Tour Guide

Kaiārahi Rōpū Haere

Tour guides escort people on sightseeing, educational or other tours, and describe points of interest.


There are no set pay rates for tour guides, but they usually earn

$25K-$60K per year

Source: Trade Me Jobs, 'July–December 2015 Salary Guide', 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a tour guide are average and depend on your level of knowledge and experience, as well as seasonal demand.
Eve Vaughan standing and speaking in the forest

Eve Vaughan explaining to her tour group how Māori used native plants

Last updated 20 October 2016