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Tour Consultant – Wanaka Based

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Are you ready for a change? 

Previously worked as a travel agent & contemplating a return?

We are hiring a Tour Consultant to join our team.

Maher Tours provides fully escorted international tours focusing on the “retired or nearly retired” traveller. We create each tour itinerary ourselves and ensure they are fully inclusive and offer a quality experience for all our clients.   We have many repeat clients, with some having travelled on over 25 tours!

Prior experience in the travel industry as an agent or broker is a requirement. We require an experienced travel industry professional with great customer relationship and communication skills.

Full Time or Flexible Hours
Full time is preferred, but we are flexible for those who may want a Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm.

What does the role look like:

  • Be professional with great customer relationship & communication skills
  • Have a great sense of humour, happy to have fun as well as work hard
  • Part of a small team of 5 working in a relaxed environment
  • Understand how to get the work done when required
  • Encourage your initiative to develop new and exciting tours
  • The role will report to the General Manager

Essential requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience working within the travel industry
  • Excellent working knowledge of Sabre for airline reservations
  • Exceptional communication skills customer support
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Previous travel experience with groups, wholesale or corporate travel is an advantage
  • Expert, professional level verbal / written English skills
  • High levels of attention to detail & accuracy
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise
  • Excellent phone manner

Only accepting New Zealand citizens or residents with valid work permits.

If interested, please look through our website, Mahertours.co.nz. To apply, please email your CV & Cover Letter to – emily@mahertours.co.nz

Tour Recap – 2023 Wonders of Kenya & Tanzania Safari Tour

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In our recent tour in June, we got to experience a true once in a lifetime highlight.

During our safari through the sprawling Serengeti landscape, an unforgettable spectacle unfolded before our very eyes. The sight of playful lion cubs frolicking amidst the savannah was nothing short of priceless, serving as a rare and awe-inspiring testament to the untamed beauty of the natural world.

We also had the privilege of engaging intimately with the local communities, forging connections that enriched our understanding of the vibrant cultures and traditions of Kenya and Tanzania. Amidst these heartwarming encounters, we had the distinct honour of meeting numerous schoolchildren, their aspirations and dreams serving as a testament to the region’s promising future.

Check out the video recap below of our 2023 Wonders of Kenya & Tanzania Tour highlights.

Enjoy – Maher Escorted Tours

Video credit: Suzie Caskey 


Want to join our 2024 Wonders of Kenya & Tanzania Safari Tour next year?

Call us to speak with a consultant (0800 500 518) or find us online.



Tour Recap – 2023 Southern Africa with Zambia & Botswana including Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park

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It has almost been a month since we have returned home from our Southern Africa Tour, and and we’re thrilled with the incredible sights and experiences we enjoyed.

We had the opportunity to witness breathtaking landscapes, encounter giraffes, lions, elephants among other wildlife. We immersed ourselves in the rich cultures and traditions of this extraordinary region.

You can find the tour recap video below of our 2023 Southern Africa with Zambia & Botswana including Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park Tour.

Enjoy – Maher Escorted Tours

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Tour Recap – 2023 Kimberley Cruise Tour

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Just returning from the most remote & beautiful region in all of Australia, the Kimberley.
Known for large swathes of wilderness defined by rugged ranges, dramatic gorges, semi-arid savanna, cruising this area is a special experience.
Saltwater crocodiles, mangroves, waterfalls and amazing sunsets. We had the privilege to experience wildlife up close and create forever memories.

You can find the tour recap video below of our 2023 Kimberley Cruise Tour.
Enjoy – Maher Escorted Tours

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