You'll certainly be in safe hands with Marie. She has over 30 years of teaching and guiding experience and is Auswalk’s longest serving guide. There’s virtually no Auswalk trip Marie hasn't been on, but her favourite remains the Great Ocean Walk, which she’s walked over 60 times.
Paul’s an expert on Victoria's Alpine and Western Australian walks. His passion for photography makes all the trips he guides even more memorable. Never short on walking stories – Paul’s adventures have taken him around the world.
Katie brings with her years of experience guiding for many different outfits. Her fun and bubbly personality means there’s never a dull moment for walkers. She has a passion for nature and won’t hesitate to share her vast knowledge of the Australian Outback, particularly its flora and fauna.
Bill’s outdoor knowledge is second to none, having spent 30 years running outdoor education programs. There's nothing Bill can't tell you about walking in South Australia or Victoria, drawing from his own unique experiences – something you won't find in the guidebooks.
Affectionately known as “Dr Merel”, her understanding of nature is informed by a background in biology, evolution and ecology. Merel has guided trips all over the country and to locations as far flung as Antarctica, the Hebrides and the Caribbean. Yet her speciality remains Australia, exploring the few parts we don't yet go to, developing new trips for us.
Hugh's love for adventure helped him find his way from the UK to Outback Queensland. He forged a relationship with country Australia while working on his Tasmanian farm. His knowledge and expertise is that of a local, which comes in handy when delivering our walks on Flinders Island and the Tasmanian mainland.
Denise is one of our longest serving guides and is one of our Top End experts with qualifications both in the Red Centre and Kakadu. However, she’s no stranger to snow, living next to the slopes in the Snowy Mountains. The other regions Denise guides include the Flinders Ranges, far north Queensland and Kangaroo Island.
Gavin has taken Auswalkers all over the country as one of our longest serving guides. A local of the Snowy Mountains, his knowledge and expertise extends to the Northern Territory, Kangaroo Island, North Queensland and the Flinders Ranges.
Dan turned his passion for the outdoors into his dream career, with qualifications in geography, arboriculture and habitat conservation. His years hiking in Alaska, Spain, NZ, and Australia would make even the most avid walker envious. An extensive knowledge of the environment and nature makes walking with Dan an immersive experience.
Bec has been wilderness guiding for almost a decade. In her spare time she loves to explore the long distance track networks in the wild parts of Australia. Taking on challenges like walking solo on the Larapinta from end to end are part of her daily life. She is also a keen mountain biker.
Kat has been guiding trips in the Red Centre and Tasmania for almost a decade. She has a particular love for the Larapinta. Her love for walking and yoga are synonymous with Auswalk's philosophy of getting people out of their comfort zone and reconnecting with themselves and nature.
Rick’s special interests are ecology and supporting nature-based adventures. With 15 years of guiding experience across Australasia, SE Asia and Eastern Europe, he brings a locals insight and passion to our walks in the Blue Mountains. On any other day Rick may be found facilitating bush adventures for local youth, or rock climbing on the mountains rugged sandstone cliffs.