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Message from Tourism NZ

Organic Explorer has carved out a name for itself as a comprehensive resource for travellers seeking eco-friendly experiences in New Zealand. Through its website and travel guides, it has provided travellers with an abundance of information about everything from organic cafe's and eco-lodges to nature tourism and Maori cultural experiences.

But Organic Explorer’s efforts have gone further than just informing travellers about the variety of eco-friendly experiences available in New Zealand. It has also helped raise international awareness of New Zealand as a visitor destination.

Eco-tourism experiences feature on many international visitors’ holiday plans and that will only increase Organic Explorer’s relevance to visitors and local eco-tourism businesses.

Regards,
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Kevin Bowler
Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive

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Paul

"I have been using OE every single time, when travelling throughout New Zealand. OE fills a niche in the tourism market and does it perfectly by offering high quality and healthy alternatives to organic-minded persons. Thank you very much for your commitment and great work. I hope to see more of OEs in other countries in the future!"
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EXPLORE

EXPLORE

We have the world's best-kept life style secret all around us here in New Zealand. Hike in National Parks, swim with seals, ecology cruise holidays, nature guiding, penguin viewing, kiwi encounters, experience wilderness walks and predator free bird sanctuaries. Take time out to enjoy Health Spas and Retreats, Yoga, Massage and organic treatments.
Wairaurahiri Jet

Wairaurahiri Jet

Johan and Joyce Groters
1250 Clifden-Orawia Road, New Zealand

We take our guests into remote and pristine Southern Fiordland, and across mysterious Lake Hauroko and down the wild Wairaurahiri River.

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Pohatu Penguins - Pohatu Plunge

Pohatu Penguins - Pohatu Plunge

Shireen Helps
PO Box 41, Christchurch New Zealand

Penguins within the large Pohatu Colony. Sea kayaking safaris give great wildlife viewing opportunities. Check out our accommodation options.

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Natural Horsemanship and Treks

Natural Horsemanship and Treks

Kate Tapley
PO Box 13 543 Christchurch New Zealand

Kate Tapley Horse Riding Centres teach and apply the principles of Natural Horsemanship. We run two Centers: Mt Lyford and Otahuna Horse riding.

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Maori Tours Kaikoura

Maori Tours Kaikoura

Maurice Manawatu
Kaikoura New Zealand

Join this Kaikoura Maori family for a special and meaningful tour. Awarded through travellers feedback 'NZ'Best Cultural Experience' five times.

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White Island Tours

White Island Tours

Reservations
15 The Strand East, Whakatane New Zealand

White Is land Tours. Bay of Plenty’s White Island – active marine volcano! Climb aboard for this amazing eco-adventure.

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Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park.

Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park.

Craig
494 Orakei Korako Road New Zealand

Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park - Valley of unbelievable natural beauty and colour, of bubbling hot springs, gushing geysers, a rare geothermal cave

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Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

Mark Bowie
Waikite Valley Road, Rotorua New Zealand

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools Springs n Spa is a unique place to go to experience the ‘Living Waters’ of Waikite Valley. Between Rotorua and Taupo

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Footprints Waipoua

Footprints Waipoua

Koro Carman
29 State Highway 12, Opononi, Northland New Zealand

Footprints Waipoua. The spiritual environment of the Waipoua Forest provides a natural stage for an unforgettable encounter ...

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Ahurei Adventures

Ahurei Adventures

Richard and Meriann White
Private Bag 3001, New Zealand

Ahurei Adventures offer a range of unique wilderness experiences in the remote, rugged and beautiful Waiau River Valley of Te Urewera.

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Abel Tasman Kayaks

Abel Tasman Kayaks

Customer Services
273 Sandy Bay Rd, Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Abel Tasman Kayaks is a premium tourism experience for discerning travellers and adventurers.

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Myths & Legends Ecotours

Myths & Legends Ecotours

Pete Beech
316A Waikawa Road, Picton New Zealand

Ecotours in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand from Myths and Legends Eco-Tours.

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Ecotours- Active Planet

Ecotours- Active Planet

Juergen Abele
Physical Address: 69, Wynyward Crescent Postal Address: PO Box 455, Queenstown New Zealand

Tours to Milford Sound, focusing on the environment.

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Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi

Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi

Customer Services
Main Road, New Zealand

Aqua Taxis’ operates all year round, being the only company to regularly run service the entire length of the National Park.

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Korito Organics

Korito Organics

Derina Turner
389 Korito Road New Plymouth New Zealand

Relax, unwind and enjoy the experience of living on a solar and water powered permaculture property with native trees, lake, and organic gardens.

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Christchurch Bike & Walking Tours

Christchurch Bike & Walking Tours

Tour Manager
Christchurch New Zealand

Personalised, fun, and informative bike and walking experiences that incorporate the past, present and future rebuild of Christchurch city.

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Kaimarama Chalets

Kaimarama Chalets

Sarah or Phil Mason
81 Kaimarama Road, Whitianga New Zealand

Secluded and private self contained chalets with queen beds, gas showers, barbecue, microwave, rural and sea views. Mobile phone coverage and wifi.

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The Rocks Homestay B&B

The Rocks Homestay B&B

Eva & Roli Birrer
33 Hartmount Place Punakaiki New Zealand

Welcome to our eco-sensitive home at Punakaiki near Pancake Rocks! Enjoy stunning seaviews & great breakfasts at the Coast, the wildest side of NZ!

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Okarito Nature tours

Okarito Nature tours

Richard Saunders & Edwina Clarke
1 The Strand Okarito New Zealand

Kayaking on Okarito Lagoon, New Zealand's largest unmodified wetland and home to a wide range of birdlife. We offer guided trips and freedom rental.

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Katikati Kiwifruit Cottage

Katikati Kiwifruit Cottage

Christine Jordan
58 Winroy Grove KATIKATI 3177 New Zealand

Modern Self-Contained 2 bedroom Cottage with lots of space and privacy, on the owners 8 ha organic kiwifruit orchard, with Private Spa and Sky TV.

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Golden Future Conservation Tours

Golden Future Conservation Tours

Stewart Robertson
Abel Tasman Centre or Abel Tasman AquaTaxi Motueka New Zealand

Enhance your experience of natural New Zealand with a relaxing ecology and conservation tour in the world reknowned Abel Tasman National Park.

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The Rabbithole

The Rabbithole

Natalie Hormann
1115 Akatarawa Rd Upper Hutt New Zealand

The Rabbithole is a 2 acre lifestyle block on the outskirts of Upper Hutt. The property offers 'a bit of garden, a bit of bush, a bit of river'.

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Earthlore Insect Theme Park

Earthlore Insect Theme Park

Gordon or Janine Thompson
129 Hinahina Road, Owaka, South Otago New Zealand

A fun way to learn about insects.Activities include insect mysteries in Bug City, a flea circus puppet show, bug frisbee golf and much more.

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Wikitoria Maori Healing

Wikitoria Maori Healing

Wiki Oman
115d Te Akau Rd Rotorua New Zealand

Traditional Maori Massage and Healing Treatments. Rotorua Cultural Day ToursMaori Healing Workshops

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Bush and Beach 2013 Ltd

Bush and Beach 2013 Ltd

Ben Thornton
Enterprise Drive Auckland New Zealand

Bush and Beach offers interactive, enjoyable and innovative guided eco-tours in the greater Auckland region and North Island of New Zealand. TEST

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