Photo taken by: Shannon Higgs (Flying Kiwi Traveller)

Employment Opportunities

Tours New Zealand - Tour Guide Roles

Flying Kiwi specialise in tours of New Zealand beyond the tourist trail.

Do you love nature, camping, hiking, cycling and sharing the best of New Zealand with the rest of the world?! Then keep reading...


If you are passionate about New Zealand and the great outdoors and relish the opportunities and challenges that adventure travel creates we want to hear from you! Flying Kiwi is an increasingly popular choice for travelers and great guides are key to the success and continued growth of our business. Working with us you will be part of a close knit team working together to offer the highest levels of customer service.

With 2 great guides on every bus (Tour Leader and Tour Guide) we're not only looking for individuals but if you're a fantastic duo, i.e. couple or friends that want to work together we provide a unique opportunity for you to do so.

When part of the Flying Kiwi family the focus is on a professional and enjoyable working environment with benefits including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Excellent training and support provided
  • Minimum of two driver/guides on every bus
  • Smaller group sizes (max 26)
  • Structured 27 day on 9 day off work schedule throughout the summer season (Oct-Apr)
  • Great opportunities for career development and progression 

If you have a great personality, are enthusiastic and professional with a NZ Residency or work visa and a NZ Drivers licence with a minimum of Class 2 and "P" endorsement then we want to hear from you. Send us your CV and a brief intro as to why you'd be great for the role by email here.


This is a fantastic opportunity to experience and enjoy the greatest parts of New Zealand. You will be working a 28 day on 8 day off roster along side a Tour Leader working together to provide travelers an awesome NZ tour experience.

To work as a Flying Kiwi Tour Guide you must have excellent organisational skills, enjoy cooking and engaging with customers from around the world, love camping and the outdoors and have a good knowledge of New Zealand.

This role is from October 2019 to April 2020.

Let us know why you'd be great for the role by sending us your CV via email here.

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