It's understood the American popstar was still in Queenstown this morning and left on a private jet about 8.30am.
She has now landed in pouring rain in Australia. The plane taxied inside a hangar so she didn't get wet.
The 25-year-old landed in New Zealand on Monday, skipping the American Music Awards and sparking a furore among fans eager to catch a glimpse of her.
But there weren't many to be had, with only a grainy photo of her on Bethells Beach taken. At times she was rumoured to be in East Tamaki, Henderson and at Lorde's parents' bach south of Auckland.
And then she apparently showed up in Queenstown for the first time on Wednesday.
Soon after a Gulfstream G450 private jet landed at Queenstown Airport, the Grammy Award winner discreetly descended the landing stairs.
Swift kept her face turned away from waiting media as she exited the plane about 10.15am.
Several men - many wearing earpieces - left the plane first and stood at the base of the stairs.
Swift, wearing a long black puffer jacket with the hood pulled up, black trousers and tan ankle boots, immediately got into a Range Rover and minutes later a motorcade of at least five vehicles pulled out of the airport.
Their destination: Paradise, where Swift was believed to be filming for a music video for Out of the Woods.
The Associated Press reported Swift was absent from Monday's American Music Awards because she was ''filming a new music video overseas''.
Earlier this week the Swift angered Auckland beachgoers who say her crew put a rare native bird at risk when filming her latest music video at a west coast beach.
The local film production company behind Taylor Swift's Bethells Beach music video has since apologised over concerns it disrupted nesting dotterel.