If You Pick A Guided Walk
Meet Our Guides
Professional guides make a memorable holiday, and you’ll love our guides. Auswalk guides are all mature professionals with excellent leadership skills, local knowledge and experience in safely leading groups.
Their role is to organise all the logistics of the holiday and provide information about the areas you are visiting. They will safely lead the group, help to ensure that each person's expectations are met and that everyone has a stress free walking holiday.Our guides are enthusiastic people who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with you. Above all, they are fun people to spend your holiday with!
Guides are trained to a high level in all areas of trip operation including safe driving techniques, first aid, emergency procedures, food handling, cooking, and environmental know how.Importantly, Auswalk has a current Advanced Ecotourism Certification so you can be assured of quality environmental interpretation.
Denise lives in Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains where she loves to ski and ride her mountain bike. She loves travelling too.
Gavin is married to Denise and shares her love for skiing, mountain bike riding, international travel and guiding for Auswalk.
Rob has 20 years of experience guiding tours. He has a particular interest in birds and leads tours with a botanical and zoological focus.
Trevor is a retired engineer living in Sydney. He particularly loves guiding people on walks around Sydney’s magical harbour.
Hugh lives on Flinders Island where he spends most of his time on his farming property. He loves showing off his island home to walkers.
Chris lives in the Blue Mountains where he guides for Auswalk and also works as a Parks Discovery Ranger in the National Park.
After enjoying a year of travelling around Australia, Lisa has settled down into her new home in the Blue Mountains.
Marie lives in Melbourne and guides all over Australia for Auswalk. She has a passion for sharing the environment with people.
What auswalkers think about our guides
Judy & Barry Cant, Great Ocean Walk Group Guided, March 2013
The best walk we have done. Our guides Marie and Gavin were wonderful – professional, caring, knowledgeable, patient and fun to be with.The organisation, attention to detail and co-operation from the moment we made contact with Auswalk to the completion of the walk was absolutely outstanding.
Michael & Victoria La Robina, Red Centre Group Guided – July 2013
Meals were delicious, generous and accommodation very comfortable.Marie and Lisa are fantastic guides - they were happy and blended into our personalities.Within a day the group got on so well. We had many funny talks and stories.
Louise O’Connor, November 2013
It was just so great and I feel refreshed enough to deal with whatever comes my way in the next few months. The ability to not have to do anything more than eat, sleep, drink, walk and observe beauty was all that I needed.
Jacqui Brooks, March 2014
For me, the entire experience, from the initial booking, to being picked up and dropped off at the airport at the beginning and ending of the walk was an extremely rewarding experience. Walking with Auswalk for a second time made me feel like family and I know I will be back.