Guide at a Glance
North Island, New Zealand
Farm Tour, Sightseeing
Frans de Jong is the owner and operator of Southern Belle Orchard specialising in farm tours. He grew up on a dairy farm in Holland and studied chemistry. His love and passion for farming kept him in the agriculture laboratory for 27 years.
his philosophy is that a plant stays healthy and productive as long as he takes care of it and feeds it in a natural way, giving it all the nutrients and micro elements given in nature. Frans likes to spend his weekend morning trips to the Hamilton and Tauranga Farmers Market.
Frans and his team are very friendly and easy to talk to. They really enjoy answering all your questions. They invites you to come and visit their orchard.