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Meghan Maloney
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Shaun Jeffers
Photographer - New Zealand
Kyle Mulinder
Photographer - New Zealand

New Zealand Trips

Photography

14-Day Self Drive Photography Trip in New Zealand’s South Island

Starting from $1845 USD
14-Day Self Drive Photography Trip in New Zealand’s South Island

Discover the South Island and experience the real New Zealand through the eyes of an award-winning local nature photographer. All from the comforts of your own home whilst on the road!  Photograph the mirror reflections at Lake Matheson, take a scenic flight and cruise to the incredible Milford Sound, experience the adventure town of Queenstown and visit the awe inspiring Aoraki/Mt Cook for some of the best hiking in New Zealand.

Lake Wanaka Cruise & Island Nature Walk
Franz Josef Kayak Adventure
Ultimate Alpine Experience over Aoraki/Mt Cook
Learn Traditional Maori Stone Carving
Secret photography locations by Meghan Maloney

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Christchurch to Hokitika
Day 1: Christchurch to Hokitika
Pick up your motorhome and head straight for one of the best drives in New Zealand, the famous Arthurs Pass. Along the way you'll explore Castle Hill...
Day 2: Hokitika to West Coast Glaciers
Day 2: Hokitika to West Coast Glaciers
Start your day by visiting a local carving studio where you will learn what traditional carving is all about and immerse yourself in the Maori culture...
Day 3: West Coast Glaciers
Day 3: West Coast Glaciers
On your second day in the West Coast Glaciers, you'll experience the Original Franz Josef Kayak Adventure! This guided kayak tour takes about 3 hours...
Adventure

6-Day Self Drive Ultimate Adventure in Northland

Starting from $900 USD
6-Day Self Drive Ultimate Adventure in Northland

Discover the best in adventure that Northland has to offer. Follow this trail created by one of New Zealand's most energetic filmmakers.

Experience diving in one of the best sub-tropical locations in the world, paraglide over the Bay of Islands as well as discover some amazing waterfalls and hikes. Oh, and the sandboarding! In the evenings you'll relax for 2 nights Glamping, stay at a totally chill surf shack and enjoy 2 nights in a secluded cliff top location atop the Bay of Islands.

Travel time: 13.5 hrs

Distance: 950 kms

Sunrise at Cape Regina
2 nights Glamping in Whangarei
The best sub-tropical diving in the world
Sand Board Te Paki Dunes
Parasailing over Bay of Islands

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Auckland to Whangarei
Day 1: Auckland to Whangarei
After starting the trip in busy Auckland, arriving in Whangarei is a breath of fresh air (literally). This costal town is an epic way to kick off this...
Day 2: Tutukaka
Day 2: Tutukaka
Some of the best diving in the world. Whether you're a scuba diver, or just love snorkeling you'll be spoilt in Tutukaka.
Day 3: Whangarei to Kaitaia
Day 3: Whangarei to Kaitaia
Leaving Whangarei you'll visit the mighty Tane Mahuta on the way to Paihia. Paiha is known as the gateway to the sandy beaches of the Bay of Islands.
Photography

12-Day Lord Of The Rings Photography Trip in New Zealand's North Island

Starting from $1500 USD
12-Day Lord Of The Rings Photography Trip in New Zealand's North Island

Middle-Earth fans, gather around and discover the best of the North Island. This Lord of the Rings themed road trip is created by the official Hobbiton™ Movie Set photographer and winner of the prestigious ‘New Zealand Geographic Landscape Photographer of the Year’ award. 

Starting in Auckland, travel around in your own motorhome and visit Mordor, Mt Doom, Gollum’s Pond, Hairy Feet and the magical Glowworm Caves. You will also tour the Hobbiton™ Movie Set tour and visit the famous Weta Workshop for a behind the scenes experience and Māori Cultural Tour. 

Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tour
Rotorua
Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Mordor
Weta Workshop Experience & Māori Cultural Tour
Hairy Feet & Trollshaw Forest
Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. Black Abyss
Glow Worm Caves

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Auckland to Hamilton
Day 1: Auckland to Hamilton
Start your trip in the vibrant harbour capital of New Zealand. Pick up your motorhome in Auckland and make your way to Hamilton. Get excited as today,...
Day 2: Hamilton to Rotorua
Day 2: Hamilton to Rotorua
Rotorua is a dream photography location. Known as the geothermic capital of New Zealand, you’ll have plenty of options to explore. Head out to the mag...
Day 3: Rotorua
Day 3: Rotorua
On your second day in Rotorua, you are armed with the Diamond Pass. This gives you access to Te Puia, Skyline Rotorua Gondola, Agrodome, Polynesian Sp...

Stories about New Zealand

The Best Glamping Retreats in New Zealand

What do you get if you mix a remote camping experience, with luxury that rivals a night in a lodge? Well the answer is Glamping, and with options popping up all over New Zealand we’ve put together a list of our favourites.

COVID-19: An update from Airguides

Our team is following the latest developments around the COVID-19 outbreak closely. It’s a concerning time for everyone, including the tourism industry here in Australia and New Zealand. As of this week, there are entry restrictions in both Australia and New Zealand to prevent further spread of the outbreak. We have collected the latest information.

Travel around New Zealand in a campervan

A self drive trip in a campervan doesn’t come without its challenges, but is by far the best way to experience New Zealand! The benefit of having your own home on the road is that it gives you the freedom to set up camp in the most mind blowing locations you can imagine.