Meet the Directors

Adventure Bound Tours is a family run business which has developed over the years to be a professional business able to cater for all ages and fitness levels. We are dedicated to client service and hold safety as our number one priority. Each of us brings unique experiences, knowledge and skills to ensure that every aspect of your adventure has an expert taking care of your needs and planning your experience. We are the Adventure professionals.

Olly

Olly

Olly has served with the Australian Regular Army and Army Reserve for 22 years, 7 as a member of the Special Air Service Regiment (SAS).  On leaving the Australian Regular Army, Olly joined the Queensland Police Service (QPS) as a sworn officer and then the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) as a Fire fighter. Through these professions, he developed high levels of experience in leadership, management, emergency response, risk assessment, communication and teamwork skills.

Olly is a returned serviceman having served with the SAS in both Afghanistan in 2002, Iraq in 2003 and Border Protection Patrols as a reservist with the 51st Battalion. Olly is currently serving with the 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment as a Patrol Commander.

While serving in the Australian Army, Olly has instructed and facilitated Australian and international troops (Malaysians, Indonesians and Vanuatu) in jungle warfare while posted to Jungle Training Wing Tully (JTW), and was recognised for his skilful tracking ability. He was also awarded the Australia Day Medal for his contribution to JTW.

Olly has been noted for his leadership while in the 51st Battalion namely in his role mentoring and leading the high number of indigenous troops that are found in the remote outstations in Cape York and Torres Strait. This is something that Olly has developed over time and is well regarded amongst the indigenous troops.

Olly is self-motivated and has worked hard to reach his goals. He has discovered that motivating others to meet their personal challenges and achieve their goals is very satisfying.

Like many diggers, Olly has a keen interest in military history and has gained a wealth of knowledge in this area. With a passion for the jungle, bush tucker and survival, Olly will facilitate a trekking experience that will surpass your expectations.

Billy

Billy

Billy is the wife of Olly and the mother of their four boys. She is a high school Physical Education Teacher and has been involved in education for over a decade. She has coached and motivated school students to reach their full potential both physically and mentally.

As an educator, Billy has experience in team building, management, mentoring, communication and leadership. In addition to this, Billy provides free fitness classes to local women from her home. She uses her skills and knowledge to assist others to achieve their goals.

Billy is passionate about health and fitness and finds constructing fitness programs, greatly rewarding. She also continually pursues the latest in nutritional information for optimising physical performance.

Billy will communicate with you throughout the pre trek process ensuring that you are fully prepared and ready to tackle all that lays ahead.

Billy is passionate about people and loves to support and encourage them to go beyond what they believe they are capable of. She is a positive asset to the Adventure Bound Team.


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How do I train for Kokoda?

01/02/2016

So you’ve decided to do the Kokoda Track and you want to use your training time well. You are aware that you need to do a fair bit of walking to prepare for the 96km trek. But how do you maximise your training time to get the best results? Well the answer is simple…. Hills!! It’s all about the hills!

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Treks close to Australia

04/09/2015

Are you looking for your next trekking adventure? Do you want it to be not only a hike but an adventure? If you have exhausted the hiking tracks in your region and you are looking for something that not every man and his dog is doing, then stay tuned…

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