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“Congratulations on publishing the 2015-16 edition of Organic Explorer. 

The book is a terrific collection of New Zealand eco travel experiences ranging from well-known major operators to hidden gems throughout the country.

It’ll be a great travel companion for anyone exploring New Zealand and wanting to hunt out the best eco experiences on offer. 

I wish you every success with your book”.
 
Kevin Bowler
Chief Executive, Tourism New Zealand 
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Natures Garden B&B

Natures Garden B&B
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                                                 Nature's Garden B&B

Be touched by nature. Visit our farm and macadamia nut orchards, situated in a truly beautiful valley,  surrounded by mature native forest of which 32 acres are protected by QEII Trust, at the southern end of Great Barrier Island. It is about 40 minutes by plane from NZ's largest city, Auckland, or 4 1/2 hours by ferry to get to the island. 
Once you are here, you can unwind and go for a stroll through park-like orchards, stop at our lily-ponds and watch the endangered Brown Teal ducks. Be amazed by the friendly and inquisitive Kakas (native parrot). Discover our stand of ancient Kauri trees on one of our many bush-walks.
The tramping track to Rosalie Bay, famous for its fishing and diving amongst the locals, will take you about 35 minutes. It will give you great views over our valley and to Cuvier Is. and the Mercury Islands beyond.
Use our place as a base from which to explore the many other attractions the Barrier has to offer, like the Hot Springs in Kaitoke Valley, amazing Surf Beaches, the Kauri-Dams near Port Fitzroy or walk up Mt.Hobson, the highest peak on the island.
After a day of exploring just relax on our extensive decks and manicured lawns, enjoying the peace and quiet our place has to offer.

Our guest-facilities consist of 3 bedrooms (sleeps 6/7), a shared bathroom and living area, all in a separate wing of the house. The use of natural timber and other unique features lend the house its warm and welcoming ambience.

A healthy breakfast with organic produce, wherever possible, will be served with fresh farm eggs and organic coffee. Lunch packets and home cooked dinners are available on request for a small extra charge.

Visitors who like to learn about organics are welcome and invited to a hands on experience. Peter would only be too happy to share his knowledge of biodynamic farming and gardening and introduce you to the Philosophy of Rudolf Steiner and his teachings in general.

A diverse bird-life will attract ornithologists and nature lovers.
 
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User Reviews

There are: 3 reviews, with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5
5+ out of 5!
6 restful nights, 6 delicious breakfasts and even more delicious dinners
at this fantastic B&B, as well as our chats with Peter and Helga made
the best part of our lovely short holiday. Home grown macadamia nuts and home made muesli are unbelievably delicious!! The Great Barrier added the
rest: picturesque views, swim at the sea, bush walks, soaking in hot
(real HOT!) springs.
Posted by Alexey on 2015-12-12 00:36:11
It' was One of my best expieriences in NZ to stay in such untouched environment. The walk to Rosalies Bay was so beautiful!!!
Helga and Peter are very deep touching people to me and I'm very upset that I coud'nt stay for longer. There helpfulness, The nice room, the food and Especially Helga's self made macadamia nuts bars were awesome. I really want to come back.
Thank you so much.
Gisela from Gerrmany
Posted by Gisela Langner on 2015-03-11 21:49:24
We had a great stay at the Speck's bio-dynamic farm.
Plenty of interesting walks, extremely comfortable bed
excellent breakfasts, helpful local advice. Helga and Peter
could not have been more welcoming and hospitable.
Will certainly return.
Posted by Jock and Carolyn on 2014-04-27 22:36:56