Wilderness Photography Retreat – with Craig Potton 2025

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5 Days
5th - 9th April, 2025
West Coast (ex Queenstown)
Max People : 8


With Craig Potton


Print Your Best Images


Learn the Art of Landscape Photography


Lake Moeraki Wilderness Lodge


Craig Potton

Photographer, Publisher & Ardent Conservationist

Award winning Craig Potton is one of New Zealand’s best known and respected landscape photographers and an ardent conservationist.

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Richard Young

Richard Young

Tutor and Nature Photographer

Richard Young is a full-time landscape and wildlife photographer based in Wanaka. He has been guiding groups of photographers in New Zealand since 2010, and in 2013, he founded New Zealand Photography Workshops.

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Tour Starts – Queenstown: Start time on day 1: The whole group will be picked up from Queenstown at around 8 am, and we will drive to Wilderness Lodge, Lake Moeraki. If flying into Queenstown, you will need to fly in the day before the workshop.

Tour Finishes – Queenstown: The tour will finish at Queenstown airport in the afternoon to meet evening flights to the main cities. Finish time on day 4: The workshop finishes at midday at Wilderness Lodge, Lake Moeraki and returns to Queenstown to connect with late afternoon flights after 4 pm.



Accommodation Type: We will be staying in a luxury lodge

Single Room Included: This retreat includes single-room accommodation, no single supplement is required for solo travellers.

Food: The price retreat is fully inclusive, with all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners included, along with single-room accommodation.


A minimum level of physical activity is necessary to enjoy this retreat. Most locations we shoot will require a short walk (15-30mins one way) that are sometimes uphill, over uneven ground, or rocky beaches and you will be carrying your own equipment. On this retreat, there will also be 1-2 longer walk (45 min one way). If your fitness or mobility is an issue, please let us know.


A non-refundable deposit of NZD$800.00 is required to reserve your space for the workshop. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the start of the workshop. You may pay in full at time of booking, the balance (minus the deposit) will remain fully refundable until 30 days before the workshop.

Booking and Cancellation Policy: Please click here for our booking and cancellation policy.


This tour is limited to a small group size of 8. Limiting class sizes ensures we provide you with the best experience possible, including expert guidance, instruction and personal attention, according to your learning style.


Camera Equipment: Our workshops focus on how to use your camera, not your type of camera. A basic list of recommended camera equipment can be found here
Clothing: A list of recommended clothing to wear on the workshop can be found here


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