Oxbow's Epic Environmental Commitment

Environmental commitment is more than just a tagline to Oxbow Adventure Co – it’s a way of life. From reducing our carbon footprint to preserving water, we’re dedicated to making a positive impact on the planet. We’re all about delivering a mind-blowing guest experience to everyone who visits Oxbow Adventure Co and the surrounding region. But our team, our community and environment are just as invested to how we achieve this, and we’re constantly evaluating it at every level and for every decision we make. Sustainability is a huge part of our business and how we operate.

Join us in our mission to protect and preserve this amazing place we call home!

Environmental & Culture

EPIC. EVERYDAY. – At Oxbow Adventure Co, sustainability is at the forefront of our operations. Our team is dedicated to continuously evaluating and implementing eco-friendly practices across our business, while actively seeking ways to reduce carbon emissions and make responsible choices for the environment.

Health & Safety

SAFE AS – Health and safety is one of our top priorities. We take a comprehensive approach to ensuring the well-being of our staff and customers, while also delivering exceptional experiences. Our commitment to safety extends to our environmental practices, as we prioritise daily procedures that benefit both our business and the planet. By consistently focusing on safety and sustainability, we strive to create an environment that is both welcoming and responsible.

Social & People

BEST MATES – At Oxbow Adventure Co, we believe that our people are the heartbeat of our organisation. From the moment our staff members join us, to the time we treat our customers like best mates, we prioritise building a family-like culture that fosters strong connections and shared values. Our commitment to sustainability extends beyond our internal team; we also work closely with suppliers and agents who share our environmental goals and values to ensure that we collectively contribute to a healthier planet.


ONE STEP AHEAD – As a one-of-a-kind product, we understand the importance of preparing for long-term success. We are dedicated to anticipating and responding to future trends, seeking out opportunities that uplift our team members, while also creating a positive and lasting impact on our local community, region, and the environment for generations to come. We believe that our unwavering commitment to the future sets us apart, and drives us to continue to innovate and lead within our industry.

Legendary Sustainable Practices

Tiaki Promise

The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations. Tiaki means to care for people, place and culture. Tiaki was created through a collective desire to share a connection to the natural world, inspiring and helping visitors to travel safely and conscientiously.

We are proud to support the tiaki promise, and always invite all of our customers to feel a closer connection with the people and place around them. To commit to a promise to care for New Zealand.

Community Planting Day

We participated alongside 70 individuals from 17 local tourism businesses in the Love Queenstown Industry Planting Day, a collaborative effort with Mana Tāhuna Charitable Trust and the Wakatipu Reforestation Trust. Together, we planted more than 1700 native seedlings, making a substantial contribution to the Wetland Restoration Project at Lake Hayes, Queenstown.

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