Lakestone Lodge Rach Roberts July


Our Local Guides take you to some of our best selected spots

Our New Zealand born and bred guides will take you to the most stunning locations in the South Island of New Zealand.

We know these places like the back of our hand and the passion each of our team hold for sharing our land and sky with you is second to none, we guarantee an amazing experience in the outdoors of some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery and locations that have been choosen by us all over many adventures to give you the very best of what our areas have on offer.

Our focus is on the night sky and astrophotography as our core business and we do often also offer a landscapes/astrophotography combination, nature photography and experience with other well known landscape photographers throughout the year also

Come out with us, gain confidence with you gear and get your camera off auto, learn how to edit you images to international standards in post processing and if of interest how to edit to print workshops for selling your work online and in your local area.

Welcome to our backyard, Rachel Gillespie, Rachel Roberts, Jordan McInally, Joseph Pooley, Douglas Thorne


We will take you out to shoot photos in some of our special Astrophotography, Landscape and Wildlife locations.

PLUS advanced post processing tuition
PLUS a Professional Printing Workshop covering how to print your work to sell.

We also offer a private social media group after the workshop for you to connect with others on your tour and our larger team group Southern Photography Adventures for loads of useful information and upcoming events, you are welcome to post your images in our group for feedback or just to share, this is a safe professional space

Optional Add-on 

One on One tuition with one of our tutors after your tour



Landscapes &

Milford Sound August 2021

Rachel Gillespie and Douglas Thorne

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Lakestone Lodge Lake Pukaki - August 2021

Rachel Gillespie | Jordan McInally | Rachel Roberts

Lake Tekapo Lillybank Starry Nights Pano

Autumn Leaves and Stars

Mackenzie Country - April 2022

Rachel Gillespie and Meghan Maloney

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Lakestone Lodge Lake Pukaki - May 2022

Rachel Gillespie and  Jordan McInally

Port Bryson single Jupiter reigns Sept 2

Long Exposure Landscapes and Stars

Mackenzie Country - Spring Sept 2021

Rachel Gillespie and Meghan Maloney

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Guided Walking

Various Dates 2021-2022 Season

Get in touch for your group tour quote from $195 pp