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 2013 Salary Guide', 2013.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a full-time job as a tour guide are poor due to low demand for their services and few job openings.
Eve Vaughan standing and speaking in the forest

Eve Vaughan explaning the uses Māori made of native plants

Last updated 4 June 2015