Meet our Drivers


J Driver

Hi guys I’m your guide and driver Joseph. I’m an amateur artist, musician and historian. I can tell you all about NZ. ….that is if I haven’t got you talking about your amazing home country! Jump on board and come for a roadtrip with me…have a chin wag, spin a yarn, tell a tale and let’s make an adventure of it!


Dave Driver

Dave has had many years driving experience. For over 10 years he was a Driver Trainer and Assessor teaching young persons to drive safely and obtain their drivers licence. Dave has been driving Hobbiton tours since the company started and has created memorable experiences for people from all around the world. He takes a lot of pleasure in ensuring people are having a great time.


Steve Driver

Steve does a few things in the company with a smile on his face and makes people laugh. He’s a tour guide, a driver, a vehicle cleaner, the accounts person, the salesperson, the marketing person, and maintenance person. Oh yeah he’s the boss too LOL Loves his skiing, the beach and used to DJ

Steve’s been a backpacker in his 20’s and a few years ago through Brazil for 2 months. He understands what’s important from a backpackers and travellers point of view. Steve makes sure it is a nice relaxed non rushed tour and a memorable experience is created for you. He’s’ installed this motto into his drivers too.

This is his 3rd successful tour company he has started, the 1st one in USA, the other still going in New Zealand