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It's all about the people at NZ Road Trip

Everyone loves a Road Trip and we can help you plan the perfect one!

Famous for its beauty, its people and its laid back lifestyle, New Zealand is the road trip destination of a lifetime.
Road Trip is only a few years old but is lucky to be part of the New Zealand Fine Touring group who has almost 20 years of New Zealand travel experience.  New Zealand is our home and we are thankful every day that it is. Based in Wanaka, on the South Island, we are surrounded by the most beautiful scenery, so, not only will we create the perfect road trip but we are here on the ground to make sure everything runs smoothly while you're on the road. Our team of expert road trippers immerse themselves in everything this country has to offer - from our majestic mountains to our crystal clear lakes and our stunning coast.
Since the beginning, our focus has been on quality and great value and we ensure the services we use, the accommodation we recommend, the car rental companies we book with, and the activities we suggest to you for your road trip all offer a truly great experience. 
We take this combination of experience, knowledge and passion and wrap it up in the perfect road trip for you. Get in touch today and we can start planning your Self Drive package today - let's go on an adventure.

If you think you would like to work for NZ Road Trip then check out job opportunities here.

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The Tiaki Promise
Tiaki means to care for people and place


New Zealand is precious and however we travel, we all have a responsibility to look after this country.
The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand now and for future generations. We at NZ Road Trip are committed to this promise. 
By following the Tiaki Promise, you are also making a commitment to New Zealand and acting as a guardian protecting and preserving our home.

NZ Road Trip supports the Tiaki Promise

Meet our team of NZ Roadtrippers here

Staff list
Victoria Parrack
Victoria Parrack

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I have been living in the Southern Hemisphere for over 6 years now and I am passionate about New Zealand's extraordinary outdoors, exploring the cities or seeking out the wonderful NZ bird life. I have loved exploring and experiencing everything NZ has to offer and I can't wait to share this with our customers.

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Louise Hodge
Louise Hodge

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I am New Zealand Maori born, and grew up on the North Shore of Auckland. For the last few years I have been living in and exploring the South Island of New Zealand. I spend most of my spare time in the outdoors, hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. Through my travels I’ve discovered that my own home country is one of the best to explore and enjoy new experiences in. From Great Walks, to wine tours, whale watching and exploring the mountains, New Zealand really does have it all. I have many experiences I’d love to share with you to help create your perfect itinerary.

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Janette Bagley
Janette Bagley

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

For over 20 years now I have worked in tourism. During that time I have seen many clients return to me for help and support on their next journey, and it is so rewarding. Other roles I have had helped people see the world but I have to say I love being able to focus on my home and share the wonderful New Zealand with international guests.

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Louise Barrett
Louise Barrett

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I am originally from Australia but after visiting New Zealand I loved it so much that I settled here. Of course, I still support my home country of Australia in every sport - makes for good rivalry with my friends! I love this country and the opportunities it offers. I especially enjoyed my trip to Aoraki/Mt. Cook as well as taking a flight over Tongariro National Park both truly spectacular. Give me a call and we can plan the perfect vacation for you.

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Chelsea Lodge
Chelsea Lodge

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Growing up in Christchurch and spent most of my summers in Central Otago. I took off overseas as soon as I finished university and explored the world for a few years, returning to New Zealand with a new appreciation of the country for its beautiful scenery and our special culture. With my extensive knowledge of New Zealand and all, it has to offer I look forward to making all your New Zealand holiday dreams come true.

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Petra Obrovska
Petra Obrovska

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I have travelled extensively both solo as well as a guide. I have experienced many beautiful moments as well as situations that did not go 100% according to plan. The amazing adventures taught me how to appreciate life and the world around me. Those that were not perfect helped me learn how to keep my calm and resolve tricky situations. My aim is to create trouble-free, memorable holidays that will make my clients leave NZ with a smile on their faces. 

