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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Luke Taylor - General Manager

Our head guide Luke Taylor joined the Go Army in 2017 bringing passion and purpose with him. Innovation is his game, ensuring all Go products are at the top of the tourism A-Game at all times.

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Emma Hansen - Head of Marketing

After making the leap across the pond our little Aussie comrade joined the GO ranks 13 months ago. She heads the marketing team, responsible for all those epic campaigns and ideas you see flying around the nation. If she’s not scaling mountains or supping on a cold brew you’ll find her mastering all things colourful at Go Orange. Emma turned her new home into her playground instantly and has found her place in the wild world of New Zealand adventure tourism.

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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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Emily Croce - Australian Sales Manager

Meet Emily, our sales gal, banter queen and all-time good egg. If she’s not at home hanging out with her feline friend Barry she’s out spreading the word about how epic Go Orange is to all our local agents and across the ditch in Australia. One of the original Thunder crew, she’s now an integral part of Go Oranges sales operation. .

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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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Harley Lawson - Head Jet Boat Driver / Skipper

From one paradise to the next, Harley hails from the tropical Abel Tasman National Park, seeking adventure. He packed up and moved down to the mountains in Queenstown. Catapulting his life into Jet Boat driving he now spends his days taking boats of thrill seekers up and down the Kawarau River. If he’s hooning around the lake, you’ll find him planning epic travel trips or hiking high in the mountains.

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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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