WHY CHOOSE NORTHLAND OUTDOOR ADVENTURES?
Northland Outdoor Adventures (NOA) is a unique company offering a range of Northland tours and adventures. We guarantee fantastic encounters of the outdoor kind whether you choose the bush, the beach, the harbour, the islands or our rich historical backyard as your destination for the day. Upper end to lower end we have it covered. We are entirely Kiwi owned and operated for that authentic N.Z. touch. An NOA experience will always be one to remember.
Our guides are hand picked for their chosen expertise ensuring safe and entertaining adventures. Customer’s safety and enjoyment are paramount. Our tour offerings have been tested on local markets for over a decade and we are excited to be able to offer these adventures to our manuhiri (visitors). As we also specialise in education for our local schools you can expect to learn, hone existing skills and have questions answered covering areas such as history and culture, conservation, ecological history and outdoor pursuit skills.
NOA embraces the ecotourism concept by supporting our local communities wherever possible. Engaging their services and expertise to add value, authenticity and flare to our Northland adventures. He aha te mea nui o te ao, he tangata he tangata he tangata. A beautiful Maori proverb roughly translates as; What is the most important thing in the world, it is the people, the people, the people. In saying that we are also active conservationists and operate low impact, leave no trace principles for all our tours.
RESPECTFUL OF LAND AND PEOPLE
For some tours you will be welcomed to the tribal area with a mihi and karakia (Maori welcome and blessing) before you embark on the days expedition showing respect for our precious tangata whenua (people of the land), following custom and protocol. Tihei mauri ora.
TOUR MEALS BY QUALIFIED CHEF
If you are lucky enough to “share a kai” (food) with us not only will it be prepared by a qualified chef, but the ingredients are largely organically grown from our own backyard and our regions organic community gardens. The coffee is proudly roasted down the road, the bread is wood fired in Whangaroa without additives or preservatives. Delicious, healthy goodness, haere mai ki te kai (come and eat).
Transport is either included in the tour or can be available if not. Please enquire if you need anything and we will help where ever possible to get your adventure started.
CATERING FOR INTERESTS
In addition to our scheduled tours and offerings we are capable of delivering to a broad range of pursuits and interests. From guided hikes and bird watching endemic species, to historical and coastal tours. If you have a group to amuse or a special request for an experience get in touch, let us know what it is and we will make it happen.
See you out there!
Northland Outdoor Adventures