Friends of the Tortoise
The Green Tortoise has developed many partnerships over the years here are just a few we'd like to acknowledge. Select a category from the drop-down menu below to view our partners in that category. Please contact us if you'd like to be added to this list!
Flying Kiwi: Since 1988 we have been showing travellers the best of our incredible country and we'd love to share it with you. Our tours are flexible, great fun, outstanding value, and cover all areas of NZ.
Moose Travel Network: Canada's only national jump-on, jump-off adventure bus tour network for backpackers and independent travellers. Our guided adventure bus trips are designed to give our passengers a unique look at Canada.
Wayward Bus offers small group nature-based camping tours throughout the South and centre of Australia. Getting off-the-beaten-track, giving good information and great value are what Wayward Bus is all about!
Shamrocker Adventures offers authentic Irish experiences. Their mission is to make you to feel, live, and love Ireland, and get a tremendous insight into the country.
Remote Asia Travel offers you a full service, one stop location for your planned trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos. Our Services and Code of Conduct pages list what and how we do things and we are always expanding - challenge us with an unusual request!
Crooked Trails: A non-profit, community-based travel organization helping people broaden their understanding of the planet and its diverse cultures through education, community development and responsible travel.
Andaman Discoveries: Supports community-led development by acting as bridge to respectful visitors and volunteers through sponsorship of education, conservation, and cultural empowerment.
Moon Travel Handbooks publishes award-winning, comprehensive travel guides to destinations throughout North America and Hawaii, Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Pacific.
Hostels and Hotels
Pacific Rim Hostels: Your place to find some of the best hostels on the west coast of the United States, Canada, and Mexico
The Black Sheep Inn: the Black Sheep Inn is a small Eco Hotel high in the rural Andes of Ecuador. Great base for horseback excursions, mountain bike riding, and day hiking. Travel, Adventure, Budget Vacation and Ecotourism at its best!
The Hostel Handbook: The definitive guide to hostels in the USA and Canada. The website also contains information and links for budget travel worldwide.
GoNOMAD.com, the alternative way to travel, provides travelers with all of the information and inspiration they need to plan their next trip.
eXito Travel: eXito offers discount airfare to Latin America utilizing consolidator contracts to Mexico, Central America, and South America. All agents are experienced budget travellers with extensive knowledge of Central and South America. Click to book a flight with exito.
Gapyear.com: Travel, backpacking, and volunteering service.
Green Earth Travel was founded in 1991, and is one of the premier vegetarian-, vegan-, and eco-travel agencies in the country. We cater to the discriminating traveler, those who desire to maintain their healthy and sane lifestyle while adventuring throughout the world.
Youth and Teen Adventures
Camp Unalayee, whose slogan is No Child Left Inside, is an accredited summer camp for Youths ages 10-17. Located in Northern California , we welcome campers from all over the world, all backgrounds, and all income levels to live in and explore the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Unalayee is a unique place and program for adventurous young people.