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Our tour leaders are dedicated, informative people who share their passion and knowledge on local history, culture, wildlife & topography. They will work 24/7 on your behalf to make sure that we are doing all we can to ensure your enjoyment.

Alan Don

Alan Don is a retired national parks and wildlife officer and forester who worked in Central and Southern Queensland. Alan has travelled with interNATIONAL PARKtours in Japan, South America, Madagascar, Singapore and Australia. He has cycle toured around eastern Canada, and also travelled in Indonesia, Ireland, Namibia, New Zealand and…
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Barry Davies

Twice-named ‘Eco Guide of the Year’ by Ecotourism Australia, Barry Davies is one of the most experienced nature tour leaders within Australia and New Zealand, with a particular passion for birds and wildlife. Since 2008 Barry has been a naturalist and lecturer aboard an expedition vessel visiting islands from Fiji…
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Daniel Feinstein

Daniel Feinstein, recognized as a “Trusted Travel Expert” by South America travellers, was born into a family of naturalists and spent most of his childhood traveling and hiking in Patagonia and throughout South America. Daniel continued his travels around the world, working in Europe, hiking in Nepal and Sikkim, and…
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David Heap

David Heap was brought up in the north of England where his first experience walking was with his school’s hiking club. From there, he spent much of his time in the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District, North Wales, various parts of Scotland and the South of England. He has spent time…
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Didier Ramilison

Didier Ramilison has lived and worked in Madagascar all his life. Didier is a keen bird watcher and holds a degree in Nature Science from the University of Madagascar. Didier has organised and led interNATIONAL PARKtours to Madagascar since 2012 and always receives excellent guest feedback. Where appropriate Didier works alongside…
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Dr Claire Oelrichs

Dr Claire Oelrichs is a scientific advisor, founder of “Save Indonesian Endangered Species Fund (SIES)” and veterinary surgeon. SIES supports conservation of National Parks, protected areas and other wild places of Indonesia by working with communities and supporting local Indonesian initiatives in long term development projects. To save Indonesia’s unique…
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Enzo Amodio

Enzo is from Agerola on Italy's Amalfi coast and lives in Melbourne with his wife Cathy and two children. Enzo's 'Southern Italian Sojourn' tour to the Amalfi Coast & Sicily is one of interNATIONAL PARKtours signature tours, with guests loving his friendly manner and ability to enliven the Italian experience…
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Graeme McGregor

Graeme McGregor is a geographer with a passion for discovering our natural and cultural environments, especially through walking. Some of Graeme’s early roles include teaching and establishing and operating the Grampians Field Studies Centre near Dunkeld; planning for the Grampians and Point Nepean National Parks in Victoria, and planning or…
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Ian Gray

An adventurer by heart, Ian Gray has been involved in the field as a tour leader and caterer for numerous walking journeys throughout Australia’s wondrous National Parks and overseas throughout Asia/Pacific for many years. His geology and geomorphology knowledge will ensure a unique journey, engaging travellers to view destinations from…
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Judith Kunzlé

Judith Kunzlé is an internationally recognised artist who lived in Rarotonga for 27 years and recently moved to California. During her time on the island, she worked as a designer for UN / government projects and the Cook Islands Natural Heritage Trust on natural history projects on Rarotonga, Atiu and…
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Leo San Sebastian

Leo San Sebastian grew up in Spain’s Basque Country and has been a professional tour leader for over three decades, leading walking holidays throughout Spain, Morocco, the French Swiss & Italian Alps, South America and Asia. Over the past 13 years he has created and led interNATIONAL PARKtours Spain and…
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Lisa Groom

Lisa Groom is the daughter of interNATIONAL PARKtours founders Tony & Connie Groom and grand-daughter of Binna Burra Mountain Lodge founder Arthur Groom. You could say the great outdoors is in Lisa’s blood. Growing up with the business she commenced working as a tour leader and co-ordinator with interNATIONAL PARKtours…
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Neli Radkova

Neli Radkova got the adventure bug at an early age, being just 4 years old when she climbed her first mountain, one of the highest and wildest in Bulgaria. Her fascination with the mountains quickly turned into her passion and she took every opportunity to explore them, either as a…
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Nikos Magitsis

Nikos Magitsis is an avid mountaineer and outdoor enthusiast. Being the first Greek to climb Mt Everest, he then went onto climb the highest peak in every continent. However he is at his best leading walking tours in his homeland. His knowledge of history and botany will ensure a memorable…
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Ozgur Tepe

Ozgur Tepe has been leading interNATIONAL PARKtours journeys to Turkey since our first foray to this region. A professional guide with broad knowledge of archeology, art history, literature and folklore, he enlighens us the curious cultural marvels of his homeland along with showcasing unique landscapes and natural wonders. Giving a…
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Quentin Chester

Quentin Chester is an accomplished traveller, writer and guide. A regular contributor to Australian Geographic since 1986, he’s also been a mainstay at Wild magazine with his long-running column ‘The Wild Life’. In the 1990’s he and Alasdair McGregor co-authored two landmark books, The Kimberley: Horizons of Stone and Australia’s…
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Ray Dickson

Since arriving from Ireland in 1974, Ray Dickson has enjoyed living and working in the wide open spaces of Western Australia. Ray's love for the Australian outback and its unique wildlife is born out of many years working in the Pilbara, zoo keeper duties in the Perth Zoo and Northern…
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Suzanne Noakes

Suzanne Noakes is an adventurer by heart, travelling to every continent and developing a deep understanding of the variety and vibrancy of people and cultures around the world. Over the past 25 years she has travelled extensively throughout Asia Pacific, leading up to 100 expeditions for private groups, university alumni…
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Tony Groom

Tony Groom founded interNATIONAL PARKtours with wife Connie in 1975 inspired by a Churchill Fellowship visit to the National Parks of the US and Canada. 40 years later he continues to find inspiration in the National Parks of the 65 countries he has visited. He says "National Parks are islands…
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