Marianne Acreman
If it’s unique or adventurous, our Director, Marianne, has it covered. She has travelled extensively across all seven continents, and has an incredible knowledge base about Africa in particular.
Jim Drapes
Director, Jim, has led groups on the Kokoda Track so many times that he knows every path personally. Jim’s also leads the Great Southern Safari and 4WD safaris through Southern Africa. Click the pic to read more...
Ray Baker
Back Track Director, Ray Baker, an expert at high altitude trekking, designs and often leads our treks in Nepal, the Indian Himalaya and Kilimanjaro.
Leanne Flanagan Smith
General Manager
Leanne has travelled to all seven continents, so ask her anything. Leanne recently returned from an Antarctica and Sri Lankan trip, but her favourite holiday is South America. Click the pic to read more...
Clare Davissen
Sales & Reservations Manager – Trekking
Clare manages Back Track's trekking suite of products, and is herself an avid trekker who’s trekked on six continents. She leads treks and designs new itineraries. Click the pic to read more...
Kylie Gilbert
Finance | Administration | Reservations
Kylie looks after the business finances and admin for the Kokoda Treks; she knows the track well and has the muddy boots to prove it. She is also a Nepal trek leader and each November leads a group to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes. Click the pic to read more...
Naomi Zerner
Adventure Consultant
Talk about having the travel bug! Naomi’s travel experience is vast with recent trips to South Africa, the Indian sub-continent and Peru. She's also a whiz at packaging tours! Click the pic to read more...
Matteo Carri
Adventure Consultant
Irish-Italian Matteo (Matt) is our European guru. He has recently returned from Japan and Greenland, and from undertaking research in Sicily for his Sicilian Odyssey Food Adventure in October 2018! Come along. Click the pic to read more...
Emma Smith
Adventure Consultant
Emma knows Peregrine product like the back of her hand, and she is also our go-to-girl for Canada having lived there and experienced it first-hand. Emma recently returned from Cambodia and from an Amazon Jungle adventure in South America. Click the pic to read more...
Sarah Mackenzie
Client reservations
Sarah coordinates our clients’ reservations, so you are in good hands. She is super organised (you should see her desk) and Sarah's favourite travel destination is the USA.
Claire Filet
Administration Assistant
Claire looks after your final documents to ensure you get away! She works part-time with Back Track and is studying to be a nurse. Claire recently travelled to India.
Prue Barker
Administrative Assistant
Prue is our administrative assistant and will get you (and our consultants) sorted. A keen traveller, walker and hiker, Prue recently completed the Kokoda Track.
Rachel Avery
Social Media & Marketing Manager
Rachel comes to Back Track with a background in all things digital and marketing. She loves to travel, and currently has two overseas holidays planned! Connect with her via our events, eDM, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.