How it works

New Zealand flaxI’m available exclusively for hire as your private guide, which means you’ll have my undivided attention and your precious vacation time won’t be at the mercy of a group of strangers. I’ll work closely with you to create a very personal way to experience the highlights and best-kept secrets of New Zealand’s South Island and I’ll be the one who turns up to accompany you on the day.

Whether you’re looking for a hiking guide for the day or a versatile local private guide for several weeks, each Alpine Adventures tour is bespoke and customised to exceed your expectations.

To give you an idea of what to expect in my quote, my guiding day rate starts at NZ$800 + 15% NZ tax, which is what I would charge for a day hike within driving distance of Queenstown whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple or for a party of up to four people. Larger families or groups are absolutely welcome but additional transport costs would apply. If you’d like me to meet you in another location or you’d like to go further afield by limousine, helicopter, boat or light plane, I would add that to your quote along with accommodation or any other special requests.

Ready to treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure? Contact me and I’ll start crafting an itinerary that’s just right for you.

What’s included:

  • Door to door transport. I will arrange all necessary transport to ensure your days run smoothly. I’ll pick you up at your accommodation to go over our plans and return you at the end of the day with lots of memories and stories to tell.
  • A delicious picnic lunch and healthy snacks are included and made to order fresh that morning, according to any allergies or dietary restrictions you may have.
  • Photography. Most people like to bring their own camera but I’ll take shots of you throughout the day as well that I’ll email you.
  • I’ll provide any specialised equipment we might need (such as hiking poles, first aid kit, climbing gear, etc.) and you’ll just need to turn up wearing comfortable clothes and sturdy shoes.

How to Book:
When you’re ready to proceed, just let me know and I’ll send you a final itinerary and ask for any dietary or medical requirements.  You’ll also receive an invoice and full payment is due 10 days before arrival. Payment options include bank deposit, PayPal, Visa or Mastercard.

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