ProGuides New Zealand is the not-for-profit association
of professional tour guides and driver guides in New Zealand

Our mission is to raise the profile of the profession of tour guides whilst maintaining our high standards
of work and customer service in consideration of New Zealand as a tourist destination.


Our organisation promotes professional excellence and sustainable care for New Zealand as a tourist destination. In joining ProGuides you will have a voice – through an organisation with well-established networks and industry relations such as Service IQ, Departement of Conservation - DOC, Tourism Industry Association - TIA and Tourism Export Council.

ProGuides is a member of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) which is an affiliate member of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and an official partner of UNESCO.




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Thank you for your intention to organise a famil for ProGuides. Its a great tool to show collegues and ProGuides members what might be yet unknown or simply of interest. However there are some guidelines we would like you to follow which you may download here (Login required).

For any famils please contact the committee by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.