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.

Flying Kiwi is about new experiences, new friends and nights under the southern sky. If you're bored with tame tours of the same old same old then check out our New Zealand wilderness tours.

Operating for almost 30yrs, our tours allow those looking for adventure to experience the best that New Zealand has to offer. There are a range of trips available including sky diving, whale watching, swimming with dolphins, camping, hiking, kayaking, bungy jumping, zorbing and many many more. New Zealand really is the adventure capital of the world and we harness everything we can get. With so many options to choose from we make sure that our tour only covers the absolute highlights and work with the best operators. 


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 28)
  • 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 we would love to hear from you. To apply please contact me



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. Preference will be given to NZ Nationals or those that have a strong knowledge of New Zealand and who have traveled to many corners of Aotearoa.

To apply send a cover letter along with your CV via email here.