Guide at a Glance
Born, bred and schooled in Wellington, John then began working in banking. In his time at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, John was involved with hosting overseas bankers. This included trips around Wellington and allowed him to get a glimpse into guiding life.
John opened Capital Personalised Tours in mid-2013, to meet the increased demand for tourist services in the area. A nature lover as well as a wine enthusiast, John provides insights into Wellington’s spectacular scenery as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the Wairarapa wine region. He offers personalised tours showcasing the attractions of the Greater Wellington region and Wairarapa that are targeted to smaller groups using an high-end 4-wheel-drive. With that being said, John can provide tours for up to 12 people in a larger vehicle when given sufficient notice.
John has traveled extensively overseas and is well aware of the requirements of visitors to New Zealand. He continually strives to exceed his clients expectations.