Go Guides

We inspire, challenge and motivate visitors and colleagues to go further, deeper and beyond the average.  With a mix of backgrounds and skills, we all have something in common - we make our backyard into a playground. This is the GO team....

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Russell Thomas - General Manager

Here from the birth of Go Orange in 2012, Russ is all GO. His Fiordland roots go way back, with a Naval background who better than to steer the Go Orange ship!

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Indri Gordon - Head of People & Performance

Our head of people, the queen of culture and the ultimate party planner. If she’s not racing down the local mountain bike trails or hanging out with her badass son Robbie G, she’s making sure that our company culture is smooth sailing. She’s here to look after our people, their performance and all things fun. She’s your go to, your cool AF momma hen who makes sure all GO people live and breathe our ethos.

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Kayleigh Woodings - Head of Sales

The new Kiwi on the block, Kayleigh recently joined the Go Orange ranks as Head of Sales. Born and raised in the South Island she went on to fulfill a career in travel over the pond. Recently returning to the motherland to power Go Orange's sales and head the team. Welcome home K, we are stoked to have you on board!

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Gus Mair - Finance Manager

The man, the myth, the spreadsheet. The guy that makes sure all our finances run smoothly so we can continue to buy cool stuff. When he's not being an all-around office legend, he's out there being an awesome Dad to his one-year-old boy, Jackson.

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Tim Wells - Cruise Experience Manager

The newest kid on the block, we welcome Tim to our operations team. Tim is our new cruise experience manager looking after all our lovely travellers who jump on board one of our many vessels. Falling in love with Fiordland he decided to return from the swiss alps and set up camp here in the South, were stoked to have him as part of the Go Family.

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Courtney Quintrell - Kayak Experience Manager

Our very own Milford Sound guru, having lived in Fiordland National Park for over 6 years she knows this Fiord like the back of her hand. You will find Courtney hiking in the hills or showing off our incredible backyard on the water. She spins a good yarn about Fiordland so be sure to ask her any questions you have.

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Calum Mould - Sales Consultant

One would say Calum is quite the famous face around here, well maybe in Korea at least. Calum is now part of the sales team and looks after our local agents. Having been one of the OG Jet Boat crew he sure knows his stuff when it comes to our GO products. Find him up in the mountains or floating on Perky's bar in his downtime.

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Brad Simmons - Assistant Rafting Manager

Meet Brad, the guy who knows these rivers like the back of his hand. Our senior raft guide, veggie garden enthusiast and part time pirate. Brad has been rafting for over 17 years in some of the most incredibly scenic parts of our world. He spins an epic yarn and can tell you a thing or two about his days rafting the rivers in Queenstown.

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Gemma Kelly - Operations Coordinator

Our resident kiosk babe Gemma will be stationed in Queenstown Bay overseeing everything Jet Boat related. The woman with a plan and a personality to match. If she's not out in the sun looking after our travelers and ensuring everything runs like clockwork, she's walking with her best mate, Bear, finding all the best secret spots in Queenstown.

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Dani Lusk - Jet Boat Driver

Dani is fresh off the boat, get it ;) by that we mean she is brand new to Queenstown and ready to get stuck in to all things Jet Boating. She happens to also be the only female commercial jetboater in Queenstown right now, power to the women!

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Tom Thomas - Jet Boat Driver

Meet Tom. TT as we like to call him is the youngest commercial Jet Boater in Queenstown. From the classroom to the Kawarau he spins a sick yarn as well as those 360 spins all the way down the river. If he’s not immersed in all things jet boating, you’ll find him riding lines down the mountains. Be sure to book on to one of Tom’s trips, he’s a pretty good egg!

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Percy - Raft Guide

The man, the myth, the mullet. Percy is a bit of a legend around these parts, a jack of all trades if you will. He has safety kayaking, raft guiding, bus driving and photographer under his experience belt. The Shotover River is his favourite river in the world and he can’t wait to show you why.

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