Great Ocean Walk Specialists

Meet the Raw Travel team of dedicated Great Ocean Walk (Great Ocean Road Walk) tour specialists.

 

Jodie Mayo
Great Ocean Walk Tour Specialist: jodie@rawtravel.com
Jodie is RAW Travel’s Great Ocean Walk specialist in our office and is passionate, knowledgeable and experienced about this iconic walk. She has  knowledge of the tracks, the options and the trips and will use her knowledge of the walk to plan your group or individual travel. Jodie will organise your travel arrangements so that your trip to the Great Ocean Walk is more than just a walk. It will be a trip to remember!

Lee Bryant
Driver (Guided and self guided)
You’ll meet Lee on all our Great Ocean Walks, as he is our support vehicle driver. A long time resident of Cape Otway, he knows this unique area like the back of his hand. Lee has been involved with running our trips here for many years. Self-guided walkers have Lee as a liaison and he provides a briefing at the start of the trips.His great sense of humor and cheery personality has brightened many a weary walker’s day with a welcoming cup of tea and a smile at rest stops.
Mark Brack
Shipwreck Expert (Guided tours)
You’ll meet Mark on all our Great Ocean Walk (Great Ocean Road Walk) guided tours, and his talks are consistently rated as one of people highlights of their trip. Mark Brack was born and bred in the Otways. As the son of the light keeper at Cape Otway Lighthouse, Mark was raised by the sea absorbing the stories of light keepers, mariners and experiencing the treasures of the coast and hinterland. Mark is a very experienced guide and is able to adapt his presentations to all levels and is especially gifted at inspiring the imaginations of children. He was featured in the “Art of Walking” video made by Tourism Victoria as a recognition of his excellent local knowledge and entertaining, imaginative presentations.


Eric Ward
Walking Leader
Eric loves exploring places, people, culture and food. He spent time growing up in Kenya, Cyprus, Germany and England before finally arriving in Australia. He leads Sri Lanka and Great Ocean Walk tours and loves to interact with people in adventurous and sometimes challenging circumstances. Eric has traveled privately and led groups on extended tours to many destinations including Patagonia, Peru, Croatia,Turkey, Cambodia, Vietnam, Egypt and Sri Lanka. In Australia Eric has also led tour groups through the Red Centre, The Flinders Ranges, The Great Ocean Road, The Grampians, and in Tasmania The Bay of Fires and The Franklin River.

 

Richard Collopy
Indigenous Guide
Richard specialises in interpreting the environment from an indigenous perspective to community and government and school students.
Much of his work involves protecting and managing cultural heritage within the region as a consultant to Parks Victoria. We are truly blessed to have him as part of our Great Ocean Walk tours.