Your Walking Tour Guides

Our Bay of Fires Lodge Walk guides are often thought of as our most outstanding asset.  They are passionate, educated, great interpreters and cooks all rolled into one.  Feedback regarding our guides is invariably positive.  The guides will enhance the journey with their knowledge and understanding of the flora, fauna, geology and history of the local area

In the words of one traveller "Our guides were exceptional - not only in their professionalism - but also in their ability to pass on their obvious passion and enthusiasm for their job and the area itself."

Molly Gardner

Molly Gardner

Molly grew up in the middle of Tassie on a dairy farm. From childhood, she has loved the island’s wide-open space.

Molly loves nothing more than to help people relax and unwind in Tasmania’s landscape. Having grown up spending many summers on the Freycinet Peninsula, she has a soft spot for the east coast. As an adventurous, fun-loving sort, don’t be surprised if Molly joins you for an ocean dip. Few things make her happier than beach time with a good book or swimming at the Bay of Fires.

With a degree in Business and currently studying her Masters of Tourism, Molly is particularly passionate about giving guests the ultimate experience while treading lightly. When she’s not out on the trails with us, you’ll find her running, bushwalking or casting a line with her family. Ask her about her latest love of playing AFL footy.

Sheree Kemp

Sheree Kemp

Born and raised in the Bay of Fires area, guiding on the East Coast is like coming home for Sheree.

The mother of two grown boys, Sheree and her husband own a Financial Planning business. While hubby is semi-retired, Sheree just can’t help but hit the trails regularly for her fix of the great outdoors.

Having grown up on the coast, she’s our Bay of Fires go-to. Her father was a professional fisherman so Sheree has a lifetime of knowledge and lesser-known regional secrets. She loves seeing guests walk away loving the Bay of Fires as much as she does. Her ability to read a group and adapt on the fly ensures Sheree is great company. Like most of our guides, on her days off she’s often out walking herself and loves a good dinner out with friends. Oh, and Far North Queensland often calls for a warm escape.

Georgie Cameron

Georgie Cameron

Lodge Host

Georgie is a special hybrid, raised between Melbourne and a sheep farm in Northern Tasmania.

Georgie simply bursts with personality as your Bay of Fires Lodge Host. She’ll tell you this is her favourite walk for the swims and the chats. According to Georgie there are so many out-of-this-world swim spots and wide beaches for body surfing that there’s no better place to get salty. She’ll go on to say that the chats are superb, because vast beaches allow for great convos versus narrow bush tracks between only the person in front or behind.

As a Lodge Host, Georgie loves to see the transformation in guests from the first to the last day. She still pinches herself how wonderful the guests are - whether by endorphin high or by virtue they are all natural legends. Get her chatting and Georgie will tell you she finds ‘above normal’ joy in fresh flowers, tingly skin after a cold ocean swim, a really good boiled egg and the smell of horse sweat. Keep chatting and she might tell you she and partner Jock have a Kelpie named Joe that resembles a dingo. Joe has a pet lamb, Damo. But that’s another story.

David Lennon

David Lennon

Dave loves the great outdoors and feels pretty chuffed it’s his work office.

When Dave is in the wide outdoors, he feels free, connected and safe. It’s a good chance he’ll have you feeling exactly the same. He loves a good challenge both mentally and physically, while disconnecting from the rest of the world out in Tassie’s wild places.

His favourite walk is the Bay of Fires for its white sand beaches, indigenous living sites dating back tens of thousands of years, the ever-changing landscape carved by sea, orange lichen coated rocks and the clear turquoise waves crashing by your side as you walk. Has he got you tempted?

When he’s not on the trail with us, he’s usually running along one, carving along a mountain bike trail, hiking, honing his photography skills or enjoying a local beer with mates.

Holly Schorta

Holly Schorta

Yoga Teacher Holly grew up by the sea and has spent a lifetime bushwalking, camping and playing by the beach.

Holly grew up at Clifton Beach, just outside Hobart. She’s spent her life frolicking in Tasmania’s outdoors so when she left school, it was only natural to venture into a role that mirrored this. Once completing The Adventure Tour Guiding Course back in 2016, she’s been guiding ever since.

With her strong connection to the coast, the Bay of Fires Lodge Walk is Holly’s pick of our walks. She loves the white beaches, granite boulders and orange lichen. She also loves that it can offer up blue skies one trip and wild storms the next. It’s an ever-changing feast of colour and surprise.

Holly enjoys taking guests out of their comfort zone. She knows this allows for growth and change as well as reconnecting people with the natural world. Outside of guiding, Holly is a yoga teacher, loves traveling and has aspirations of becoming a nurse.

Lara Winchester-Scott

Lara Winchester-Scott

Lara is a lover of wild places and enriching spaces.

Get Lara out in the wild and she’s in her happy place. Guiding is therefore her perfect match. She values becoming immersed in the environment whether that be Tasmania’s open button plains, mountain ranges or lush rainforests. That said, her heart rests by the coastline. The Bay of Fires Lodge Walk is a favourite. Lara is drawn to the comfort and colours of this coast and loves nothing more than to share it with others.

When Lara isn’t out walking with us, she’s outdoors and adventuring herself. Like many of our guides, her past times are well aligned to her ‘work office.’ A creative and connective type, Lara loves hearing other’s stories as she journeys with you. For her, it’s all about people and place.