Bushwalks

Manawa Honey & Tours

+64 7 366 3166

Based in Ruatāhuna in the heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of Aotearoa, we offer the experience of a mystical, remote, pure and natural paradise with the people of this land… our tours include an Eco-cultural Experience (2-day) for groups of 8-20 and River Fishing Tour on Horse-back (1-day & Overnight) for groups of 1-3
We can also design tours (for groups only) to incorporate your desired combination of:
 Honey and apiary/beehive tours
 Traditional Maori and contemporary cultural experiences
 Marae or home-stay accommodation
 Forest & biodiversity tours
 Fishing and/or horse riding treks

Let us know what you would like to do, and we can work out a tour to suit you. Dates: by arrangement November to March each year

Manawa Honey & Tours

+64 7 366 3166

Based in Ruatāhuna in the heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of Aotearoa, we offer the experience of a mystical, remote, pure and natural paradise with the people of this land… our tours include an Eco-cultural Experience (2-day) for groups of 8-20 and River Fishing Tour on Horse-back (1-day & Overnight) for groups of 1-3
We can also design tours (for groups only) to incorporate your desired combination of:
 Honey and apiary/beehive tours
 Traditional Maori and contemporary cultural experiences
 Marae or home-stay accommodation
 Forest & biodiversity tours
 Fishing and/or horse riding treks

Let us know what you would like to do, and we can work out a tour to suit you. Dates: by arrangement November to March each year

Kohutapu Lodge & Tribal Tours

+64 7 366 4777

Our cultural experience starts when our guide welcomes you into the tribal lands of Ngati Manawa (The Eel People), and regales you with stories of the area. During the tour, guests learn about the iwi’s ancestors, land settlement, spiritual connection with Eel, and takes guests through a short bush walk to hidden ancient Maori rock art carved 400 years before the Great Migration. Later, guests join in and help with the preparation of a hangi dinner at the lodge overlooking the lake, before enjoying a selection of optional afternoon cultural activities. Kohutapu Lodge can also offer daytime tours and gourmet indigenous lunch tours for the mature market, overnight accommodation, full and half day guided fishing and hunting trips as well as overnight marae stay and community visits/cultural exchange within our schools and community.

Maossie Tours

+64 21 661 867

Maossie Tours is a scenic and sightseeing transport business involved in the operation of unique day-tours from Christchurch to exotic, distinctively New Zealand adventure destinations. We are an independent family business, and have a deep passion for everything Kiwi especially indigenous Maori culture. Most of all, we know where the best places are and how to get there safely. Passengers are transported in Maossie's top of the line luxury Mercedes Benz 4WD coach, with day tour destinations from Christchurch including:
• Aoraki-Mt Cook, Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre all-day scenic tour
• Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour
• New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour
• Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Clydesdale Experience & Scenic Day Tour

Nau Mai Tours

+64 22 676 0680

Waitara
Taranaki 

AN EXCLUSIVE, SMALL GROUP TOUR PROVIDER WITH FULL TIME LOCAL GUIDES. See the best of New Plymouth, and the wider Taranaki region with your very own local guide and driver. Our tour guide will take you where coach tours can’t and make sure you see the best bits. We specialise in all things Taranaki and love to share our piece of paradise with our guests. Nau Mai Tours are perfect for couples, families or small groups and can accommodate anywhere from 2-14 people. We have a bespoke tour to suit your travel style which can include activities and transport as well as accommodation. Are you interested in adventure and surfing? Or do you prefer something more laid back like arts and crafts, or culture and heritage? Whatever your interests are, we have them covered with our amazing tours. Each one is tailored to your individual tastes and interests.

Te Ara Tours

+64 21 418 199

Mangawhai
Northland 

Te Ara Tours endeavours to create a tailor-made day with a fresh and friendly approach when busy life-styles and schedules allow only a day or two to rejuvenate and invigorate, without extensive and exhausting travel. Te Ara Tours offers visitors the opportunity to embrace an amazing location with pre-planned activities as a guide, including Maori cultural offerings, making the most of your day in a lovely ocean-kissed region. We strive to find a balance that suits your individuality with some action, relaxation and time to recharge.

Morere Hot Springs Lodge

+64 6 837 8824

Morere is the most Northern destination in Hawkes Bay. We have 30 acres of whenua, pasture, woodland, stream and even glow worms to enjoy as well as our affordable, comfortable, award winning accommodation (cabins, cottage & historic farmhouse). We are just over the road from the amazing Morere Hot Springs and scenic reserve which is the last stand of virgin native forest on the East Coast. We are overlooked by Mt Momoukai and near to beautiful beaches, located roughly between Gisborne & Wairoa so a great base to enjoy this wonderful part of Aotearoa. Come and enjoy a genuine whanau welcome and classic Kiwi country holiday experience here.

Awatea Services

+6421 022 17760

Take a glimpse into the ancestral wisdom of the forest that will give you an insight into traditional insights of Aotearoa, including traditional medicine, foods and the changing nature of the forest with the seasons. Explore the wilderness through easy walking tracks amongst waterfalls, native birds and giant trees, some more than 500 years old. Unearth your connection to mother earth through this journey of discovery with a guide taught by her father who administered a rongoa (traditional medicine) clinic in Whangarei in the 1990s and who has been promoting natural healing for more than 20 years. Let the mauri (life force) of the forest rejuvenate and energise you for a day!

Tolaga Bay Inn

+64 6 862 6856

The Tolaga Bay Inn is your gateway to the East Coast and has been providing warm hospitality for over 130 years since 1881. As descendants of the coast we have a responsibility to restore and preserve our heritage for our next generations.  So we have created the Tolaga Bay Inn Charitable Trust to oversee the restoration of our historical Inn and help regenerate our community by fostering tourism and digital technology development.  We have an on-site café, bar, garden bar and upstairs accommodation for travellers. We are 10mins walk to the beach and have an information centre onsite to help with local advice and guidance.

Papatūānuku Earth Mother Tours

+64 22 128 5831

Experience an exclusive Māori cultural guided tour through an amazing native kauri forest, in the Bay of Islands. Learn how Māori traditionally used the trees, plants and birds of the forest to heal, protect, nourish, entertain and support their growing families. When you come with me, you will learn and gain knowlege of traditional trapping methods used to catch food; plants, trees and shrubs that were used to make clothing, medicines and other useful resources; and much more.

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