Event structure (what to expect)
Whether you’re hiking, biking, running or paddleboarding with us – some things remain the same on a Got To Get Out experience.
These unique parts of the day are what makes our trips special.
The following list what you can expect when you get outdoors with us.
Welcome chat and circle of names – before each event, everyone goes around the circle and introduces themselves and tells the group where their favourite place to get out is. It means we can start the day with familiar faces, and have great conversation starters for getting to know each other and making friends.
Safety briefing – your trip host lets everyone know about the plan for the day, and what to do in case of an emergency. We outline any risks, and ensure attendees know where the required emergency or first aid equipment is, and who has it.
Sharing food – community and camaraderie are important values for us, and the sharing of food (kai) symbolises this. Sharing food is another opportunity to make friends and meet new people, so bring something home-made or from your home country!
We encourage attendees to bring a snack to share with everyone, though it is not required or enforced.
Post-event debrief – At the end of our trips, we debrief on the experience and ask everyone for the best bits and what they loved/liked/learned. Go into our trips with your eyes and mind open – it’s more than just a walk, we are trying to change lives!
Photos and video – a big part of our mission is to get the maximum number of people active and outdoors possible. One way we do this, is to share loads of inspirational photos and videos of our trips, to encourage our followers at home to think “hey, I’ve got to get out too!”. For this reason, expect us to be taking loads of photos and videos. If you don’t want to be in them, don’t stand in front of the camera!
Journey, not a destination- our trips move at the speed of the slowest person, and we take regular food / rest/ photo stops. If you love putting your head down and pacing rapid-speed to the end of a trail, you may get frustrated on our adventures. We’re in it for the journey, not the destination!