Guide at a Glance
Wanaka, South Island, New Zealand
Photo Tour, Sightseeing
Wanaka Photo Safari
Gilbert van Reenen is a Dutch photographer residing near Wanaka, New Zealand with his wife, Robyn. He trained as a veterinary scientist at New Zealand’s defining University, Massey, and has practiced in various parts of the South Island. In 1995, he decided to turn his life long passion for photography into a second professional career and rapidly gained a reputation as a creative commercial photographer. Gilbert is a man with many talents, as he is a keen aviator, as well as an ecology and botany researcher. He spent five summers exploring the headwaters of nearly every major river catchment in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, mostly on foot. With Gilbert’s many talents and years of experience, he offers some of the best Photo Safaris New Zealand has to offer.