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How to Stay Safe Outdoors

This blog was originally posted by Alice Milne (Bushman Alice) via aliceadventuring.com. Click to view more of her posts....

July 22, 2019

Māui Dolphins Are On the Brink of Extinction

New Zealand is often seen as a very clean, green and natural paradise to many overseas audiences. Even when they arrive on our shores, our visitors seldom know the truth. New Zealand’s wildlife is in critical condition with many native species either on the brink of extinction, or endangered. The Hector and Māui dolphin population is in a crisis here in New Zealand, and few are talking about it. The Department of Conservation report a mere 63 individuals of Māui dolphins are left, making th...

June 28, 2019

Multiday Hikes with Bushman Tours

Multiday hikes with Bushman Tours is any track that will take you more than two days to complete (or two nights or more out). We offer these options to keen hikers who are looking to immerse themselves into the region they’ve picked. It helps people visiting or exploring the region to get a real sense of the nature, wildlife and why the locals love to live there. Multiday hikes are designed to give you the full experience at a good price. If you’re coming to New Zealand, it’s only right ...

March 31, 2019

Overnight Hikes with Bushman Tours

If you’re looking for a chance to get away from hotels and hostels, you’re after something more unique and want to wake up at the foot of a mountain, you have to spend it out in our backcountry. Our overnight hikes are our most popular booking as it allows our Adventurers to get a real taste of that feeling of accomplishment after a days hiking. Whether you reach a hut or set up a tent/bivvy in the bush, getting a fire going and getting to really know your Bushman is simply the best feeling....

March 8, 2019

Day Hikes with Bushman Tours

Our day hikes are perfect for those short on time, don’t want to spend too much or has an afternoon to kill and wants to get out and about. Most of our day hikes are located near to key meeting spots, meaning you can be there and back without having to worry too much about where you’ll go next that day. If you’re looking to experience our day walks that many of us locals do each weekend, then these are perfect to book. ...

March 8, 2019

Top 10 outdoor activities in New Zealand

If you’re visiting New Zealand this year or perhaps, you’re already here trying to work out the difference between “yeah, na” and “na, yeah”, then chances are you’re wondering what are the top 10 things to do here? Well, a quick search on Google will provide you a wave of ideas, it’s a national crisis to decide on what the top 10 actually are though. Bushman Tours has you sorted with our outdoor focused trips. After all, NZ is the #1 country in the world for outdoors activities! ...

March 2, 2019

My Favourite New Zealand Hikes

This blog was originally featured on Wholesome Hobbit, written by Sami. Bushman Tours has been given permission to repost this feature. You can also contact us to have your blog featured.--- Note* Hiking is usually called tramping in NZ. But I couldn’t exactly name this post “My favourite New Zealand tramps”. These hikes are all located in the South Island....

January 28, 2019

We’re recruiting | Accountant Wanted

In the run up to 2019, we have our vast level of strategies and campaigns well under way, we’re looking for an accountant to join our mission and assist in vital tasks and forecasting. The ideal person will be a chartered accountant with good experience in assisting the SME industry. This person is likely to have a few other clients of this size and has worked hard on building long-lasting and credible relationships with them. For Bushman Tours, we don’t just want someone to forecast our nu...

December 3, 2018

Bushman Tours adds Kaikoura Wildlife Rescue to The List

Chief Bushman, Ollie Law and the team at Bushman Tours are excited to introduce you to the work of Sabrina Luecht, who single-handedly manages Kaikoura Wildlife Rescue. During a routine research hour on local conservation, the team came across a video that had gone viral thanks to a share by LadBible. The video stood out as it was tagged as New Zealand, specifically Kaikoura. After looking deeper, we came to know the work of Sabrina and her partner. “Before we’d even set up our own Instagra...

November 10, 2018

Bushman Tours | What we do

The foundation that Bushman Tours is built on, focuses on two key objectives. A passion for conservation and the environment, and, educating the masses on this. By using these two simple but important values, we can then build campaigns and concepts to help achieve them in greater numbers. After all, that was what the business was originally built on anyway. “I was walking a track deep in Arthurs Pass when I asked Zoe how many tourists she thought were also out here? We didn’t pass any, an...

October 20, 2018

Bushman Tours | How we do it

There is no lack of tourism in New Zealand and no expected decline in the number of visitors to our shores in the foreseeable future. We’re lucky to live in an economy where our key source of income is so healthy. Top this with agriculture and trade, NZ is a fantastic place to live. In this short blog, we explain how we fit into this extensive network of opportunities as presented by our Chief Bushman, Ollie Law....

October 16, 2018

Bushman Tours | Why we do what we do

New Zealand is now ranked 7th on countries people would most like to visit sometime in their lives. In the last three years, 1.1 million visitors participated in some form of walking or hiking. Domestic tourism contributed to $14 billion to New Zealand’s economy by year-end 2013. In summary, tourism is a major part of what New Zealand now is to the world; a beautiful, mystical land with welcoming people. Similar popularity in conservation and the environment has also increased over the last d...

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