Meghan Maloney

Photographer - New Zealand

A bit about Meghan

I'm a lover of finding beautiful places to photograph and not just the traditional tourist shots either, because for me the most memorable travel moments are all the unexpected little places along the way, where the light turns an ordinary scene into one of wonder and one you just have to capture.

Meghan's Latest Trips

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New Zealand: The Best of the Best North Island Photo Spots

Starting from $3000 USD
New Zealand: The Best of the Best North Island Photo Spots
I've lived and breathed so many of these amazing locations since I live in the North Island myself. I have visited many of the locations in this guide in different seasons and in all kinds of light and if I'm recommending you to visit them on your trip of a lifetime it's because their appeal and beauty transcends any given day or time.
Catch a glimpse of Mount Taranaki
Watch the sunrise over the ocean at Cathedral Cove
Wake up in Matai Bay - Northland's best kept secret
Gaze in wonder at the night skies over Lake Tarawera
Experience NZ's most powerful waterfall at Marokopa

Trip Highlights

Whangarei
Whangarei is the gateway to NZ's beautiful winterless north. I love the fact it's only a 2 hour drive from Auckland yet couldn't be further away from...
Matai Bay
I rate the DOC campsite here at Matai Bay the best in NZ for an 'off the beaten track' beach experience - and if you do happen to have a drone you'll...
Cape Reinga
Cape Reinga is the northern most point of the North Island, and visiting the windswept cape and lighthouse is a really spiritual experience. It has cu...
Waipoua Forest
New Zealand is home to amazing native forests and there's no better place to explore them than the giant Kauri trees found in Waipoua Forest. It is an...
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New Zealand: A Photographer's Guide to the Real NZ

Starting from $3000 USD
New Zealand: A Photographer's Guide to the Real NZ
It's not the NZ you'll see from the window of a tourist bus, but the real thing! In this trip you'll experience the real NZ, places you might never have dreamed of putting on the itinerary, and locations you'll find yourself wanting to linger over because they're so sensational you can't bear to leave!
Mirror reflections at Lake Matheson
The hike to Rob Roy Glacier
The scenic drive to Milford Sound
NZ's amazing night skies at Mount Cook
Experience the sunrise at Nugget Point

Trip Highlights

Kaikoura
NZ's most abundant sea life can all be found here - encounter a variety of whale species in their natural environment, swim with the dolphins, walk on...
Arthurs Pass
Arthurs Pass is one NZ's greatest roads to drive from the east coast to the west with breathtaking scenery around almost every corner. Along the way y...
Lake Matheson and West Coast Glaciers
NZ's West Coast has some of the finest combination of rainforest, coastal and mountain views, often all contained in one wide sweeping vista. Base you...
Haast Pass/Cameron Flat
The drive through Haast Pass is one of my favourite roads in NZ, there are so many waterfalls to stop and see along the way that you'll be spoilt for...

Why pick my trips

As a landscape photographer, I've travelled to many beautiful and often underrated spots in the country to capture the essence of NZ's natural environment. I want to share these with you so you can experience the real NZ when you visit, I want you to experience moments that take your breath away and create memories that you'll remember for the rest of your life.

Meghan's Latest Shots

The Blue Spring
The Blue Spring
The Blue Spring
Climb Rainbow Mountain
Catch the sunrise at Homunga Bay's waterfall
Moments with Meghan - 1 day Photography Masterclass
Moments with Meghan - 1 day Photography Masterclass
Moments with Meghan - 1 day Photography Masterclass