Photo taken by: Shannon Higgs (Flying Kiwi Traveller)

Employment Opportunities

Tours New Zealand - Tour Guide Roles

Flying Kiwi specialise in tours of New Zealand that lies 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...


We are looking for experienced candidates who are passionate about our fantastic country and relish the opportunities and challenges that adventure travel creates.  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. 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)
  • Bonus incentives for service achievements
  • 27 days on and 9 days off working schedule
  • Great opportunities for career development and progression 

If you are an experienced, enthusiastic and professional with NZ Residency or a work visa and a NZ Drivers licence with a minimum of Class 2 and "P" endorsement then we want to hear from you. Drop us a line via email here.


If you're looking for an exciting and challenging role that provides excellent experience with one of the industry's leading tour operators this could be for you.

We are looking for tourism students, guides or those with a genuine love and enthusiasm for travel around New Zealand who would like to become a Tour Assistant on our summer tours from October 2018 to April 2019.

The role is a fantastic opportunity to experience and enjoy the greatest parts of New Zealand. Tour Assistants are required from October to May and work a 27 days on 9 days off working schedule. 

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