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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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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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Jack Simon - Raft Guide

Our resident full of life, always ready, river stoked raft guide Jack loves everything about his job and his new hometown Queenstown. Hailing from the North Island, Jack made the move to live in the mountains and raft one of the worlds most iconic Rivers. Ask him everyday what he loves and he will tell you the Shotover at 70 cumecs. If you're down for good yarns, Sh*t jokes and a unforgettable raft trip, get in Jacks boat!

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Josh Smith - Raft Guide

Originally a Honey farmer up on the North Island, Josh traded the tranquil life for one filled with adrenaline and whitewater. Moving to Queenstown to raft the mighty Shotover River after studying up north this life gives him a buzz like no other (haha get it?) This travelling raft guide will be off for warmer temps of Croatia soon and back to take on New Zealand’s best Rivers next season.

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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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Ricki Hurst - Milford Sound Skipper

Brand new to the Milford Haven after spending seasons skippering the Tasman Explorer in Doubtful Sound, Ricki is now at the helm of the Milford Haven. He has a strong love for camping, singalongs and a good yarn as he shows off his epic backyard to all our travelers. Be sure to jump up into the skipper’s cab and have a chat with this legend.

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Matt Murray - Milford Sound Crew

Matt recently joined the Fiordland family. He has a love for all thing’s boating, surfing and getting involved within the Milford Sound community. Welcome to the team Matt, we are stoked to have you on board.

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Jen Carruthers - Milford Sound Manager

From kayak to cruise Jen is now the head of our Milford Sound crew. Jen has always loved Fiordland after years of city life. She loves sharing her epic new home with all the people who travel on board. Catch her on The Haven for some awesome facts about Fiordland.

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