I am a Freelance Private Tour Guide or Driver Guide based in Christchurch city in the South Island of New Zealand.
Being a 5th generation Kiwi (New Zealander) and coming from a rural background,I know my own backyard rather well !
I carry out driver/guiding roles both on a freelance basis ,on my own account as well as for reputable tour and travel related companies.
Previously being a Director & founder of a well respected Transport Tour Company for around 14 years, taking private sightseeing & related tours in and around the region & through out the South Island and sometimes the all of NZ.
I do get rather busy guiding over the summer months Sept - April.
Full Member : Proguides (NewZealand's Proffesional Guiding Assn).
LTNZ Transport Operaters Passenger Service Licence :92243/01
NZ Driver Licences 1,2,4,6 : both Small & Large Passenger Vehicles ,"P" Endorsement.
NZQA Milford Sound Road Winter Driver Accredited #239.
St.John Work Place First Aid Certificate
Member NZ BMWOR (motorbikes)
Tour guide services/sample itinerary:
With several years experience mainly as a private Driver/Guiding smaller parties and looking after all kinds of visitors to NZ from almost every part of the World.
Including couples, families,small private tour parties, special interest groups,visiting travel agents, media & film crews, trade deligations,VIP's and the likes to name a few that have used my services, either directly or via travel agents, Inbound tour companies or other organisations.
Be it a city sight seeing tour of Christchurch, a day tour in the Canterbury region or an extended tour through all or part of the scenic South Island (or North!), I am always happy to help !
I'm very flexable and versitile and will show you NZ as a only a local can, So :
" Forget touring like sheep and make your tour a little more unique!"
I can help provide a vehicle to your requirements , or drive a vehicle you may have arranged or hired.
Simply e-mail me or ask your travel agent to, for anymore information, rates and availability.
All my tour guide sevices are quoted for individually depending on requirements.
Transportation by tour guide:
Yes, I'm a fully licenced NZ Passenger Service Operator with the driver licences required,
I can arrange a vehicle to your requirements from a motor cycle ,sedan, mini-coach or even a tour coach.
Or I can simply be your guide.
Tour guide interests:
Anything out-doors really !
FlyFishing (not that flash !)
Adventure Motor bike touring. Member BMWOR-NZ