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Job opportunities for Adventure Tourism and Adventure Tourism Management graduates are quite good. Tourism is one of New Zealand's largest industries and the Adventure Tourism market in particular is continuing to grow. However, instructor and guide positions depend largely on your level of skill and experience.

However, it is also worth noting that jobs in this field are often seasonal, especially if you are interested in specialising in the winter sports. Being available for short-term positions and part-time work will increase your likelihood of finding a job in this industry.

Adventure Tourism can lead into the following careers

Tour Guide

Tour guides escort people on sightseeing, educational or other tours, and describe points of interest.
Tour Guide

Ski Field Patroller

Ski field patrollers provide a safe environment for skiers, snowboarders and other snowsport area users by ensuring conditions are safe, and educating visitors about mountain safety.
Ski Field Patroller

Snowsport Instructor

Ski/snowboard instructors teach people how to ski or snowboard and improve their technique.
Snowsport Instructor

Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor

Outdoor recreation guides and instructors teach or guide outdoor activities
Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor

Diver

Divers are professionals who are certified and paid to go underwater.
Diver

Travel and Information Consultant

Travel and information consultants work at visitor information centres, providing customers with information about tourist attractions, accommodation and travel.
Travel and Information Consultant