchange abroad has been a life-changing six months. I have had so many extraordinary adventures that I would never have had the chance to take part in otherwise. But not only have I experienced some unbelievable things, such as rafting the highest

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend