Matt is a very keen golfer and loves the outdoors. He has spent a considerable amount of time in China working and studying and speaks fluent Mandarin. Matt calls New Zealand home, and loves nothing more than to show this beautiful country off to the rest of the world.
Paddy Kluts is the Head Tour Guide of Prestige Tours. Paddy has been a local in Queenstown for many years and is very knowledgeable about the areas history, wine, culture and hospitality scene including the top private chefs, photographers, locations, hot spots and galleries. For Paddy, the winter is an integral part to the life in Queentown and something he relishes. Paddy has a strong background in hospitality and is dedicated to giving personable service.
John is in the tourism business and has a passionate commitment to the future of Maori participation at all levels of the visitor industry. His tribal affiliations are Parawhau, Te Uri Roroi, Ngati Whatua, ko Ngai Tawake ki te Moana, Te honihoni na Ngapuhi Nui Tonu. Over the past 28 years he has worked steadily to turn the concept of cultural tourism into a business reality, dynamic and underpinned by authentic and sustainable experiences and engagement with Maori.
Samuel St. George
Born with a golf club in hand and a love for the outdoors, Sam is always a favourite with our guests. His extensive knowledge of Australasia delivers the personal and special experiences synonymous with the Eighth Wonder Travel brand. Sam grew up in the Hawke’s Bay then joined Kauri Cliffs in the Bay of Islands to begin his golf career. Having spent many years abroad working for some of the world's best golf clubs he now runs our Sydney office.
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A native Australian, Mick moved to New Zealand in 2003, following his love Pinor Noir. He settled in Arrowtown and immediately fell in love with New Zealand. Initially employed as a wine consultant for Gibbston Valley Winery, Mick quickly established a reputation for his deep understanding of the region's wine, and has spent the past decade working with some of the country's leading winemakers. Mick is also an avid golfer and an active member at Arrowtown Golf Club.
With over 15 years working in and around the NZ wine industry, Bill has been privileged to develop a network of winemaker and hospitality friends throughout New Zealand. Through private study and formal wine show judging assessments, he has one of the few non-winemaker positions as a senior judge at the New Zealand International Wine Show. He is a member of the New Zealand Sommelier & Wine Professionals Association.
For Bill, wine is an intriguing, never-ending puzzle of science and creativity, with a foundation in aesthetics. He is an experienced guide and travel organiser, with a wide knowledge and passion for NZ wine and food, contemporary art, music, culture and lifestyle.
Having travelled just about every road, and visited almost every town and village in New Zealand, Bill looks forward to planning and making your journey in New Zealand unique and wonderful.