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Sabina Din
Sabina Din

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Originally from the “sunny” UK, at the ripe old age of 22 I decided to pack up and start exploring the world. After visiting over 40 different countries, I found my home…New Zealand! Now I couldn’t imagine anywhere more wonderful to live! Breathtaking scenery, culture and friendly Kiwis are what makes this place so extraordinary, but don’t take my word for it, come and find out for yourself! 😊 This passion for travel and love for New Zealand is what will ensure the dedicated team and I will create you the trip of a lifetime!

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Tia Chesser
Tia Chesser

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Born in Adelaide, Australia, I've travelled to over 30 countries over the past 10 years and New Zealand is where I've chosen to call home. With breathtaking surroundings and a plentiful of hidden gems to be explored. The mountains are why I came but the culture and experiences are why I stay and what I want to share with the rest of the world.

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Carly Baker
Carly Baker

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Originally from Sydney, Australia, I moved to Wanaka about 5 years ago. I was drawn to New Zealand for its snowboarding and the mountains but found myself falling in love with the summers here too - from Mountain Biking, and Golfing to Jet Boating. I have a passion for travel and love talking about globetrotting as well as seeing how travel makes people feel. At NZ Road Trip, my mission is to share what this stunning country has to offer.

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Christina Brockie
Christina Brockie

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I was born in Dunedin, the lower South Island, but I did my last year of high school in Switzerland. I love to travel and have been to Europe, South East Asia, UK and Dubai but I visited Wanaka every year when I was younger, so I knew where I was always going to end up. I love exploring the outdoors and enjoy skiing, camping and 4wd so our base here in Wanaka is the ideal location for that. If I’m not around Wanaka taking photos in my spare time you will find me cruising to Dunedin to see my family on my motorbike! I look forward to working with you and creating your perfect holiday.

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Nichole White
Nichole White

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I was born in Cape Town and moved to the hustle and bustle of London when I was 10 years old. I craved fresh air, mountains and an outdoors lifestyle.  In 2018 I made the move to Wanaka and am loving every minute! My weekends consist of trying to cram in as much adventure as possible. I absolutely love to explore and find hidden gems. To top it off I have the best job... sharing these hidden gems with you!

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Harriet McGregor
Harriet McGregor

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I walked the 3,000km Te Araroa trail from the top to the bottom of New Zealand and fell in love with the amazing landscape of the country and its friendly locals. I love any chance to have an adventure and am excited to show you how much New Zealand has to offer.

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Kayla Gray
Kayla Gray

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I grew up in a small town northwest of Auckland, and while it may have been in the middle of nowhere, I learned to make my own fun and appreciate the little things in life. I am now located in the stunning Wanaka, where the picturesque landscape feels like living on a movie set. My travels, both near and far, have fuelled my love for exploring everything this world has to offer. After studying tourism following high school, I am now equipped with the tools to help you create a once-in-a-lifetime experience in our beautiful country.

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Angela Winton
Angela Winton

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

First experiencing the South Island on a family road trip as a child, I still find I can't get enough of the stunning scenery our country has to offer. Coming off a long career as an international travel consultant I'm excited to now be selling New Zealand as a destination and the variety of experiences it has to offer.

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Kayla Bailey
Kayla Bailey

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I was originally born in Cairns Australia and when I was 6 years old my parents sold everything and took me and my sister to New Orleans where they bought a sail yacht. We lived on it for 6 years and travelled through the Caribbean and then went through the Panama Canal and spent a bit of time in the South Pacific ocean. We eventually returned to Australia and based ourselves in the Sunshine Coast where I completed high school. After coming to New Zealand on holiday, I instantly fell in love and have now made Wanaka my home. Travelling is a huge part of my childhood and continues to be a major part of my life, it is a deep passion and I am super excited to share that with you when assisting you in creating your perfect holiday.

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Anna Le Roux
Anna Le Roux

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Originally from France, I arrived in New Zealand in 2019 and instantly fell in love with the country. New Zealand is ever-changing which makes your travel here such a special and unique experience. I love to go off-the-beaten-track, explore the wilderness and encounter native wildlife. I’ve spent a lot of time exploring the country and I love sharing my passion for this special place with my clients. I am excited to help you create your dream holiday!

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Shelby Hewlett
Shelby Hewlett

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I recently moved to New Zealand from the Scottish Highlands and am now living in the sunny town of Wanaka. I have a degree in Adventure Tourism Management and a passion for creating unique experiences in the mountains. I enjoy exploring areas with authentic local character and culture! I strive to provide a warm approachable service that thrives through creativity and innovation when finding that balance in forming itineraries bespoke to your needs. I am so excited to learn more about this diverse country full of abundant opportunities and be able to offer the best support for your venture. 

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Ziggy Callan
Ziggy Callan

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I am originally from the Yarra Valley, a stunning wine region in Australia and I have many amazing memories from my travels throughout. After falling in love with the South Island of New Zealand, I relocated to Wanaka to continue exploring all this beautiful country has to offer. From the lakes and mountains to skiing, hiking and exploring all the amazing cuisine. I am passionate about sharing this beautiful place and am excited to help plan your next dream holiday.

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Owen Hunt
Owen Hunt

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Having spent 4 years travelling around Canada, Europe and South America, working across all areas of the ski and hospitality industry, I realised my dream and moved to New Zealand. I spent 4 months travelling in my van, exploring all the sights NZ has to offer and love that I can share my experiences with others looking for an equally amazing time in this beautiful country. Though winter is where I thrive, in summer I still can’t tear myself away from the mountains. I spend my time hiking and rock climbing and love to help others out with where the best spots are!

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Neisha Hill
Neisha Hill

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I have always loved to travel and have a passion for sharing this with others. I have visited many countries around the world and nowhere has ever come close to New Zealand. It offers a wide variety of incredible experiences and has something for everyone. The landscapes can't be beaten and there is so much wildlife and natural beauty at every turn. From swimming with dolphins, climbing mountains, rushing down waterfalls, drinking world class wine, flying above glaciers, it really is a magical place. Designing bespoke once in a life time holidays for people to explore this beautiful country is a dream come true. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

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Mackenzie Neely
Mackenzie Neely

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I am originally from Canada and have been living in New Zealand since 2022. I quickly fell in love with everything that New Zealand has to offer, from its beautiful lakes and beaches to its towering mountains and incredible wildlife. I am passionate about travel and excited to be in a position where I can share my knowledge about New Zealand!

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Ella Stalker
Ella Stalker

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

After spending the last two and a half years in Canada, travelling and working in various roles across the travel industry, I decided to follow my dream and move to New Zealand. Since arriving here, I have fallen in love with the natural beauty that New Zealand has to offer, from the stunning mountains and lakes to the breathtaking coastlines. As someone who has a keen interest in travelling, I am thrilled to be in a position where I can share my knowledge and passion for travel with others!

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Jon Andrews
Jon Andrews

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

After leaving the UK 10 years ago, I fell in love with New Zealand. Since then, I have been working in the travel industry and organising tours for 9 years. From climbing mountains across New Zealand to kayaking the beautiful blue oceans & lakes, this region has so much to offer. I love a good road trip, and New Zealand easily offers some of the best in the world. Everywhere you look could easily be put on a postcard, so I always advise travellers to make sure their cameras have enough battery life to capture the breathtaking scenery.

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Katie Goodman
Katie Goodman

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I first stepped foot in New Zealand 10 years ago and immediately fell in love with this outstanding country. I spent two months travelling around in a campervan called Albert and couldn’t wait for the next opportunity to visit. After completing my degree in Sport and Exercise Science, I started working for a tailor-made holiday company in the UK, specialising in trips to Australia and New Zealand. During this time I was fortunate enough to visit Australia and New Zealand on multiple occasions, experiencing the tours and accommodations recommended to clients. After 4 years, I decided it was time to move to the spectacular New Zealand to really embrace the culture and feeling of this special place and I haven’t looked back since! 

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Gina Lowen
Gina Lowen

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Born and raised in New Zealand I have travelled around the country multiple times and have many future travel goals to keep exploring. I would be delighted to help you plan your dream holiday so that you have the trip of a lifetime in New Zealand.

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Lisa Gloeckner
Lisa Gloeckner

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I'm a passionate traveller who made Wanaka my home five years ago. New Zealand stole my heart, and I love spreading that love in the travel industry. Creating custom itineraries is my jam, and I've got your back from fiords to alpine trails, and city vibes to lakeside serenity. Let's make your New Zealand dream come true, one personalised journey at a time!

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Emily-Rose James
Emily-Rose James

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I love showing off my home country and sharing my passion for travel with others! I have many years of experience studying and working in tourism in New Zealand. I have lived in many places across the South Island and explored much of the North Island too, so I have a wealth of knowledge and tips I can't wait to share with you.  

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Chris Waddick
Chris Waddick

TRAVEL SPECIALIST SUPPORT

Born and raised in New Zealand’s deep south, I’ve travelled extensively around my home country, particularly the South Island (definitely the best island in my opinion!). My background in conservation and hospitality means I have genuine knowledge of local secrets, wildlife hotspots, and off-the-beaten-track destinations. I also know what to avoid and the best times of year to visit different places and encounter wildlife.

Danielle Lillico
Danielle Lillico

TRAVEL SPECIALIST SUPPORT

I love to travel and have spent a lot of my life searching for the next adventure and exciting destination to visit. When I arrived in New Zealand, I knew that I had found my home away from home. This beautiful country offers everything I could ever want - adventure, incredible hospitality, and beautiful scenery. I am excited to share my wealth of knowledge with you and help you experience the amazing wonders of New Zealand firsthand.

Brittany Withell
Brittany Withell

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

I have lived in this beautiful country my whole life, and I am proud to call myself a New Zealand citizen! Helping people is at the core of my being, and making people happy is equally important to me. I absolutely love the outdoors and get excited about new adventures! I am here to support you in any way and am excited to help you embrace new exciting travel experiences. 

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Sophie McKenzie
Sophie McKenzie

TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Growing up in Australia and England I was lucky enough to travel all around the world with my amazing family, and since stepping out on my own I've been able to explore even more of this beautiful planet (specifically New Zealand). This has given me an incredible insight into what makes a truly unforgettable holiday and that's what I’d love to create for you!

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Dana Aplin
Dana Aplin

TRAVEL SPECIALIST SUPPORT

I was born and raised in the beautiful Bay of Islands of New Zealand and now reside in Wanaka. I have covered almost every corner of the country but there is always more to explore! We have a strong travel culture and sense of adventure here in NZ, and it’s infectious to everyone who visits. I love our part of the world because of the isolated wild places, and incredible endemic biodiversity that you need to see for yourself to believe!

Madi Stroud
Madi Stroud

TRAVEL SPECIALIST SUPPORT

I grew up in Auckland and moved to the South Island in 2019. I haven't looked back since! One of the best things about living in Wanaka is having easy access to mountains, lakes, rivers, and forests. Travelling is a passion of mine and I take great satisfaction in planning an amazing holiday. As a Kiwi, I'm proud of my country and have travelled extensively throughout New Zealand and I love helping others discover the beauty!

Linda Wells
Linda Wells

Sales and Customer Service Manager

A true Kiwi local, with a strong passion for New Zealand including being renowned for my strong southern accent. My career has always been in hospitality and tourism management, varying from reservations to general hotel management. I’m an expert in service delivery to ensure client expectations are exceeded. My in-depth knowledge of New Zealand including the dedication, passion, and care to ensure all clients create the most amazing memories is the reason I love the industry and my role.

Marissa Cuadero
Marissa Cuadero

KEY AGENT SUPPORT

I love the great outdoors so coming to New Zealand as a hotel management student 8 years ago was the best decision I have made. Spending 7 years in the tourism industry as an assistant manager, I have developed a special sense of how to be a problem solver and am a great asset to anyone who might need my help.